[Note from Mantic59: Will King and I became acquainted on Twitter a few years ago and we've had some really interesting discussions over that time. While many Sharpologist readers do not use cartridge razors, there are some interesting technologies beyond the blade count, so I … [Read more...] about History, Hysteresis and Hype. The Shaving System Razor Swindle?
[Updated March, 2017] No doubt about it: some shavers want to "turn it up to 11." They use razors with tons of exposure and high-performance blades. They embrace the challenge. But what if you have sensitive skin? What if you don't have quite the time (or the mental focus) to … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Mild Safety Razor?
https://youtu.be/K0cD6mYtnTA In a previous article where I experimented with a "shave of the week," I got a few comments suggesting I try a shave as cheaply as possible. I think there are a couple different ways of doing this: one is using products purchased off internet … [Read more...] about Video – The Cheapest Shave Possible?
A good razor for a novice will be good for anyone, naturally enough, since for a novice a razor should be as comfortable as possible and not inclined to nick even if his technique is still imperfect, while also being quite efficient to minimize the number of passes and touch-up … [Read more...] about Good, Better, Best: 3 Recommendations For A Novice DE Razor
There's a lot of talk about what the appropriate razor is for a beginner, and what's the most affordable way for a person to get into DE shaving. Many people use the Weishi rebranded as Van der Hagen (covered here), or choose one of the many good options made out of Zamak. I … [Read more...] about The Dorco PL-602 Double Edge Razor