How To Shave When Traveling

 

Shaving while traveling is all about compromise. Maybe you can’t take your regular shaving kit because it’s size, or its weight, or it’s cost. But even if you can take your regular kit you still may not get the same results on the road because of environmental changes. Let’s take a look at some shaving products specifically made for travel, along with strategies for getting a good shave when you’re not at home.

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Mantic59's Shave Of The Week

I usually have pretty good shaves.  But every once in a while the stars seem to line up and I get an exceptional shave, even with products I’ve used before.  My best shave this week used Mama Bear’s “Dragon’s Blood” shave soap, a Simpson’s Rover brush, my trusty Merkur Progress, Ursa Major’s Face Tonic, and Taconic’s after shave balm.  Let me highlight the Mama Bear soap. [Read more…]

Taylor Of Old Bond Street "Grapefruit" Shave Cream

Taylor Of Old Bond Street has introduced a new shaving cream to their lineup, with a “Grapefruit” scent.  I’m not a fan of the taste of grapefruit (too tart/sour for me) but the scent of Taylor’s cream is pleasant to me: citrus-y, not too strong, and lingering.

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Shower Shaver? Dave's Shower Shave

I recently contributed to a “crowdfunding” project on Indiegogo, “Dave’s Shower Shave.” It works kind of like a shave stick: its a puck of shaving soap in a holder (with a little mirror on it), specifically made to be used for shaving in the shower.   Unfortunately the project never got to be fully-funded but it continues to be sold on a small-scale through a website, http://davesshave.com/. [Read more…]