[Updated September 2019] Sharpologist's "best shaving soap" article from 2014 has been consistently one of the most-read on the site and has been periodically updated. But the shave soap landscape has changed so much over the past year I think it's time for an update with a new … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Shaving Soap? – A Criteria Reset
Are you a "Tweener?" You're not brand new to old school shaving...but you're not a grizzled (pardon the pun) old-timer, either. You're in between: you have your shave technique pretty much down and you've discovered your favorite products. But wait! I would like to suggest … [Read more...] about 7 Things You Must Try Before Settling On A Shave Routine
Do you have to shave by paying attention to the "grain" of the beard, the direction in which the hair grows? I say no...as long as you keep a few things in mind. … [Read more...] about Is Shaving With Reduction By The Grain Written In Stone?
[Note from the editor: caution, this post is image-heavy.] Whether you’re a new or veteran wet shaver, chances are you have purchased or at least looked at a few vintage razors. At times it may be a little overwhelming, as at any given point there may be hundreds if not … [Read more...] about How To Buy A Vintage Razor From Ebay
Are you getting the best shave with what you have? Do you really think about your shave? We all get caught up with our own personal saviors...or demons. Maybe it's time to step back and become more aware of some aspects of shaving you have not really thought about. … [Read more...] about 7 Shaving Mistakes You Might Be Making Without Even Being Aware Of Them