[Editor's note: Cait is a barber who recently wrote of her experience as a female barber in a "man's" profession. Sharpologist asked her to discuss how she learned to shave as a barber.] One of the key tenets of men’s grooming is the classic straight-razor shave. For many men, … [Read more...] about What A Barber Learned About the Straight Razor Shave, and How to Improve Your Own Shaving Game
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
[Editor's note: this article originally appeared on the Oswald's Pharmacy blog and is re-posted with permission.] My brother Alex brought safety razors into the store about a year ago and, although I thought they were cool, I didn’t think twice about them. It wasn’t until Alex … [Read more...] about Safety Razors: Not Just A Boys Club
You’re listening to Wet Shaving Talk powered by Sharpologist.com where we’re dedicated to preserving the art and skill of classic shaving. I’m your host Joe Borrelli and today is May 20, 2019. Today on the Show: … [Read more...] about Wet Shaving Talk Podcast – Welcoming The New Addition!
(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?