I’ve never been to England, so I guess I can’t tell you for sure what a proper British gentleman smells like. But when I’m cruising around town in my ’75 MGB, top down with the breeze in my hair, I can imagine the smell of refined elegance and royalty.
Posted August 4, 2014
Posted August 8, 2012
A couple of weeks ago Sharpologist looked at the new generation of synthetic hair shave brushes (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5). Here’s a summary of those posts, plus a few extra comments from the team. We looked the previous generation of brushes, including products from Men-U, Omega, Body Shop, and Muhle. The general consensus is that this previous generation seemed to be either too stiff or too floppy, with nothing in between. Water retention was acceptable but no where near the level of a badger brush. The new generation of synthetic brushes from companies like…
Posted June 29, 2012
Posted June 25, 2012
[Note from mantic59:] This is the second in a series of six posts about a new generation of synthetic hair shaving brushes that have started to appear on the market. The first post is HERE. In this post GDCarrington shares his comments about four synthetic brushes: 1. What synthetic brushes did you test for this project? I tested four synthetic brushes over a sufficient period of time to constitute a solid testing regimen and they are as follows: Franks Synthetic Brush H.I.S. Shaving Brush Muhle 33 K 257 Muhle 35 K 252