In the last few years, the wet shaving market has seen its share of new shaving brush makers. It's almost impossible to keep up as a consumer, and even harder for a brush maker to stand out from the rest of the crowd. The Varlet Shaving Brush Company has worked very hard to … [Read more...] about The Varlet Shave Brush
(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?
Gillette recently introduced a shave cream that is not only widely available but also free of many unwanted additives...and brush friendly to boot! Is it any good? I picked some up at my local mega-mart to find out. … [Read more...] about Pure – A Brush Friendly Shaving Cream From…Gillette?
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
There is an "old wives tale" that a shave brush is durable enough to last for generations. Luckily that idea seems to have been fading over the last few years. The shave brush is a tool, nothing more. That said, there are strategies you can use to keep that brush … [Read more...] about Can You Make Your Shave Brush Last Forever?