Single edge razors ("SE") have taken a back seat to double edge razors for many years. But despite the obscurity some have endured and a couple are even thriving. What is the best single edge razor in 2019? I'll offer some perspective. … [Read more...] about The State Of The Single Edge Razor In 2019
This past weekend I was able to travel to attend not one but two wet shaving-related events, the grand opening of Supply's new headquarters, and The Big Shave Southwest. Here's a re-cap of the events! Caution, this article is image-heavy. … [Read more...] about The Mantic59 Shave Trip Weekend Recap
The Starling is a machined aluminum razor from Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements (PAA). What makes it unique is that it's one of a handful of modern GEM safety razors. Most modern single edge razors are either the OneBlade using the Feather blade, or razors that use the AC "Shavette" … [Read more...] about The Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Starling – Versions 1 and 2
[Updated April, 2019] The availability of the adjustable safety razor, once relegated to a niche' within a niche', has recently expanded, with a number of new products coming in a fairly short time. How do they work, who is making them, and how well do they perform? I bought a … [Read more...] about Is The Adjustable Safety Razor Finally Catching On?
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements (PAA) has launched the next formulation of their shaving soap, CK6, with their Doppelganger line. Could it be the "David" that slays the tallow shave soap "Goliath?" … [Read more...] about PAA CK6 Doppelganger Ox Blood