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
Updated August, 2019. You've decided to give a single blade safety razor a try. Congratulations! But which razor? There many different types of "old school" double edge safety razors. Some are based on designs that have been around for many years. Others offer a new take on … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Safety Razor For Beginners?
[Updated March, 2017] No doubt about it: some shavers want to "turn it up to 11." They use razors with tons of exposure and high-performance blades. They embrace the challenge. But what if you have sensitive skin? What if you don't have quite the time (or the mental focus) to … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Mild Safety Razor?