POSTED: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 5:13pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 8:26am
Tyler (KETK) — Moms get plenty of recognition on their special day.
But what about dad?
"Women have always had a day of luxury, and guys have been kind of left out of that loop," said Tim Tanner.
Here's to making sure your old man gets some extra attention too.
Gander Mountain says the most popular gifts this Father's Day are cutlery and lounging chairs.
"Pocket knives, and you know, things dad always has but never has enough of ," said Ryan McCoy of Gander Mountain in Tyler.
But some say it's time to spoil dad in a different way.
"Dad needs time to decompress too," Tanner said. "Dad needs to be waited on and pampered too."
Tanner is also a stylist at Headquarters, which just opened last week in Tyler.
It's the first, full-service male grooming salon in East Texas.
"When you walk in, you are greeted by the dark woods, big flat screen TVs," said Amy Vanmeter, front desk manager. "We cater to a man's needs. It's more structured and more masculine than the average salon."
May we add, Headquarters has a full bar as well.
Employees say men shouldn't feel ashamed about freshening up.
Male-catered salons are starting to pop up all across the country.
You may be surprised to hear the clientele they are already attracting, too.
"I had a client not too long ago," Tanner said. "He was getting a pedicure. He works construction and he's an ex- Green Beret."