[Editor's note: Cait is a barber who recently wrote of her experience as a female barber in a "man's" profession. Sharpologist asked her to discuss how she learned to shave as a barber.] One of the key tenets of men’s grooming is the classic straight-razor shave. For many men, … [Read more...] about What A Barber Learned About the Straight Razor Shave, and How to Improve Your Own Shaving Game
Like many shaving hobbyists, over the years I've tried and rejected many shaving products and accessories as not right for my skin, beard, or face contours. I remove from my shaving drawer in the bathroom those not-for-me products that might someday be passed on to others, … [Read more...] about Gems From The Shave Closet
Shaving blogs, including Sharpologist, abound with top ten lists of dos and don'ts. Upon inspection, these lists usually boil down to about two suggestions. One, face prep is important! You are about to launch a brutal assault on your face with metal that is by definition, razor … [Read more...] about Details That Can Smooth Out The Edges Of Your Shave
For the newly enlightened shaver, it may be desirable to remember the "commandments" of getting a great shave. … [Read more...] about Shaving 101 – The 10 Commandments Of Shaving
You may have seen a list of shaving tips (yes, even on Sharpologist :) ). Sometimes you'll see a "top five" or even a "top ten" list. I've gone back over old posts, and browsed other sources too, to come up with 36 solid, actionable shaving tips. … [Read more...] about The Ultimate List Of Shaving Tips?