St. James Of London–Creams With A Twist

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[UPDATE! St. James of London is offering Sharpologist readers a 15% discount on products purchased from their website!  Use coupon code Sharpshave at checkout.]

I’ve mentioned St. James of London shaving creams on Sharpologist a couple times now, including getting listed in the “best shaving creams” list.  They are one of several new shaving cream brands on the market that are cut from the cloth of the old-line British shaving establishments.  But St. James is unique in that it is an established brand that has resurfaced with a twist.

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6 “Good Deal” Shaving Lathers

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Having previous discussed “good deal” razors and shaving brushes let’s have a discussion of low-cost shaving lathers.  Like the previous “good deal” articles this one is jointly written, this time by Mark (Mantic59) and shave cream/soap reviewer extrodinaire Greg (Palpz).  Here are six products that produce good results for less money.  They’re not the only ones of course but they are reasonably widely available.  If you know of others be sure to leave a comment!

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What Is The Best Shaving Cream?

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[UPDATED September, 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.

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Steampunk Shaving Cream by Tabula Rasa

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Steampunk is a special edition shaving cream that was created for The Shave Nook shaving forum by Tabula Rasa in  Germany.  If you’re not familiar with the steampunk genre, think of it as a “retro-futuristic” science fiction or fantasy alternate reality based in the Victorian era (though sometimes it takes place in the American West) where steam-power is still in use.  HERE is the Wikipedia entry if you want to delve deeper.

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