What Is The Best Shaving Soap?

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It seems like the old-school shaving world has been buried in soaps lately. It used to be easy to tell which were the great ones and which ones left something to be desired.  But now that they are everywhere how can you tell good from bad?  Let’s take a look at what goes into a good shaving soap and see which ones come out ahead of the others.

Mantic59′s 4 Tips For Shaving Success With The Merkur Progress Razor

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It is no secret that my favorite DE razor is the adjustable Merkur Progress.  I’ve often said that it will have to be pried out of my cold, dead hand.  I have plenty of razors in my collection but I keep on coming back to the Progress.  Here is how I use it with success.

Mantic59′s Top 5 Shaving Tricks

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Sometimes it worth reviewing a few of the shaving “tricks” I’ve come across over the years.  These simple (for the most part) tips can help you get a better shave in almost any circumstances.

Lathering From A Tub of Shaving Cream To The Face?

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Michael writes: One of the videos that I still frequently study is your video “How to Build and Apply Traditional Shave Lather”. In that video, you show how to build lather in the palm of your hand from a soap, how to build lather in a bowl or mug from a dollop of cream and how to build lather directly to your face after swirling the tips of the bristles of your brush on a puck of soap.

30 Days To A More Enjoyable Shave – After The Shave

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The final week of our challenge to get a more enjoyable shave.  Having previously looked at preparation, lathering, and razor technique, we finish–fittingly enough–with what you can do after the shave to make the experience more enjoyable, like using the right kind of aftershave.