Introduction to Shaving - Preparing to Shave from Ape to Gentleman on Vimeo.The next installment of my "introduction to shaving" series at Ape To Gentleman is up. These are short, bite-sized blog enteries with an introductory video. … [Read more...] about Ape To Gentleman – Preparing For A Shave
This month's "Guest Post" comes from Diane Wood. Diane is a Master Barber working at the Paul Molè Barber Shop in New York City. Perhaps more famously, Diane shaved off David Letterman's beard on TV a couple years ago, and more recently has appeared as "Barberella X" … [Read more...] about Guest: Diane Wood
Last month I started testing Pacific Shaving's Blade Oil. I've used a consistant set up (Merkur HD, Iridium blade, Cremo Cream) to reduce variables and I'm currently on my 3rd blade cycle. Iridium's usually last me five days. The first cycle using blade … [Read more...] about Test Update: Pacific Blade Oil
Kenny writes: Mark! I did it! My first DE shave!NO NICKS OR CUTS!I have come to the conclusion that it is impossible to get good lather from Trumpers with the VDH brush and the water in Los Angeles, so I scrapped it and used the TOBS. No problems. I wasn't about to do my … [Read more...] about Advice: Stop!
This month's guest post comes from Brett McKay, who runs Art of Manliness: I started taking part in the traditional wet shave about three years ago. I grew up watching old movies where men lathered up their faces with brush and a hot mug of lather. I also found the doubled … [Read more...] about Guest: Brett McKay, Art Of Manliness