Reader Larry sent me this link about the science behind vibrating razors: Mad Physics. According to the article its a combination of physics (the vibrations) and biology (the arrector pili, which is responsible for raising hairs on the skin, like "goose bumps"). It sounds … [Read more...] about The Science Behind The Vibrating Blade?
The things I do for you people. Ever since I started making shaving videos I've had requests to make one (or more!) about shaving with a straight razor. I've resisted those requests because, frankly, I didn't really want to mess with it. Straight razors are expensive, fussy to … [Read more...] about Taking The Plunge
Where can I find those cartoons of the face with the little arrow that map beard direction?You mean these?Kind of, but the ones I was thinking of had redlines on the face diagram showing which was to shave for the 1st, 2nd, and possibly third 'shaves'.You misunderstand: the red … [Read more...] about Facial Mapping
Thanks so much for your informative videos! They have inspired me to shave properly, with shave cream, a badger brush and a DE razor. Now I am thoroughly enjoying what used to be a chore. I recently purchased a Merkur Futur, which is has been a great experience. I wonder though, … [Read more...] about Ingrown Hairs
I just purchased a merkur razor off of ebay. it was brand new in box, but the entire head of it was warped or twisted. it this normal for safety razors to be torqued? Does it look like this? Yes it looks just like it. I think it is a Merkur Heavy duty or something like that. For … [Read more...] about Weird Razor