[Editor's Note: earlier this month Sharpologist ran "Confessions of an Ordinary Shaver," about one man's shaving philosophy. To contrast it, Doug writes how shaving can be artistry.] There are secret artists among us. Perhaps you are one. These artists don't make sculpture or … [Read more...] about The Journey of the Shaving Performance Artist
[Note from Mantic59: Doug Hansford writes a blog on shaving and has had some interesting experiments on shave technique recently. I asked him to consolidate his thoughts for Sharpologist.] Though I enjoy having a very close shave, I, like some others, have facial skin that won't … [Read more...] about The Standard Shave?
It's fairly common knowledge that I'm a frugal shaver. I love the idea of getting good value, and, in the last year, I have been sucked in by the low-risk proposition of buying Chinese-made razors, with the potential to get a real bargain, a real steal – sort of a penny-wise, … [Read more...] about Oh, the Chinese Razors I’ve Known! (A Romantic Comedy)
I have read in Internet shaving forums of high-quality shaves being called BBS, which in the vernacular means baby-bottom (or baby-butt) smooth. For a time, I accepted this description at face value -- that is, until I began doing daily shave evaluations for my blog articles. … [Read more...] about Classifying the Quality of a Shave
Despite much mythology in the beauty and cosmetic business, good science and evidence-based conclusions suggest that the general guidelines for healthy skin and healthy shaving are the same as those for general health: … [Read more...] about 7 Healthy Lifestyle Choices for the Shaving Enthusiast