I've been on the search for an inexpensive, high quality razor ever since I began using a safety razor. My first razor was the aluminum iKon 102, which I decided on over a Merkur based on its materials and good reputation. Because of this quest, I leapt at the chance to get a … [Read more...] about The West Coast Shaving Lithe Razor Head, Designed By Charcoal Goods
West Coast Shaving ("WCS," affiliate link) launched a new set of artisan-made shave soaps today to complement their existing line. They sent me (and a number of other bloggers and You-tubers) a couple samples to try. … [Read more...] about New West Coast Shaving Soaps (And Cream)!
West Coast Shaving recently added some additional branded shave soaps to complement their current lineup. They sent me samples of some of the soaps and a "hybrid" aftershave splash/cologne for me to try. … [Read more...] about New West Coast Shaving Shave Soaps
Stainless steel razors have been generating a lot of attention in the old school shaving world. They're attractive, well-machined, and less prone to degradation than the usual brass/chrome/zamak materials (though not immune to problems!). The down side is generally the cost. … [Read more...] about West Coast Shaving Razors
It's a sad sight: an empty bulk box of razor blades. Like most everyone who gets into double edge shaving, I tried a number of blade brands (and if you haven't, you should!) and found a favorite. In my case they were the Israeli-made Personna "blue label" blades. I bought a … [Read more...] about Mantic59's New Razor Blade Search Begins