Do you have to shave by paying attention to the "grain" of the beard, the direction in which the hair grows? I say no...as long as you keep a few things in mind. … [Read more...] about Is Shaving With Reduction By The Grain Written In Stone?
[Note from the editor: caution, this post is image-heavy.] Whether you’re a new or veteran wet shaver, chances are you have purchased or at least looked at a few vintage razors. At times it may be a little overwhelming, as at any given point there may be hundreds if not … [Read more...] about How To Buy A Vintage Razor From Ebay
[Note from Mark, “Mantic59”: Doug Hansford recently sent me some thoughts about what is the “ideal” DE razor. By coincidence I had been thinking about this myself, and a lot of his comments tracked my feelings, so we decided to collaborate on this article.] … [Read more...] about Is The Ideal DE Razor Adjustable?
If you're using a Double Edge (DE) razor you may not realize where or when the actual concept came to shape. Traditional wet shaving has had its share of innovation, but none of it can compare to the introduction of the disposable blade razor. There’s one man you can personally … [Read more...] about The Gillette Double Ring: The Razor that Started it All
[Updated October, 2019] 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 … [Read more...] about [Updated] Goliath Finally Gets Back Up, And He’s Pissed – Gillette’s Low Cost Razor Cartridges