We’re going down the final stretch of the “Scent Off!” We have been looking for the best Fall or Winter “seasonal” scented shave soap. Previous entries have included Mystic Water, Barrister & Mann, How To Grow A Moustache, Fitjar, and Petal Pusher. This week we look at our final entry, Nick’s Red Jacket from Green Mountain Soaps!
Posted December 2, 2013
Posted November 29, 2013
Marty Van Der Hagen recently sent me a “Razolution” razor to evaluate. After looking at it closely it took a couple days for me to work up the courage to try it. It has a ton of blade exposure, making it an aggressive razor. I also had to be careful with how I inserted the blades so they were evenly aligned. It bends the blades so much that I had to hold the razor handle almost parallel to the skin. The handle itself grips very well (I doubt this will slip out of someone’s hand easily). It is well-constructed out…
Posted November 25, 2013
The Sharpologist “Scent Off Continues! We’re rounding the final turn in our race for the best Fall or Winter “seasonal” scented shave soap, having looked at entries from Mystic Water, Barrister & Mann, How To Grow A Moustache, and Fitjar. This week we look at Petal Pusher’s “Ciderhouse 5″ shave soap.
Posted November 20, 2013
7 Challengers To The Throne: Harry’s, 800Razors, MyShavingClub, Manpacks, ShaveMOB, Dorco & Dollar Shave Club, and Schick Hydro Anyone who reads Sharpologist knows we’re all about the single blade razor. Classic double-edge, single-edge (Injector, GEM), straight razor…it’s all good to us. But even we will admit–grudgingly–that modern cartridge razors have their place. Cartridges are convenient. They’re widely available. The blade pivot can provide a quicker, more consistant shave in some cases.
Posted November 18, 2013
We’ve crossed the halfway point in the “Scent Off!” Sharpologist has challenged artisan shaving soap makers to come up with a Fall or Winter “seasonal” scented shaving soap, to be judged by our panel of shaving experts. Previous entries looked at Mystic Water’s Indian Summer, Barrister & Mann’s Hallows, and How To Grow A Moustache’s Pumpk’n 3.14. This week: Fitjar Soap‘s “Frost Rose.”