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.

Shavapalooza, Milwaukee: What Your Father Didn’t Teach You About Shaving

Stag Barbershop, Milwaukee

After presenting at Merz’s The Great Shave in Chicago, the second stop of my speaking  tour was the Stag barbershop in Milwaukee.  A couple months ago the owner, Jess, had seen a twitter comment from me about the planning for the Chicago trip and that I may try to make it up to Wisconsin, where I was born and raised.  Jess contacted me and suggested that as long as I was going to be in the area that I should do something similar in Milwaukee and offered her shop as the venue!  Coincidentally Jess also knew Andy with Onmilwaukee.com, the…