I have a confession. I only use a safety razor blade once and then recycle it. Yes once. I know the thought of this many of you seems wasteful and borderline crazy. I feel a bit sheepish confessing this because I know most people get an average of 3-5 shaves per DE blade. In some … [Read more...] about Confessions of a Grey Haired Wet Shaver
What is the best shaving brush for you? There are many varieties of brushes, available from small "garage" artisans, Far-Eastern factories, and long-established European companies. Let's try to make some sense of it all by discussing the different elements of a shaving brush then … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Shave Brush? Updated
Tell your friends who only shop on Amazon to broaden their horizons and stop buying Escali, Bassion, and Perfecto shave brushes. No need to buy that boar anymore if price was your issue and not some need for penitential mortification of the face. The three models described in … [Read more...] about Has The Age Of The Cheap AND Good Badger Brush Arrived?
Between testing a lot of products for Sharpologist and my wife enabling my wet shaving obsession anyway (it was her fault in the first place!) I've used my fair share of shaving products over the years. And in that time I have come to prefer some specific products over the rest. … [Read more...] about 6 (ish) Wet Shaving Products I Don’t Want To Be Without
My article of a few months ago discussed the fairly excellent Stirling “Kong” synthetic brush. At $23, that brush represented a good value, and challenged the usual suspects when it came to cheap brushes; mainly, boars. I liked the Kong, but overall felt that a boar could do more … [Read more...] about Budget Badger Brilliant or Bogus? Stirling’s Really Inexpensive Badger Brush Reviewed