Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements (PAA) has updated its famous "The Beach" shave soap to their newest soap base, CK6. Is this homage to Seinfeld for you? … [Read more...] about The Beach Gets An Upgrade
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?