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
Some of us are annoyed with high mineral content--"hard"--water. For the old-school wet shaver it can mean poor lather...and performance. But all is not lost. There are some shaving products that work well in hard water. Here are five product lines that can tame hard water. … [Read more...] about 5 Lathers That Will Make Your Hard Water Surrender
A new wet shaver is having trouble learning to make lather, and seeks out advice on one of the various online shaving communities. One of the first answers he’ll receive will be to try a distilled water shave. “Your tap water is the culprit, kid!” And it will be explained that … [Read more...] about Can You Really Get A Better Shaving Lather With Distilled Water?
Anyone who has fallen while waterskiing, or has made a gentle sitzmark in deep powder snow skiing knows water can be physically hard or quite soft. The hardness of water that concerns wet shavers, refers to the dissolved mineral content in the water. Hard water is high in … [Read more...] about Water Hardness And Its Effect On Lather
Bobby asks: "I use the hottest water from my tap onto my washcloth, ring it out a little, then put on my face/neck, but the warmth dissipates quickly and barely lasts for 30 seconds. So I repeat 2 more times. How do you get yours to last 3 minutes?" From a performance standpoint … [Read more...] about Barbershop Prep Temperature?