"The double edge razor (DER) shines forth as an enduring rebuke to an age customarily enticed by the vapid promises of mass technology, Where technology is vague of purpose, the DER is specific. Where technology is often blunt and crude; the DER is elegant. Where the best of … [Read more...] about What Is This Site About?
I shaved with an electric razor for 30+ years and never much thought about it. Buzz, buzz, zip, zip, done in two minutes. Yeah, I had a 5 'O Clock shadow at two, but I thought that was "normal." Fast forward to the mid '90's and a serious relationship a special young lady. One … [Read more...] about The “About Me” Post
Target has stopped stocking Proraso products (take a look at your local store; they may have some good closeout deals on what's left over!) and Palmolive has stopped making their lather shave cream (red tube). … [Read more...] about Bummer!
This was a difficult webisode to shoot. I went through several "takes" of the actual mixing process, trying to do all three brushes at once. I eventually did it, but looking back on it I should've done one, cleaned up the area, and started over with another brush. It looks like a … [Read more...] about Production Notes for "Intro to Method Shaving Pt. 2"
This is a video of tips and tricks described in various posts on the major wetshaving boards. The shave grain sketch started here. The first reference to "bullfrogging" I could find is here. Description for holding a DE courtesy Charles Roberts at Enchante. First reference I … [Read more...] about Production Notes for "Tips and Tricks" Video