[Updated March, 2019] After years of single blade razors with a rigid head, and multi-blade razors with pivots, there is now an upstart group of razors that have a single blade and a pivot. Could it be the best of both worlds? … [Read more...] about Single Blade Razors With A Pivot?
Do you have to shave by paying attention to the "grain" of the beard, the direction in which the hair grows? I say no...as long as you keep a few things in mind. … [Read more...] about Is Shaving With Reduction By The Grain Written In Stone?
[Note from the editor: caution, this post is image-heavy.] Whether you’re a new or veteran wet shaver, chances are you have purchased or at least looked at a few vintage razors. At times it may be a little overwhelming, as at any given point there may be hundreds if not … [Read more...] about How To Buy A Vintage Razor From Ebay
I first talked about the OneBlade razor (now called Genesis) almost three years ago. In that time it, and the lower-cost Core model, have become my favorite, most-used razor. Let me give you my long-term evaluation of the OneBlade razor. … [Read more...] about My Long Term Evaluation Of OneBlade Razors
[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?