Jack Black Supreme Shave Cream – Macadamia Nut Oil, Soy

jack black shave cream

Recently, I was visiting our local beauty supply place to get my wife a hairbrush (oh, the things I do). I know they carry Art of Shaving, Jack Black’s and a few other shaving brands, so I asked if they had any shaving samples, and sure enough, they gave me a plethora of samples of Jack Black’s shaving products. On to the shave!  

A Synthetic Brushes Update and Overview – Generations

brush group

Last year Mark (Mantic), James SanSouci, Wim Bouman, Teiste Brito, and I, conducted a test of synthetic brushes.  The final results of the testing can be seen at the link HERE. In addition I developed a series of articles in which the origins and history of synthetic brushes over time.  The summary of this series (which provides links to the other sections) can be seen HERE. During the last years some additional changes and updates have occurred.    This led to an issue of how to identify synthetics against each other based on performance and fiber composition so users can have…

Jack Black – Beard Lube

Jack Black - Beard Lube2

The too long; didn’t read (tl;dr) for this review is simple: there wasn’t a single aspect of this “shave cream” that I particularly liked.

Reflections On The “Great Shave 2012″

Merz's Great Shave Goodie Bag

I thought I would post my thoughts on Merz Apothecary’s second annual “Great Shave” in Chicago last week. Unfortunately I was too busy to take pictures or video while there, but plenty of other people did: Merz hired a photographer and videographer and I saw a bunch of other people taking snapshots so I imagine images and posts will be popping up in the shave-o-sphere over the next week or so.  Hopfully I can link a few here on Sharpologist.

Jack Black Supreme Cream Triple Cushion Lather

Jack Black Supreme

A review for another Jack Black product, this cream is again an all-natural, vegan product. The tub it comes in says you can use it either with a brush or brushless, so of course I used a brush. It contains Macadamia Nut Oil, Soybean Oil, and Glycerin for a close yet comfortable shave. It’s fragrance free, which is good if you’re sensitive to certain smells. At first lather, it didn’t seem to be lathering very well. I discovered my Escali brush was a tad dry, and after a literal drop of water, it created a luxurious lather. Now, I only…