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!
Times are tough, but shaving doesn't have to be a wallet-breaker! You work hard, you play hard, but you shave with little to no pressure (right?). Like many wet shavers, the temptation to buy product is always looming, tantalizing. Such a cruel yet satisfying mistress. In an … [Read more...] about Shave Like a Pro Without Emptying Your Wallet: Speick Men
[Comment from mantic59: I showed the post about Kenny's recent barber shave to several professional barbers. This response is from Jess Stern of Stag Barbershop (the place where I gave a presentation about shaving last year). Her comments follow.] Hello Mark! After … [Read more...] about How Safe Is Your Face From The Barber? Part 2: One Barber’s View