Pre-shave oils get all the buzz in shaving circles, but what about pre-shaves that are not oil-based? There are actually quite a few, and they can work a little differently than oils. I have tried a number of them over the years. Which is best? Here's the data. … [Read more...] about 11 Non-Oil Pre-Shaves
I have mentioned on more than one occasion that I have a poor sense of smell. I take some consolation in the fact that I'm not alone, so here are 7 suggestions for strongly-scented shave soaps and creams to enjoy. … [Read more...] about 7 Shave Creams/Soaps For Those With A Poor Sense Of Smell
Lime is one of those classic wet shaving scents. Less common than orange or lemon but still refreshing and evocative of some far-off place. What is the best lime-scented shave cream? … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Lime Shaving Cream?
[Updated July, 2019] Shaving cream can be pretty important: it can make using a blade a pleasant, fragrant diversion--or a painful, bloody chore. What is the best shave cream? Here is a shaving aficianado's perspective. … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Shave Cream? A Shave Nerd Perspective
The Castle Forbes 1445 line has "jumped the pond" to North American and I was lucky enough to get one of the first samples of the shave cream and the aftershave balm off the boat. … [Read more...] about Castle Forbes 1445