Updates! MOvember, eBook, “Best” Products

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  As we enter the second half of November here are some updates to Sharpologist’s “MOvember” campaign, 30 Days To A More Enjoyable Shave” ebook, Shaving Resources List, and best DE razor, shaving cream, and shaving soap posts.

Aside: The Micro Touch One Appears At US Megamart Stores

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My wife and I were shopping at “Wally World” last night when we came upon a display of the “Micro Touch One” DE razor.  This appears to be the same razor and blades I have previously written about.  However instead of a travel case it included a small chrome razor stand.  I assume it will be on sale only for the holiday season (but who knows?) and was listed at $19.88.

Razolution: A Double, Double-Edge Razor?

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Marty Van Der Hagen recently sent me a “Razolution” razor to evaluate.  After looking at it closely it took a couple days for me to work up the courage to try it. It has a ton of blade exposure, making it an aggressive razor. I also had to be careful with how I inserted the blades so they were evenly aligned. It bends the blades so much that I had to hold the razor handle almost parallel to the skin. The handle itself grips very well (I doubt this will slip out of someone’s hand easily). It is well-constructed out…

Mantic59’s Shave Of The Week: Matador DE, And Rise Of Indian Razor Manufacturing?


I bought a Matador razor from Razor Blades And More a while back and finally got around to trying it recently.  It came with Gillette 7 o’clock and Polsilver blades so I slipped a Polsilver in for the 1st shave (the balance of the “shave of the day” shown above was a Havanna Handle brush from shaveplace.com, DR Harris Arlington shave soap, Ursa Major Toner, and Shaveplace a/s balm).

What Is The Best DE Razor?


[UPDATED November, 2014] “What is the best double edge safety razor?” I get the question all the time.  Unfortunately there’s no easy answer.  Unlike razors with multi-blade, pivoted cartridges that come from a few large multi-national companies and manufactured to a very narrow set of specifications, double-edge (DE) razors (and blades) have a wide variety of options to choose from.  Lets look at some of the variables and see what stands out.  These are not the only products of course–I’m listing the most popular razors that many people say may be “best” in a particular category–so if you know of…