Rockwell Razors Follow Up

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The Rockwell Razors Kickstarter project that we mentioned Wednesday seems to have been a hit with the wet shaving community.  The project met it’s initial funding goal within 24 hours (Kickstarter gives projects 28 days to meet their funding goal)!  We have been able to get some exclusive access to Rockwell.  Sharpologist co-founder Andy Tarnoff was able to sit down with one of Rockwell’s founders, and Mark (Mantic59) got his hands on a prototype razor.

kickstarter Project: Rockwell Razors

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[UPDATE: Rockwell Razors met their initial funding goal on it's first day on Kickstarter!] Sharpologist likes to publicize shaving-related funding projects.  For example, we’ve previously showcased Dave’s Shower Shave and BornSharp.  Here’s a new one: Rockwell Razors.  Rockwell has some interesting attributes–an all stainless steel razor with a price point far below other stainless steel razors, and a set of reversible, interchangeable base plates.

Executive Shaving Braveheart Razor

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The Braveheart is the Executive Shaving Company’s Safety Razor.  They call it “a double edge safety razor that gets the job done with the minimum of fuss. Expect a slightly more aggressive shave than you get from a Muhle R89, Jagger 89 and Merkur closed comb safety razors.”

Mantic59’s Favorite Shaving Products

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Ever since I started making shaving videos, people have asked me what my favorite shaving products are.  I’ve always resisted answering because I didn’t want to make it sound like I was making a blanket recommendation.  But after all this time, my “short rotation” has been pretty stable for my circumstances (i.e. when I’m not testing something!) so maybe it’s time for me to discuss my favorite shave products.

Basics: 6 Ways Of Getting Rid Of Razor Bumps

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[Note from Mantic59: Sometimes it's good to revisit the fundamentals.  I asked freelance author Rifat Rahn to discuss razor bumps and how to avoid them.] Although shaving is one of the easiest and the most used methods to get rid of unwanted hair, many people find it to be a major challenge especially because they develop unpleasant razor bump after shaving. Razor bumps are common and can develop in different hair removal areas including chin, neck, bikini area, beard and other parts of the body. Getting rid of razor bumps is therefore very important if you are to enjoy a smooth…