I admit it, I'm not a big fan of vintage razors. I will grant you that for the most part they're built very well and there are tons of them still around, easily found in internet auction sites, antique stores, and grand parent's bathrooms. But--speaking for myself--there are … [Read more...] about 2 Vintage DE's For The Beginner
The Harvard Review had a recent article on how Proctor & Gamble's Gillette division used "reverse innovation" to bring a new, inexpensive razor to India--the Gillette Guard. You can read the whole thing at the link but let me summarize: … [Read more...] about Gillette's Plan For Dominating The World: P&G, Reverse Innovation, And The Gillette Guard
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94sLJzzNgqw My friends at Stag Barbershop, the place in Milwaukee I gave a presentation at last year, contacting me recently with a problem. It seems like some of their clients have difficulty replacing their safety razor blade and wanted to know … [Read more...] about (Video) How To Change A Safety Razor Blade
I know what you're thinking. Shave with cold water? WTF? Yes, cold water. It sounds extremely uncomfortable, but it isn't. This particular method of shaving dates back to the Victorian Era, when getting hot water was a chore. Benjamin Franklin once wrote that: “The act of shaving … [Read more...] about Taking Benjamin Franklin’s Advice: Shaving With Cold Water
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R9NC7j8dVg You've probably seen the Dollar Shave Club video. It's a great video, and by some accounts a genius marketing strategy. But does the "steak" meet the "sizzle?" By coincidence I received a sample of the two blade razor and cartridges … [Read more...] about Dollar Shave Club: How F**king Great Is It?