As I mentioned recently I bought some products from Elevate Grooming. One is a shaving soap from AJ Muarry's called "Sherlock." I thought to myself "isn't there another shaving soap called Sherlock?" and I looked around my den. Sure enough, Chiseled Face also makes a shaving … [Read more...] about Dueling Sherlocks! [Review]
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 July, 2018] Shaving cream can be pretty important: it can make using a blade a pleasant, fragrant diversion--or a painful, bloody chore. What is the best shaving cream? This is an update to Sharpologist's popular article originally posted several years ago. … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Shaving Cream? An Update
[Updated July, 2018] Sharpologist's "best shaving soaps" article from 2014 has been consistently one of the most-read on the site and has been periodically updated. But the shave soap landscape has changed so much since then I think it's time for an update with a new article. … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Shave Soap? An Update
A short while back, Mr. Fine himself challenged me to try Fine American Blend and compare it with Tabac*. I've had my share of artisanal soaps, but never given Tabac a chance; this put me in the perfect position to give it a try unbiased by past experience. … [Read more...] about Fine American Blend Soap: Fine vs. Tabac Showdown