An Interesting Use For Canned Barbasol

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Eric writes:  So I finally gave in and ordered a tube of Proraso cream on Amazon.  However, while I was waiting for it to arrive, I sadly learned a couple days ago that I was just running out of the little travel-sized can of shaving gel that I was using.  And worse, I found this out this mid-shave!

5 Best Tips From The Guide To Gourmet Shaving

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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:

A “Different” Shave Experience?

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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.”

After The Shave: Shoes

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Understanding Shoe Construction (Primer Magazine) Shoe Care 101 (Art of Manliness) Matching Dress Shoes With Suites (Real Men Real Style)  

After The Shave – Men’s Wearhouse National Suite Drive

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I guess this is a free plug for the Men’s Wearhouse but I think it’s a worthwhile cause.  They’re running their 7th annual National Suit Drive through the end of July.  A nationwide charitable campaign, it encourages consumers across the nation to donate gently worn business attire to their local Men’s Wearhouse retail stores in effort to help men get back on their feet.  Over 180 local partnering organizations will be accepting the donations that provide training and skill development to unemployed men in the U.S.  Consumers that donate items will receive a 50% coupon off their next purchase at Men’s…