[Note: this article was jointly written by Mantic59 and Joe Borrelli. Updated September, 2020.] When it comes to the most traditional scents, one can rarely have a conversation without bringing up the the term “Bay Rum.” For those of you who don’t know, Bay Rum has been a … [Read more...] about What Is Bay Rum And Why is it in My Shaving Stuff?
If you’ve ever cruised through wet shaving websites or had the luck to actually visit a real live old-school barber shop, odds are you’ve come across Bay Rum. It, perhaps more than most, is the smell and memory of wet shaving for many. For decades it was how men smelled. Yes, … [Read more...] about The Rise of Bay Rum
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTkXS8erQJg Sharpologist has featured Captain's Choice a few times over the years (LINK1, LINK2) but I recently had a chance to sit down with the Captain himself when we were both at the recent Maggard Razor's meet up in Michigan. Enjoy the … [Read more...] about Video Interview With Captain's Choice
I'm a sucker for three scents: tea tree, limes, and Bay Rum. If a shaving product comes out in one of those scents, I'll probably try it. So when Captain's Choice started offering shave soaps, with one scent in their take on the classic Bay Rum scent, I had to buy some. … [Read more...] about Captain’s Choice Shaving Soap
My next review is the Strop Shoppe's Bay Rum. If you're wondering, no it doesn't come with the deer soap dish; that came from the fellow I bought it off of. … [Read more...] about The Strop Shoppe – Bay Rum shaving soap