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:

How To Shave When Traveling

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  Shaving while traveling is all about compromise. Maybe you can’t take your regular shaving kit because it’s size, or its weight, or it’s cost. But even if you can take your regular kit you still may not get the same results on the road because of environmental changes. Let’s take a look at some shaving products specifically made for travel, along with strategies for getting a good shave when you’re not at home.

Shaving Mugs And Scuttles – What You Need To Know

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There seems to be increasing interest in shaving mugs and scuttles.  And with good reason: some are built so that lather stays warm during the shave, providing a more luxurious experience.  Others are meant to show off some aspect of the shave…or the shaver.  But there are quite a few styles, new and vintage.  Let’s see if we can make sense of the different varieties and what they are used for with this introduction to shaving mugs and scuttles.

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.