The time has come. You’ve chosen your razor, you’ve learned to lather with a shaving brush, and you’re mentally ready to start shaving with a straight razor. Your next step is to purchase a shaving strop. Of course this decision can’t be easy. There are so many different … [Read more...] about The Straight Razor Strop Guide
As I've been learning the in's and out's of shaving with a straight razor, I am learning to appreciate the importance (and subtleties) of stropping. For those of you unfamiliar with stropping, it is the back-and-forth motion done on a piece of leather to prepare the straight … [Read more...] about Bison Latigo Straight Razor Strop
The Strop Shoppe's Lemon Eucalyptus delivered what I've come to expect from them; a top notch product at a good price. While they did have some problems with weakly scented soaps when they first came out, way back in the spring of 2012, they seem to have rectified those issues … [Read more...] about Pucker Up! The Strop Shoppe – Lemon Eucalyptus shaving soap
A Redditor asks: "I've been wetshaving for awhile now using a Merkur 34c, Feather blades, and Taylor of Old Bond Street sandalwood cream (thanks to this sub). It's been great and now I'm looking to take the straight razor plunge. Doing research, I've noticed a number of the … [Read more...] about What Are Cotton Strops Used For (On Straight Razors)?
I recently tried some shaving soaps from the Strop Shoppe. I love their motto: "Shaving Shouldn't Suck." In a fairly crowded "artisan" shaving product area, they are trying to distinguish themselves by using as few ingredients as possible, limiting themselves to Stearic Acid, … [Read more...] about Strop Shoppe Shave Soaps