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
Are you getting the best shave with what you have? Do you really think about your shave? We all get caught up with our own personal saviors...or demons. Maybe it's time to step back and become more aware of some aspects of shaving you have not really thought about. … [Read more...] about 7 Shaving Mistakes You Might Be Making Without Even Being Aware Of Them
Most traditional wet shavers -- that is, those who use old-technology razors including double edge (DE) razors and other designs -- know about RAD: Razor Acquisition Disorder. This is when shaving hobbyists, aficionados, keep acquiring different brands or models of razors. … [Read more...] about Progressive Razor Aggressiveness Strategy: A Cure for RAD?
A common shaving process within the shaving-hobbyist or shaving-aficionado community is the so-called standard three-pass shave using largely with-grain, across-grain, and against-grain strokes, respectively, for passes one, two and three. This is an orderly approach to aiming … [Read more...] about Variations on the Standard Three-Pass Shave
No matter how long shaving has been around, there are a few techniques that seem "natural" or "right" that are actually counter-intuitive. Here are three of them. … [Read more...] about Shaving 101 – 3 Bafflingly Counterintuitive Aspects Of Wet Shaving