Nothing like pasting on a fake smile as you open the box containing yet another mass-marketed sad grasp at wet-shaving. That was the initial look on my face when I opened the gift from my lovely wife…a tube of Duke Cannon shave cream. … [Read more...] about Duke Canon Shave Cream – Deal Or Dud?
Since I’ve immersed myself in the world of wet shaving, I’ve mostly been a shave cream kinda guy. But when a reader of Sharpologist asked if I had ever checked out Van Der Hagen shave soaps, I thought I’d give a puck of their Scented Luxury Shave Soap the Deal or Dud try! … [Read more...] about Van Der Hagen Luxury Shave Soap – Deal Or Dud?
Every company has an “oops” moment. Ford Edsel, Pontiac Aztek, nearly every rap album released…the list goes on and on. Rarely, though does the shaving world have such an event. Or one that, at least, is admitted to. What you don’t hear much about are the ones that rather than … [Read more...] about Dollar Shave Club Shave Lather Redux
I’ve been going through various samples of different types of shave butters, gels, some products that defy a category and even some green goo lately, all to give you, avid wet-shavers, a good idea of what works and what doesn’t. Ah, the sacrifices I make! So it was with real and … [Read more...] about Edwin Jagger: Deal or Dud?
To say it’s been an amazing seven years for Dollar Shave Club is a massive understatement. The company started in 2010 after a conversation at holiday party and it grew thanks to clever marketing like their videos. That one 1:30 second commercial, which was released in 2012, has … [Read more...] about Dollar Shave Club Shave Butter & Shave Lather