Gillette, after several years of taking a beating (and losing market share) from the likes of Harry's and Dollar Shave Club, is fighting back. Their new Gillette3 and Gillette5 cartridges are compatible with existing razor handles and are very aggressively priced.... … [Read more...] about Goliath Finally Gets Back Up, And He’s Pissed – Gillette’s New Low Cost Razor Cartridges
[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?
My recent post about the 10th anniversary of my first wet shaving video on Youtube got me to thinking about the traditional wet shaving niche and how it has evolved. Here are what I think are seven "watershed" moments. … [Read more...] about 7 Wet Shaving Watershed Moments
Face it, we owe a lot to the Gillette company. In 1901 King Gillette (his real name!) created his first safety razor. That changed the shaving world. The company continued to evolve their products. He founded his company on the credo “there is a better way to shave and we’ll find … [Read more...] about Gillette's "Shave Club" – Dream vs. Reality