If you’re reading this, chances are you’re at that stage in your life where you have to shop for a razor. Many college-bound guys, who are beginning their transition to manhood, make a mistake by failing to select one that gives a very close shave and delivers a pleasant shaving … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Best Razor for College
[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?
Parker razors are launching their own line of double edge (DE) razor blades [updated 15 May 2018]. … [Read more...] about Parker Launches Their Own DE Razor Blades
[Updated July, 2018] "What is the best double edge safety razor?" I get the question all the time. Unfortunately there's no easy answer. Unlike razors with multi-blade, pivoted cartridges that come from a few large multi-national companies and manufactured to a very … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Safety Razor? An Update
I've had an itch to shave with a straight razor since I was about 21 years old. In those days I wanted to do it for ecological reasons because there's nothing to throw away except rinsing the biodegradable soap down the drain. I wasn't a shaving hobbyist then. I allowed myself to … [Read more...] about The Learning Curve with a Barbers’ Straight