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?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0zM520-WUw [UPDATE: HERE is a post about the newer, 2013 R41 head that is not quite so aggressive.] The muhle R41 is one of the latest in a series of recent engineering design changes going on through the double-edged safety razor world (in … [Read more...] about (Video) The Muhle R41 Razor
Continuing the series of posts about barber shaves and what to expect (Part 1 , Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) with a post I've termed "the loyal opposition." The vast majority of barbershop customers seem to expect a straight razor (or straight razor-like tool with replaceable … [Read more...] about How Safe Is Your Face? Part 5: The Loyal Opposition!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIElm6gQ9NI Trimming sideburns can be a frustrating experience, even if you have a single blade to trim with. That’s usually because you inevitably change either the position of your head or the position of the razor, resulting in an off-center, … [Read more...] about (Video) How To Trim Your Side Burns Without Looking Cock-Eyed
As a traditional barber in the UK who first learned the art of straight or ‘cut-throat’ razor shaving in excess of thirty years ago, I have seen many changes to the way in which it is exposed to the paying public – and not for the better either! … [Read more...] about How Safe Is Your Face From The Barber? Part 3: A UK View!