Last year I received a puck of Ariana & Evans "Spartacus" shave soap. I gave it a quick try and set it in my ever-growing stack of shave soaps (the simultaneous blessing and curse of someone who runs a shaving website). I recently "found" it again and discovered just what I … [Read more...] about Ariana & Evans Spartacus Shave Soap
There won’t be a Wet Shaving Talk podcast this week because Joe Borrelli happens to live in Florida and he’s busy battening down his hatches for hurricane Doria. But instead of just not having a podcast this week I thought I would try my hand at it, so welcome to the first … [Read more...] about Mantic59’s Irregular Wet Shaving Podcast #1!
Most wet shaving aficionados are familiar with Van Der Hagen (VDH). Although their shave soap used to be ubiquitous in brick-and-mortar megamarts and drug stores in the U.S. you are more likely to see other products from the brand on shelves now. I recently found a long handle … [Read more...] about Would The Van Der Hagen Long Handle Razor Pack Make A Good Shave Kit?
"Blooming" a shave soap--filling the jar, mug, or scuttle containing the shave soap with hot water before the shave--can enhance the shave experience. Here are three benefits I get from blooming shave soap. … [Read more...] about How I Get 3 Benefits From Blooming Shave Soap
I recently wrote that the original Qshave Parthenon adjustable DE razor was "a dangerous, fanged animal." Qshave now sells "V2" of the Parthenon. Has the animal been tamed? I bought one to see for myself. … [Read more...] about Qshave Parthenon V2.0 – Has It Been Tamed?