The small town of Liberty Hill, Texas is home to a big player in the wet shaving world: Van Der Hagen. I recently got a chance to tour the facility (caution: this article is image-heavy). … [Read more...] about A Tour Of Van Der Hagen
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Happily for thrifty shavers in the US, "old school" double-edge safety razors are starting to show up in mass-market retail outlets like Walmart, Target, and similar. I'm seeing two razors in fairly wide distribution, the Micro Touch One and the Van Der Hagen Traditional Safety … [Read more...] about Send In The Clones?
Country Uncle shave soap is the "house brand" of AmazingShaving.com, a wet shaving retailer in Texas. I got a puck if their Deluxe shave soap a while back and noticed that it kind of looked familiar. Looking at the container I saw the familiar Van Der Hagen (VDH) logo on the … [Read more...] about Country Uncle Deluxe Shaving Soap
I doubt there's an old school wet shaver in the U.S. that hasn't at least heard the name Van Der Hagen. VDH shaving soap can be found at almost any grocery or drug store. Now they want to take that idea and apply it to glycerin facial soap. VDH sent Sharpologist a "sneak peek" … [Read more...] about Sneak Peek: 4 Van Der Hagen Glycerin Face Soaps
Sometimes I see people get interested in traditional wet shaving but balk when they see some of the prices. Never mind that those prices are very low over the long-run: the "fence-sitters" don't want to spend too much money on something they think they may not enjoy. If you … [Read more...] about 16 Inexpensive Product Entries Into Traditional Wet Shaving