(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?
Taconic, mostly known as a "software" (cream, soap, aftershave, etc.) brand, has recently started offering some shaving "hardware" as well. I got their Sensor-compatible razor and a couple of their shave brushes. … [Read more...] about Taconic Dips Its Toes Into The Hardware Pool
What is the best shaving brush for you? There are many varieties of brushes, available from small "garage" artisans, Far-Eastern factories, and long-established European companies. Let's try to make some sense of it all by discussing the different elements of a shaving brush then … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Shave Brush? Updated
West Coast Shaving recently launched their own line of shaving brushes. Are they a good value? I bought a representative sample to check out. … [Read more...] about West Coast Shaving Brushes
George "Beau" Brummell was a major influence on men's fashion in the early 1800's and beyond. According to Wikipedia, Brummell "established the mode of dress for men that rejected overly ornate fashions for one of understated, but perfectly fitted and tailored bespoke garments." … [Read more...] about Beau Brummell – The Man And The Brand