My shave today: Weishi Nostalgic adjustable razor (Parker blade), Stirling brush, Wm. Neumann shave cream, Burke Ave. aftershave. … [Read more...] about Mantic59's Shave Of The Day 11 September 2018
I started my use of an adjustable razor with the venerable Merkur Progress (short handle, Amazon affiliate link). I loved that thing. It shaved me comfortably and well. Was it perfect? No. No razor is. Then along came the Parker Variant and given the rave reviews I read by folks … [Read more...] about From Progress to Variant and Back Again
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 Mark, “Mantic59”: Doug Hansford recently sent me some thoughts about what is the “ideal” DE razor. By coincidence I had been thinking about this myself, and a lot of his comments tracked my feelings, so we decided to collaborate on this article.] … [Read more...] about Is The Ideal DE Razor Adjustable?
It's no secret that I'm a fan of adjustable DE razors. Now there's a stainless steel, luxury adjustable razor, the Rex Supply Co. Ambassador adjustable razor, and I had to crack open my wallet to get one. … [Read more...] about Rex Ambassador Adjustable Razor