Bee Bald recently sent us some samples of their products, oriented for head (and face) shaving and care. They said their products “are packed with effective, high-quality ingredients including Honey and Bee Pollen, proven to have superior hydrating, antioxidant and antiseptic properties.” That piqued our interest so we gave a set to Jeff Sherman (one of Sharpologist’s resident baldies) for his dome and a set to Mark (mantic59) who used them on his face. Here are their comments:
Posted November 13, 2013
Posted October 24, 2013
Posted September 30, 2013
I prefer a really good quality aftershave balm. That generally means an artisan product (like Village Barber, Wm Neumann, New York Shaving Co., etc.) or something from one of the better men’s skin care lines (Trumper’s Skin Food, DR Harris’ aftershave Milk, or even Proraso). But might there be something usable from your local grocery or drugstore?
Posted September 4, 2013
When I see pictures of myself from 10 years ago, I don’t think I look all that different. But then I look more closely. Where did all my hair go? On a daily basis, I don’t feel like I’m going bald, but my hair is certainly at its finest, and thus, my styling options are limited. Turns out West Coast Shaving’s John Koontz is in the same boat, and he sent me over three of his personal favorites to review. If your hair is like mine (and just look at the thumbnail author photo, albeit from two years ago, to…
Posted August 30, 2013
I doubt there’s an old school wet shaver in the U.S. that hasn’t at least heard the name Van Der Hagen. VDH shaving soap can be found at almost any grocery or drug store. Now they want to take that idea and apply it to glycerin facial soap. VDH sent Sharpologist a “sneak peek” of the line, with soaps in three scents: Fruity, Floral, and Fresh; plus hypo-allergenic Free with no scent. The scents are a little on the strong side out of the container but soften pleasantly when lathered up.