The "upside down" lather-building trick has been around a while, and I recently mentioned it again. But some are reluctant to try it because the typical shave mug or scuttle can be difficult to handle that way. I think I have found a safer alternative. … [Read more...] about A Safer Upside Down Lather Trick?
In 2014 I wrote about my favorite shaving products. As with most things, conditions and preferences change so I thought it might be interesting to show how my favorites have evolved (or not!) since then. … [Read more...] about Mantic59’s Favorite Shave Products – Updated
I think I've stumbled on a way to consistently (or at least more consistently) get the right amount of water in a shave brush every time, no matter what cream or soap you're using. … [Read more...] about How To Keep The “Perfect” Amount Of Water In A Shave Brush Every Time – With Video
Sharpologist has previously looked at what Menthol and Bay Rum are and why they are popular in shaving products. This time let's look at Sandalwood. What is it? Where does it come from? Why is it popular in shaving products? … [Read more...] about What Is Sandalwood And Why Is It In My Shaving Stuff?
Gillette recently introduced a shave cream that is not only widely available but also free of many unwanted additives...and brush friendly to boot! Is it any good? I picked some up at my local mega-mart to find out. … [Read more...] about A Brush Friendly Shaving Cream From…Gillette?