Continuing the series of posts about barber shaves and what to expect (Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) with a post I've termed "the loyal opposition." The vast majority of barbershop customers seem to expect a straight razor (or straight razor-like tool with replaceable … [Read more...] about How Safe Is Your Face? Part 5: The Loyal Opposition!
As a traditional barber in the UK who first learned the art of straight or ‘cut-throat’ razor shaving in excess of thirty years ago, I have seen many changes to the way in which it is exposed to the paying public – and not for the better either! … [Read more...] about How Safe Is Your Face From The Barber? Part 3: A UK View!
[Comment from mantic59: I showed the post about Kenny's recent barber shave to several professional barbers. This response is from Jess Stern of Stag Barbershop (the place where I gave a presentation about shaving last year). Her comments follow.] Hello Mark! After … [Read more...] about How Safe Is Your Face From The Barber? Part 2: One Barber’s View
First, let me introduce myself. My name is Kenny. I am 38 years old, born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and converted to traditional wet shaving a little over a year ago. The best grooming decision I ever made. I can't really remember what prompted me to search YouTube … [Read more...] about How Safe Is Your Face From The Barber?