A Shave With Blue Collar vs. White Collar Gear

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Growing up near an affluent town, I became aware of the have and have not scenario in my youth. Half my classmates came from wealth, & lived in private homes just like Dick, and Jane. The other half lived in apartments, and played stickball. One of my kindergarten classmates owned a pony!  Regardless of status, baseball ruled supreme, and the television carried an ad for Gillette featuring Pee Wee Reese, Don Zimmer, and Roy Campanella. These guys were inspirational to us, because like us…they never had a pony. Through baseball, men from humble backgrounds became icons of baseball, and lived…

Rockwell Razors Follow Up

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The Rockwell Razors Kickstarter project that we mentioned Wednesday seems to have been a hit with the wet shaving community.  The project met it’s initial funding goal within 24 hours (Kickstarter gives projects 28 days to meet their funding goal)!  We have been able to get some exclusive access to Rockwell.  Sharpologist co-founder Andy Tarnoff was able to sit down with one of Rockwell’s founders, and Mark (Mantic59) got his hands on a prototype razor.

After The Shave – Resume’s and Interviews

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Tie Your Words to Results to Avoid a Buzzword-Packed Resume (Lifehacker) Everything Wrong with Your Resume (Primer Magazine) How To Answer The “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question (Primer Magazine) 10 Speaking Tips & Advanced Presentation Advice (Real Men Real Style) How To Be Interesting In A Cover Letter (Lifehack) Is it OK to Wear a Bow Tie For a Job Interview? (Real Men Real Style) But…

Are Wet Shavers Also Aromatherapy Patients?

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Smell is the weakest sense in humans. A polar bear can smell a seal under 6 feet of pack ice over a mile away.  Hogs and dogs were used to find truffles, because people cannot match their senses of smell.

Menthol – How It Works To Cool The Skin

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Like many wet shavers, I love menthol. I never had exposure to mentholated shaving cream until I returned to wet shaving, as canned foam was my choice. It’s cooling, refreshing, and great for summertime heat. The first mentholated cream I tried, Proraso green, overwhelmed me. I thought it was too chilling.  Now, I use products like Vostok, and Yeti Snot, and don’t find Proraso bracing at all.  Obviously that sounds like tolerance to a substance, so I began investigating it’s chemistry, and pharmacology.