How to Shave Your Head With a Straight Razor

Straight razors are sharp and shaving your head can be awkward when you are first learning..  If you are not willing to be nicked or cut, then do not attempt to shave your head with a straight razors. There are many reasons you may want to shave your head with a straight razor.  You may [...]

Are Straight Razors Good for Shaving Your Head?

Yes, straight razors can be extremely good for shaving your head if you know how to use and. However, if you don’t know how to use one and aren’t willing to put in the effort to learn, then they’re about as good as a butter knife. Straight razors are different from other razors in that [...]

Is a Shavette as Good as a Straight Razor?

There are many things to look at when comparing a shavette to a straight razor. The things that can be compared between a straight razor and shavette are the initial purchase price, ongoing cost of maintenance, and the ability to shave. I’ll discuss each of those items below. (maybe add in learning curve) If you’re [...]

Feather Professional Artist Club Razors – The Ultimate Shavette

Three Feather Artist Club Razors on a dark wood background. A folding black-handled SS razor, folding DX razor and non-folding DX razor

Feather Artist Club Razors: folding SS (top), folding DX (middle), non-folding DX (bottom) Feather Professional Artist Club Razors Feather Professional Artist Club razors, often called Feather razors and/or Feather Artist Club razors, are a replaceable blade razor made by a Japanese company named Feather Safety Razor Co., Ltd. The company’s literature indicates the Feather Professional [...]

Why Shave With a Straight Razor? Because It’s Enjoyable

Picture of a wooden shaving bowl, a cermaic shaving bowl with lathered cream, a straight razor, a stand with a shaving brush and a safety razor on a wooden surface. A rope is laid around the items.

Photo 50887470 © Nejron | Dreamstime.com To the uninitiated, shaving with a straight razor seems downright insane. After all, you’re pretty much just taking a knife to your face when compared to a modern cartridge razor, right? The question then becomes why shave with a straight razor if it’s so dangerous? I do agree that [...]

Gillette Fusion 5 Review – A Decent Cartridge Razor

Gillette Fusion 5 razor sitting on a black faux wood surface.

Gillette Fusion 5 Last night, I tried out a Gillette Fusion 5 for the first time. I purchased it a few months ago, but I was busy shaving with Harry’s razor seeing how it performed and how long it lasted, so the Fusion 5 sat in the box until the two Harry’s razor cartridges became [...]

What Is a Shavette?

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Photo 118087992 © Lakesdesign | Dreamstime.com If you’re new to the wet shaving world, then you might be wondering: What is a shavette? A shavette is a folding razor that takes a disposable blade. It has a very similar look and feel to a straight razor and you shave with it in much the same [...]

Your Manscaped Lawn Mower 3.0 Questions Answered

Your Balls Will Thank You Message on the inside of the Lawn Mower 3.0 packaging.

Usage Questions Can you use The Lawn Mower 3.0 on your face? Yes, you can if you really want to use that way. I tried it before I realized it was for your man bits. I guess that’s what you get when you don’t read the packaging close enough. I wasn’t really impressed with the [...]

The Art of Shaving – Shaving Cream Review

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Product: The Art of Shaving shaving cream # of Scents: Currently eight Opinion: Worth the money Purchase Link:  Art of Shaving shaving cream I Wish I Knew About Shaving Cream Sooner Like most men, I started shaving by using a Mach 3 razor and a can of Gillette shaving cream. I never really questioned this method [...]

How Long Do Harry’s Razor Blades Last?

A picture of a Harry's razor catridge on a wooden surface

A few weeks ago I purchased a Harry’s razor to test it out and see how well it shaved.  Here’s a link to my review of Harry’s Razors if you’re interested in reading it. One of the main questions I have been trying to answer since then is: How long do Harry’s razor blades last? [...]