Resurgence of Traditional Shaving Drives Market

man shopping

Over the past couple of weeks several people have brought to my attention two different reports about the traditional wet shaving market…one looking back, one looking ahead.  Taken together it seems to be confirming the trend of men becoming more aware of their grooming habits and taking better care of their of their skin and hair. In other words, your interest you’re not alone!

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New Feature: Discussions Without Distractions!

drinking water from garden hose

As interest in traditional wet shaving has grown over the past few years, so have the sources of information like forums and blogs.  But with that growth it’s become more and more difficult to keep track of the latest discussions–kind of like trying to drink water from a fire hose.  Today Sharpologist launches a new feature to address that problem, making it more like taking a refreshing drink from a garden hose.

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Another Vegas Shave, At Canyon Ranch

palazzo las vegas

Ah, Las Vegas.  To some it’s a den of sin.  To others, a playground.  For the wife and me it’s romantic.  We were married there–no, not at some cheap drive-through chapel, but in a gondola on a (faux) canal at the Venetian hotel.  We try to make it back there once a year or so: we enjoy the food, the shows, and the (modest by most standards) gaming.  I also try to get a barber shave while we’re there.  In the past I have gotten shaves at The Art of Shaving (at Mandalay Place), the Mirage spa (by the Master Barber formerly of Truefitt and Hill), and at the Wynn resort.  This time I had a somewhat surprising shave experience at Canyon Ranch Spa in the Palazzo resort.

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