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
First, let me introduce myself. My name is Kenny. I am 38 years old, born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and converted to traditional wet shaving a little over a year ago. The best grooming decision I ever made. I can't really remember what prompted me to search YouTube … [Read more...] about How Safe Is Your Face From The Barber?
After presenting at Merz's The Great Shave in Chicago, the second stop of my speaking tour was the Stag barbershop in Milwaukee. A couple months ago the owner, Jess, had seen a twitter comment from me about the planning for the Chicago trip and that I may try to make it up to … [Read more...] about Shavapalooza, Milwaukee: What Your Father Didn't Teach You About Shaving
Even within the rather select group of wetshavers who follow the straight-and-narrow (har de har) path of straight shaving, I am a member of an even more eccentric cadre: I'm a Kamisori user. What, I hear the voices raised in unison, is a kamisori? Well, to be honest, … [Read more...] about A Kamisori Primer