Artist Stories: Bertus and Leen, The Schorem Barbiers

If you have yet to hear about the Schorem Barbiers and its co-owners Bertus and Leen, you are missing out on one of the most interesting and inspiring stories in the professional beauty industry. The shop and team of Schorem Barbier Rotterdam are at the forefront of the modern barbershop movement—and founders Bertus and Leen are a global social media phenomena and inspiration.  

American Salon VP of Digital Gordon Miller recently sat down with the guys at Cosmoprof NA for an in-depth conversation. Not only did they give us an insightful look into their history but they also shared some great career and business advice (and kept us smiling the entire time). To hear one of our favorite Artist Stories video interviews today, check out the video above. 


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About: Gordon is Senior Director of Digital at American Salon where he works with the entire editorial team as well as with the considerable resources of parent company Questex to bring you stories, resources and more, 24/7.

Gordon can be found online at or as @gordnm on Instagram. In real-time, you can find Gordon at major beauty events where he often teaches classes on business and career development as well as best practices in digital and social media.  Email Gordon at [email protected].