A “Different” Shave Experience?

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A reader writes: “I have a Merkur 34C heavy duty that I really like. Having ordered a Feather AS-D2 and being left disappointed in its performance compared to the Merkur, I’m wondering if you can give me some advice on what to buy to complement the Merkur. I tried the Feather for about two weeks with different blades and was pretty careful about the distinct blade angle.  If it’s helpful, I typically use Feather platinum or the Israeli Personna blades in my Merkur. I tried those in the Feather, too, but did not get the same shave.”

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.

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.

How To Use That New Shaving Set

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So you received a fancy shaving set for a holiday gift?  That’s terrific!  There’s just one thing: you don’t know how to use it, right?  Let’s take care of that.  Here is how to use that nice shaving set.

Micro Touch One Razor (And How To Shave With It!)

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HD video HERE. [JANUARY, 2014 UPDATE: Be sure to check out our 30 Day Challenge To A More Enjoyable Shave for more tips, techniques, and product suggestions!] You may have seen the late night television commercial selling an old style safety razor called the Micro Touch One and it piqued your interest.   Maybe you were attracted by the sales pitch from that guy who runs the famous “Pawn Stars” shop in Las Vegas as seen on TV–I’ve been there and they do a lot of business so they must be doing something right.  Or maybe the commercial triggered a memory…