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Wet Shaving Talk For 8 January 2018

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Wet Shaving Talk For 8 January 2018

You’re listening to Wet Shaving Talk powered by where we’re dedicated to preserving the art and skill of classic shaving. I’m your host Joe Borrelli and today is January 8, 2018.

Today on the Show:

  • Happy New Year !
  • Discussion of the Week: Lamb Tallow and a New SE Razor!
  • Training Tip of the Week: Shaving With an SE Razor
  • Giveaway Sponsored by Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements
  • What’s up with the cast!
  • It’s Survey Time!!
  • What’s Coming Up!


Discussion of the Week:  Angel: Lamb Tallow Soap from Grooming Department

  • You’ve heard me mention it before, I finally received mine!
  • Grooming department has a history of using unique tallow bases for some of their soaps, ie Duck Fat, Duck Fat and Beef Tallow, along with some vegan selections as well as donkey milk from Minnesota
  • The scent on Angel is incredible and the performance is excellent. One of the slickest soaps I’ve used to date.
  • Check them out!,


The Starling from PAA

  • Available as of last week PAA’s new Gem style SE is available.
  • I saw the prototype at the Big Shave West last year.
  • Comes with two plates Mild and aggressive
  • I’ll tell you all about it .


Straight Razor Place is now Straight Razor Palace

  • Same forum different name.
  • Make sure to change it in your address bar.
  • I have no idea why it’s been changed
  • Here is the link :


Training Tip of the Week: Shaving with a GEM Style Single Edge Safety Razor

  • Using these razors require a slightly different approach
  • Skin stretching (like you would do with a straight razor) dramatically improves the experience.
  • Quality blades are a must

Give-A-Way Sponsored by Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements   

    • The team at PAA was very generous in donating some of their awesome aftershaves to help promote the podcast. And this week we are including a soap as well.
    • How do you win? Listen for directions in the cast! I’ll tell you how to enter!!
    • I will announce the winner on the next cast!
    • Win a full sized aftershave from PAA!!
  • Winner to Last Week’s contest is Paul Daw!


What’s up with the Cast!

  • Sponsorship Program
  • Review Series
  • Interviews with Vendors

As our community grows I have realized it may be time to upgrade.  Unfortunately these upgrades (product, technology, time and graphics) cost money.

If you’re interested in advertising/sponsoring or just providing some stuff to be reviewed or given a way please contact me!


What’s In Store for the Podcast?

  • What’s happening in the Wet Shaving World!
  • Another Giveaway
  • Discussion of the Week: Wet Shaving Literature
  • Bufflehead Soaps
  • Contact us [email protected]


Let’s Take a Survey!!

Please click on the link below to take a quick survey regarding the podcast!  Answers are anonymous!

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Our show is powered by, “What Your Father Didn’t Teach You about Shaving”

Special Thanks to:

Mark aka Mantic 59

The Team at PAA for their generous donation!

Most of All……….YOU!!!!

Don’t forget to check out my blog site  for the tips and interesting wet shaving stories!

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Next Show: 1/22/18


Joe Borrelli

Joe Borrelli

Joe Borrelli is a long-time wet shaving enthusiast and collector. He hosts the Wet Shaving News/Talk Podcast, runs his own self-funded website and operates a YouTube channel to help inform the community of new information involving the wet shaving world. Joe holds a BBA from Florida Atlantic University, and currently works for the nation’s largest wine/spirits/beer retailer. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Linda & son Anthony, reading, writing, outdoor activities and collecting wet shaving apparel. Joe has also written several dozen articles for online publications such as Sharpologist and How to Grow a Mustache.View Author posts

1 thought on “Wet Shaving Talk For 8 January 2018”

  1. I suspect that Straight Razor Place failed to renew their domain in time and someone is holding it random for a lot of money. That would be sad.

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