May seemed to be a bit of an interesting month for links related to wet shaving. Along with the usual blogs and articles there were a few additional things that stood out. Here are some links from May I would like to pass along….
Shave Like Grandad
“I acquired a Ming Shi 2000S adjustable razor this week. It is one of the highly-touted Chinese-manufactured imitators of the Merkur Futur …”
“It was a fun afternoon yesterday at the 2017 Maggard Meet in Adrian, Michigan. The Maggard store is impressive in its square footage and the vast array of wet-shaving implements and accessories. They even have an in-store barber in his own room adjacent to the sales floor.Complementing the normal space, services, and inventory of the Maggard facilities were a number of vendors promoting their wares and offering many samples and friendly discussion. “
The Close Shave
“The answer to how to hold a safety razor really is as simple however you feel comfortable while at the same time limiting any nicks or cuts. But since you find yourself here you are probably really new to traditional wet shaving or are contemplating your first razor. So here are some pointers for when you pick up that razor (for the first time or otherwise).”
Shave Straight And Safe
“Check this out! Last week I was wondering around Home Depot here in south Florida and I found a awesome brush stand that really works. The Everbilt 24215 Large Grip hook works perfectly for holding a shaving brush. All you need for this project is the hook and some two-sided tape. “
The Ming Shi adjustable razor arrived from China today. I will put it into service next week. I am shaving with the Rockwell 6C right now.
“Some razors do, to be polite about it, age less well than others. But when it’s a razor that cost me slightly less than 3 US dollars to begin with, a five year service life really isn’t bad at all… it’s all of 60 cents a year.”
Wet The Face
“I’m a big fan of kickstarter.com and when they have something that I might like they notified me and this one really peaked my interest. A company called Rockwell was coming out with a new DE razor that adjusts to your skin type and stubble length, so you get a close, comfortable shave – every time.”
“Skincare isn’t as complex as people might think, but by over complicating it the industry has managed to create all this false information that prevents customers from knowing exactly what is able to help them.”
“Brooklyn studio Good Thing and grooming brand Harry’s have unveiled a collection of unusual shaving brushes, which include designs made from bobbly cast aluminium, towered stacks of magnets and a wobbly metal ball.”
Tools Of Men
“[W]ith more skin shown, more gatherings, and more events to attend, here’s some tips to keep you looking fresh and on your game this summer season.”