In the shaving world we’re all familiar with the phrase “your mileage may vary” (YMMV) which of course means that each person’s experience is their own due to the many variables involved in a shave (e.g., beard/hair thickness, razor, blade, shave soap/cream, personal … [Read more...] about Heretical YMMV – The Inconvenient Truth About Straight Razor Shaving?
Fendrihan Ltd. recently began selling a stainless steel 3 piece safety razor with a variety of stainless steel handles. The stainless steel razor at a budget price is something of a grail for manufacturers and consumers, and it's been attempted before: Weber, for example, … [Read more...] about Fendrihan's New Stainless Steel Razor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BdkbR93yDU This is the Stahly Live Blade razor. There were several safety razors with vibrating heads over the years but the Stahly was probably the best-known. It was produced from the 1940’s into the 1970’s and had a reputation as a very … [Read more...] about (Video) The Stahly Live Blade
I recently posted an article discussing the "evolution" of Parker razors. I mentioned the first Parker razor I bought in 2006, the 90R. As I was working on the post Howie Woda suggested I compare my 90R with a current version as an example of how the razor has progressed, and … [Read more...] about The Evolution Of Parker Razors Demonstrated: The 90R
Parker Safety Razor has evolved significantly over the past few years, having "hit its stride" as a double edge (DE) razor manufacturer and becoming a more important player in the traditional shaving community. I quite like my Parker model 92R--in fact it's in the top 3 of my … [Read more...] about The Evolution Of Parker Razors