After The Shave – Rocktape And Rock Sauce

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Have you noticed athletes (especially those participating in the last Summer Olympics) wearing colorful tape on their bodies?  They are using the latest generation of elastic athletic tape.  Sometimes called Kinesiology Tape, it is an elastic adhesive tape used to support and stabilize muscles and bones during physical activity.  Many people–including myself–also find it useful for dealing with the aches and pains of physical activity…or age.  Rocktape is one such tape, and a good one at that.

kickstarter Project: Rockwell Razors

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[UPDATE: Rockwell Razors met their initial funding goal on it's first day on Kickstarter!] Sharpologist likes to publicize shaving-related funding projects.  For example, we’ve previously showcased Dave’s Shower Shave and BornSharp.  Here’s a new one: Rockwell Razors.  Rockwell has some interesting attributes–an all stainless steel razor with a price point far below other stainless steel razors, and a set of reversible, interchangeable base plates.

Executive Shaving Braveheart Razor

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The Braveheart is the Executive Shaving Company’s Safety Razor.  They call it “a double edge safety razor that gets the job done with the minimum of fuss. Expect a slightly more aggressive shave than you get from a Muhle R89, Jagger 89 and Merkur closed comb safety razors.”

After The Shave – Hair Cuts

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How To Pick A Barber (Art Of Manliness) Hairstyles For Men’s Haircuts (Gentleman’s Gazzette) How To Talk To Your Barber This Brave Man Insists On A Haircut In Every Port (Yahoo)   

Mantic59’s Favorite Shaving Products

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Ever since I started making shaving videos, people have asked me what my favorite shaving products are.  I’ve always resisted answering because I didn’t want to make it sound like I was making a blanket recommendation.  But after all this time, my “short rotation” has been pretty stable for my circumstances (i.e. when I’m not testing something!) so maybe it’s time for me to discuss my favorite shave products.