Mantic59’s Favorite Shaving Products

favorite stuff

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 … [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...]

Sharpologist's Shaving Brush Buyer's Guide Updated! Over 430 Shaving Brushes Listed

Shaving Brushes!

I have updated my "Shaving Brush Buyer's Guide."  Several new vendors have been added to the list of shaving brushes currently on the market (notably Thater and eShave) and some other corrections have been made.  I have created a separate page for the buyer's guide with helpful … [Read more...]

Would Admiral Lord Nelson Enjoy This Shave? Truefitt & Hill Trafalgar

The Battle Of Trafalgar

The battle of Trafalgar was the most decisive British naval victory of the War of the Third Coalition.  It was a sea battle fought between the British Royal Navy and the combined fleets of the French Navy and Spanish Navy: 27 British ships of the line led by Admiral Lord Nelson … [Read more...]