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On Sentimental Razors

On Sentimental Razors 0

Restoration , shaving , Straight Razors 🕔November 4, 2014

Some razors are worth a lot of money. Sometimes it’s individual brands like Dovo, Thiers-Issard, and Boker while other times it’s an entire class of razors like “Damascus” steel, or razors made of certain materials like ivory, exotic woods, or

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Shave Review: Shaving Yeti’s Yeti Snot

Shave Review: Shaving Yeti’s Yeti Snot 0

shaving 🕔October 28, 2014

Shave Review – How to Grow a Mustache’s Frost Byte Soap In my quest for all mentholated shaving soaps, I’ve come across several that weren’t strong enough and only a few that are. Yeti Snot is one of the most

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Shave Review: HTGAM Frost Byte

Shave Review: HTGAM Frost Byte 4

shaving 🕔October 26, 2014

Shave Review – How to Grow a Mustache’s Frost Byte Soap   By now many people are aware of my love of all wet shaving menthol and menthol-like products. I’ve been searching for a quality menthol shaving soap that’s strong

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Shave Review: Rustic Shaving Sandalwood and Soap Commander Endurance Aftershave

Shave Review: Rustic Shaving Sandalwood and Soap Commander Endurance Aftershave 0

shaving , Shaving Accessories 🕔October 6, 2014

A group of fellow wet shaving addicts, calling ourselves Shave Mentors, just had our very first local get together which we aptly called our Chicagoland Wet Shaveaganza 2014. It. Was. Great. We had a representative from Captain’s Choice products, Brandon

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Shave Review: Proraso Green and Lucky Tiger Aftershave

Shave Review: Proraso Green and Lucky Tiger Aftershave 0

shaving , Shaving Accessories 🕔September 23, 2014

Shave Review – Proraso Green Soap and Lucky Tiger After Shave I need to begin with a disclaimer: I love menthol. You know how you love your mom, dad, siblings, grandparents, or pie? I love menthol like that; it’s a

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On Buying, Selling, and Shipping

On Buying, Selling, and Shipping 0

Restoration , shaving , Shaving Accessories , Straight Razors 🕔July 17, 2014

Recently I’ve received several questions regarding buying, shipping, and selling products. Instead of addressing all of you lovely, unique potential customers individually I’m using this post to respond to you all at once. On buying from the site: Yes, the

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Razors Beyond Repair

Razors Beyond Repair 0

Restoration , shaving , Straight Razors 🕔June 30, 2014

I get a lot of my inventory from Ebay and local antique stores. Sometimes, the razors aren’t exactly how they should be for a restoration project. Often, it’s not the fault of the seller – the razors can have very

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Why Don’t I Carry Things?!

Why Don’t I Carry Things?! 1

Restoration , shaving , Shaving Accessories 🕔June 16, 2014

There’s no doubt that proper shaving accessories are important. You need quality creams, brushes, strops, oils, soaps, pre-shave, after-shave… and the list can go on. So the question always comes up – why don’t I carry these things? Here’s the

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The Case for Cold-Water Shaving

The Case for Cold-Water Shaving 0

Restoration , shaving , Straight Razors 🕔May 27, 2014

If you had to choose between hot food and hot bathing water, you’d choose the hot food. Don’t lie to yourself. Relax, you’d be among the majority of people historically, that is, lower or middle class. Over the centuries hot

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Why Shave with a Straight Razor?

Why Shave with a Straight Razor? 0

Restoration , shaving , Straight Razors 🕔May 27, 2014

Let’s face it, we’ve all been there: you’re running late for work and quickly run your $3 plastic Bic over your scruff and leave with a beard of toilet paper held on to your face by small specks of blood.

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