[Updated July, 2018] "What is the best double edge safety razor?" I get the question all the time. Unfortunately there's no easy answer. Unlike razors with multi-blade, pivoted cartridges that come from a few large multi-national companies and manufactured to a very … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Safety Razor? An Update
For years, the adjustable safety razor has been revered and sought after as the ideal answer for all men - some can have it mild, some can have it aggressive, and all can be satisfied with their shaves. Realistically, that's not how it's worked out. The Gillette FatBoy, a high … [Read more...] about The B&R Stainless Steel Adjustable Razor
The Gillette Super Adjustable aka “Toggle” has always been viewed as one of the wet shaving “grails” to both users and collectors alike. Its unique opening/closing mechanism, and limited production has turned the toggle into one of the most collectable razors of all time. … [Read more...] about The Amazing Story Of The Gillette Toggle
[Updated June, 2020] No doubt about it: some shavers want to "turn it up to 11." They use razors with tons of exposure and high-performance blades. They embrace the challenge. But what if you have sensitive skin? What if you don't have quite the time (or the mental focus) to … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Mild Safety Razor?
[Updated 25 January 2017 with additional information] I make no secret of my love for the Merkur Progress* adjustable safety razor. I've said "you'll have to pry it from my cold, dead fingers." That opinion officially comes to an end with today's launch of the Parker Variant … [Read more...] about Parker Variant Adjustable Safety Razor