5 Minutes with Reuzel's Leen and Bertus

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Leen and Bertus started learning how to cut men’s hair when they were just fourteen years old

Since then the pair have worked their way up, founding Reuzel and opening Schorem Haarsnijder en Barbier; an old school barbershop in the heart of the working-class city of Rotterdam. To get to know the notorious pair, Leen and Bertus provided an insight into their crazy lives by answering a few questions and trust us when we say – they didn’t hold back.

Leen (the bearded bastard)

Role: Co-Founder Reuzel (aka drummer of the band)

The title of my autobiography would be: Already exists, it’s called SCHOREM

When I was younger, I wanted to be a: Airforce Pilot

My guilty pleasure is: Farting in a full elevator, and proud of it

The most read book on my shelf is: Cookbooks & Interior Design books

Last year, I played this song the most: WAR – Bob Marley

A movie that I could watch over and over is: Scent of a Woman

To me, the most iconic hairstyle in history is: Pompadour

The one Reuzel product that should be on everyone’s shelf is: REFRESH No Rinse Beard Wash

Because: It smells AWESOME!

My kit isn’t complete without: Bertus

A true Scumbag is someone who: Goes to bed at 9:30 and gets up at 5:30 to watch the sun come up

The weirdest shoot I’ve worked on is: Shave an ass for a Peter Greenway movie

The most unique person I’ve ever worked with is: My partner in crime Bertus

The strangest request I’ve had from a client: Too many to count

Anything else you want to tell us? Stay sexy

Bertus (the Bloody Butcher)

Role: Co-Founder Reuzel

The title of my autobiography would be: Always Against the Grain

When I was younger, I wanted to be a: Axl Rose

My guilty pleasure is: LUSH Bath Bombs

The most read book on my shelf is: “The Stand” by Stephen King, I read it the first time when I was about 12 or 13 years old and it scared the shit out of me… It’s more accurate than ever with Covid-19.

Last year, I played this song the most: INFECTED – Bad Religion

A movie that I could watch over and over is: Oh Brother Where Art Thou by the Coen Brothers or Gangs of New York

To me, the most iconic hairstyle in history is: Pompadour

The one Reuzel product that should be on everyone’s shelf is: Grooming Tonic

Because: We haven’t made lube yet

My kit isn’t complete without: Reuzel Pink Grease and my Pink Mizutani shears

A true Scumbag is someone who: Puts his patron before anything else

The weirdest shoot I’ve worked on is: Cutting pubic hair for Dutch television

The most unique person I’ve ever worked with is: David Raccuglia

The strangest request I’ve had from a client: It wasn’t strange but very emotional, a father asked us to give his dying son his first shave and his last haircut.

Anything else you want to tell us? You will be remembered for the rules you broke…..