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Dovo Straight Razors:   The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Dovo Straight Razors: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

I’m a big fan of new production Dovo straight razors and work with them a lot.  I settled on Dovo for two primary reasons.  First, all of their raz...
Building a Great Lather with a Shaving Brush and Shaving Soap

Building a Great Lather with a Shaving Brush and Shaving Soap

We are excited for you. Using a synthetic shaving brush and soap is an enjoyable experience that delivers much better shaving lather and performanc...
Leather and Razors:  What You Need to Know

Leather and Razors: What You Need to Know

Most people probably don’t know that they need to take care in selecting leather products for their razors.  
Myths in the Classic Shaving Community DEBUNKED

Myths in the Classic Shaving Community DEBUNKED

I’ve found that there is important knowledge that is not understood by the classic shaving community. Some men have a worse time shaving than othe...
Keys to a Great Shave: Facial / Whisker Prep

Keys to a Great Shave: Facial / Whisker Prep

Following these simple steps before you shave will guarantee a fantastic shaving experience.
5 Steps to A Great Safety Razor Shave

5 Steps to A Great Safety Razor Shave

By following these 5 simple steps, you can achieve a great safety razor shave.
Is shaving with a straight razor right for me?

Is shaving with a straight razor right for me?

Decide whether shaving with a straight razor is right for you.
Pre-shave Prep: Crucial Steps for a Great Shave

Pre-shave Prep: Crucial Steps for a Great Shave

Proper whisker prep is critical for a close, comfortable shave.
Is Classic Shaving Right for Me?

Is Classic Shaving Right for Me?

How to decide whether to try a straight razor or double-edged safety razor.