What Is The Best Shaving Cream?

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[UPDATED January, 2015!] 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. … [Read more...]

Jack Black Supreme Shave Cream – Macadamia Nut Oil, Soy

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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 … [Read more...]

A Synthetic Brushes Update and Overview – Generations

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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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]