Tag Archives: Prepairing

Try an oil shave

Have you ever tried to shave with just oil? I recommend trying it.
After reading a bit about this, I decided to try it. You can get many types of special “shave oils” for this, but the fact is that regular olive oil works just as fine. Read More →

Read the label

Have you ever felt cheated by companies selling you lots of packaging and less content?

Have you, like me, felt a bit of disappointment when having purchased a huge bag of potato chips from the store, only to see that it is barely half full when you open it? Or getting annoyed by the cardboard boxes and other unnecessary packaging that hides how little product there actually is the package? It seems that more and more manufacturers sell more packaging than product. Read More →

About shaving brushes

A few words about shaving brushes:
There are basically three main types of bristles in shaving brushes:
1. Badger hair
2. Boar bristles
3. Synthetic bristles/hair

In addition, there are also brushes made with horsehair. Read More →

Straight razor demo

Have you considered shaving with a straight razor?

The first thing you should do is to get a good knife. Do not go for the cheap China-made knives you can find on ebay, but choose quality! Read More →

Properly preparing (and finishing) makes all the difference

Whatever kind of razor you choose; DE, SE, multi blade or straight razor, it is wise to take a few minutes to warm up and moisten the beard first. This allows the stubble to soften and stretch a bit. It is also important to clean the skin and beard before shaving. Read More →