Reader Larry sent me this link about the science behind vibrating razors: Mad Physics. According to the article its a combination of physics (the vibrations) and biology (the arrector pili, which is responsible for raising hairs on the skin, like "goose bumps"). It sounds … [Read more...] about The Science Behind The Vibrating Blade?
The things I do for you people. Ever since I started making shaving videos I've had requests to make one (or more!) about shaving with a straight razor. I've resisted those requests because, frankly, I didn't really want to mess with it. Straight razors are expensive, fussy to … [Read more...] about Taking The Plunge
Where can I find those cartoons of the face with the little arrow that map beard direction?You mean these?Kind of, but the ones I was thinking of had redlines on the face diagram showing which was to shave for the 1st, 2nd, and possibly third 'shaves'.You misunderstand: the red … [Read more...] about Facial Mapping
Thanks so much for your informative videos! They have inspired me to shave properly, with shave cream, a badger brush and a DE razor. Now I am thoroughly enjoying what used to be a chore. I recently purchased a Merkur Futur, which is has been a great experience. I wonder though, … [Read more...] about Ingrown Hairs