Like many shaving hobbyists, over the years I've tried and rejected many shaving products and accessories as not right for my skin, beard, or face contours. I remove from my shaving drawer in the bathroom those not-for-me products that might someday be passed on to others, … [Read more...] about Gems From The Shave Closet
Razor aggressiveness, particularly of a double-edge razor (DE) is, for the purposes of this article, both a razor's likelihood to injure skin and its ability to cut hair of longer length. There are three design aspects of double-edge razors that most influence aggressiveness: … [Read more...] about How Much Razor Aggressiveness Do You Really Need?
There is a saying that I like: inch by inch is a cinch; mile by mile is a trial. This means that small adjustments over time can result in significant changes. I apply this to many problems that I'm trying to solve for myself or my dietetic clients. Wet shavers can contribute as … [Read more...] about The Conservationist Wet Shaver
Rolls-Royce motor cars are the poster child for expensive, pretentious automobile brands. They aren't the fastest (certainly) and they may not even be the best (depending on how you define that). They clearly are a symbol of conspicuous consumption, and they're exclusive – having … [Read more...] about Shave Test – The Rolls-Royce versus the Toyota Yaris of Shave Soaps
Most traditional wet shavers -- that is, those who use old-technology razors including double edge (DE) razors and other designs -- know about RAD: Razor Acquisition Disorder. This is when shaving hobbyists, aficionados, keep acquiring different brands or models of razors. … [Read more...] about Progressive Razor Aggressiveness Strategy: A Cure for RAD?