After years of single blade razors with a rigid head, and multi-blade razors with pivots, there is now an upstart group of razors that have a single blade and a pivot. Could it be the best of both worlds? … [Read more...] about Single Blade Razors With A Pivot?
The Harvard Review had a recent article on how Proctor & Gamble's Gillette division used "reverse innovation" to bring a new, inexpensive razor to India--the Gillette Guard. You can read the whole thing at the link but let me summarize: … [Read more...] about Gillette's Plan For Dominating The World: P&G, Reverse Innovation, And The Gillette Guard
Several weeks ago, I reached out to the readers of Sharpologist.com to ask how you would go about shaving on vacation. It’s easy if you check a bag: just bring everything. But I’m a light packer, and going to Las Vegas, I wanted to bring a little piece of old-school wet shaving … [Read more...] about Shaving on vacation: an epilogue
Thanks to "Pauldog" on the shavemyface forum, I recently got a sample of the Gillette Guard razor. This is a single-blade razor specifically made for "emerging markets." Its currently sold only in India. I've only used it a few times but I must say...I'm … [Read more...] about Testing: Gillette Guard