Movember Best Practices

Ah Movember, that time of the year when almost inexplicably you see mustaches everywhere.  But do you know why?  Movember is an annual no shave event in which awareness and funding for mens’ health related sicknesses such as cancer of the prostate and testicles.  Movember occurs in November (duh!) Movember rules are simple. 1) You…

The Value of Shaving for Personal Success

A reason you should always be clean shaven like a true old fashioned man is that you work for a living.  Whether you work hard at a company or work for yourself, you want to always present a professional image of yourself .  An image that conveys trust, ability, leadership, strength, order and more.  The…

Straight Razor Making, From Start to Shaving

I discovered this video by chance, at 11:30 pm when I should have been getting to bed. Next thing I knew it was 12:40 am, way past my bedtime for the simple reason that I was enthralled by the vast majority of this video. Here Mr. Charlie Lewis demonstrates just about everything manly from forging…

Chimensch’s Shaving Video – Most epic shaving

This is the much acclaimed Chimensch’s Shaving Video in which Chimensch (forum username), a native of Italy and famed member of straight shaving forums demonstrates his impeccable shave technique and skill with a straight razor. Notable is his use of the alum block for gripping wet skin and the sponge to wipe the blade after…

The Dollar Shave Club

Now if you haven’t seen this yet, its about time you do.  Prepare for some clever hilarity that went viral, giving this company 5.4% of American razor sales last year.  

Acca Kappa Muschia Bianco Shave Cream Review

Ah, Acca Kappa Muschia Bianco, one of my favorite scents from the maker of fine combs.  A brand rich is heritage, Acca Kappa was revolutionized by the ambition of the heir that took over,  who injected new life into the company by giving us the wide variety of products they now offer. Acca Kappa makes…

The Body Shop Macca root shave cream review

There is a scarcity to wetshaving products in the Philippines but you can find a lot of shaving cream in Metro Manila if you look at the foreign brands.  One of the most widespread and loved foreign cosmetics brands is the Body Shop and I tell you it feels like they can do no wrong….

When should you change your double edge safety blade

I thought of this post during a talk with some cartridge users who were telling me that they can stretch their cartridge use to months and months.  This amazes me, who knew that Exacalibur had been found and has now been used to make razor cartridges. I also love knives or anything sharp and let…

Shaving Brush Care

Your shaving brush may be the largest portion of your investment in wet shaving.  Shave brushes are one of the most important components of a good wetshave as brushes not only apply lather but prepare the skin for a good shave by exfoliating and raising the hair to bring them closer to the blade.  A…