With the unfortunate closure announcements of several wet shaving focused brick and mortar wet shaving stores in North America, including as Old Town Shaving [Pasadena, California] and MenEssentials [Toronto, Ontario], I can’t help but feel as though the wet shaving resurgence is … [Read more...] about Have Retail Wet Shaving Stores Peaked?
[Updated September, 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