8 “Good Deal” Razors Under $20

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Michael (Leisureguy) recently emailed Mark (Mantic59) with a proposal for a Sharpologist article on the best DE razors for a novice who wants a good razor but also wants to minimize the initial expense until he knows for sure that DE shaving is going to work for him. Mark was already planning such an article himself, so we agreed to combine our efforts.  Although some excellent razors—razors that are both highly efficient and very comfortable—are available in the $70-$80 price range, we presume that most novices would prefer to get started at a lower price, so in this article we…

How To Shave With Acne

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Acne on its own can be bad enough.  Dealing with trying to shave with acne can be misery.  But Sharpologist is all about enjoying your shave.  So I have collected wisdom from around the ‘net–including Acne.org, forums, and my own experiences–to deal with the problem.

What Is The Best Shaving Cream?

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[UPDATED November, 2014!] What is the best shaving cream?  There is a lot of it out there–the good, the bad, and the ugly.  And shaving cream can be pretty important: it can make using a blade a pleasant, fragrant diversion or a painful, bloody chore.

How To Get A Better Shave On Your Neck

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  A while back I asked users on several shaving forums what their their biggest shaving trouble was. Problems with shaving the neck was the biggest response by far, so I’ve assembled some strategies you can try for a better shave on the neck.

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: