5 Best Tips From The Guide To Gourmet Shaving

leisureguy's guide to gourmet shaving tips

It’s no secret that I think the Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving book is very useful to the shaver, beginner and experienced alike.  It’s filled with tons of useful information and an easy, inexpensive recommendation.  Here are what I think are five of the best tips from the book:

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After The Shave – Morral Brothers Bedford Blend Beard Oil

morral beard oil

Yes, yes, don’t worry – you are still reading Sharpologist. And yes, I’m back with another beard oil review. Just bear in mind, well, not everyone who busts out a DE razor daily hits every inch of their face (oh, you know, like me). Whether or not you’re clean-shaven, there are all manner of grooming products to help keep your face looking healthy and well-kempt. The latest of these to cross my desk is the Morral Brothers Bedford Blend Beard Oil.

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A “Different” Shave Experience?

A reader writes: “I have a Merkur 34C heavy duty that I really like. Having ordered a Feather AS-D2 and being left disappointed in its performance compared to the Merkur, I’m wondering if you can give me some advice on what to buy to complement the Merkur. I tried the Feather for about two weeks with different blades and was pretty careful about the distinct blade angle.  If it’s helpful, I typically use Feather platinum or the Israeli Personna blades in my Merkur. I tried those in the Feather, too, but did not get the same shave.”

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What Is The Best Shaving Soap?

shaving soap

It seems like the old-school shaving world has been buried in soaps lately. It used to be easy to tell which were the great ones and which ones left something to be desired.  But now that they are everywhere how can you tell good from bad?  Let’s take a look at what goes into a good shaving soap and see which ones come out ahead of the others.

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