A few weeks ago I discussed my changing opinion of pre-shave oil in a Sharpologist Information List email. That email generated quite a bit of response. So much so that I thought it would be worth discussing here, and offer a “challenge” to see if pre-shave oil can really make a … [Read more...] about The Sharpologist Pre-Shave Oil Challenge + Giveaway
(Caution, this article is image-heavy.) Over the years the hair of the badger has been acknowledged as the preferred material for shave brushes. But recent events have called that preference into question. Have synthetic materials finally met the challenge? … [Read more...] about Synthetic Shave Brushes in 2019 – Are The Days Of Badger Hair Shave Brushes Numbered?
I recently wrote an article about the Gillette SkinGuard, a razor made specifically to address razor bumps. I followed that up with another article with other strategies you can use to avoid razors bumps. But what if you already one...or some?! What can you do to get rid of … [Read more...] about 6 Ways To Treat Razor Bumps After You Already Have Them
The twist to open butterfly (AKA silo missile doors) double edge razor was the "state of the art" just prior to the introduction of cartridge razors. Since then that technology seems to have taken a back seat to less convenient, but easier to manufacture, technology. It's been … [Read more...] about What Is The Best New Twist To Open Butterfly Razor? [Analysis]
Single edge razors ("SE") have taken a back seat to double edge razors for many years. But despite the obscurity some have endured and a couple are even thriving. What is the best single edge razor in 2019? I'll offer some perspective. … [Read more...] about The State Of The Single Edge Razor In 2019