Simpson Beaufort B4 Pure Badger Shaving Brush Review

A picture of a Simpson Beaufort B4 pure badger shaving brush laying on it's side on a wooden surface.

The Simpson Beaufort B4 pure badger shaving brush is handmade in Britain and features a faux ivory handle and pure badger hair bristles. Simpson, which was acquired by Progress Shaving Brush (Vulfix) Limited in 2008, touts it as a “superb brush for bowl lathering.” I have pretty much used it exclusively for lathering shaving cream [...]

Shavette vs Straight Razor – Which One is Better?

A Dovo shavette sitting on a wooden surface above a Dovo straight razor with the 'VS' abbreviation between the two.

Dovo Shavette Above a Dovo Straight Razor If you’re trying to decide between a shavette and a straight razor, then there are a couple of things to consider that we’ll discuss in this post. I honestly don’t think that one is better than the other. There are definitely things I like about each one, but [...]

A Review of Harry’s Razors

A picture showing a Harry's razor with bright orange handle, protective case and a spare cartridge razor.

Product:  Harry’s Razor Shave Life:  Sixty-Eight shaves during testing (while ignoring some minor rusting on the precision trimmer.) Failure Modes:  Rusting of the blade if you don’t take proper care of it.  Failure of the rubber flex “hinge” after sixty-eight shaves. Opinion:  Definitely gives other cartridge razors a run for their money. Purchase Link:  Harry’s Razor Introduction To Harry’s Razor [...]

What is the Best Way to Shave Your Head?

An image of a Merkur 180 long handle safety razor, Parker shavette, Dovo shavette, Feather Artist club razor, Dovo straight razor, and Gillette Fusion ProGlide cartridge razor.

In today’s world, you have a lot of options when it comes to shaving your head. However, if you’re trying to figure out what is the best way to shave your head, then there are a lot of things you have to take into account. Some things that you need to take into account are: [...]

Is It Better to Shave at Night or in the Morning?

Barbershop Light Sign at Night with Blurred Street Lights Cadiz Andalusia Spain

I’m sure if you ask 100 men if it’s better to shave at night or in the morning you’ll get a wide variety of answers. I personally like to shave at night, but I’ll be the first to admit that there are no hard rules about shaving in the morning or at night. It really [...]

Manscaped The Lawn Mower 3.0 Review

A picture of the front of the Manscaped The Lawn Mower 3.0 box

Product:  Manscaped The Lawn Mower 3.0 Opinion:  Worth it Purchase Link:  Manscaped The Lawn Mower 3.0 The Package Says It’s For Your Package I don’t claim to be the brightest person in the world. I even don’t claim to be very astute at picking up on social cues. In fact, I am pretty dense at times. When my [...]

Why You Don’t Need an “Umpteen” Bladed Razor to get a Close Shave

Hey, it’s Thomas. Today I’m going to talk about why you don’t need a bunch of different blades in your razor in order to get a close shave or as it’s called in the wet shaving community a “BBS” shave or baby’s butt smooth shave. The razor manufacturers have progressed over the years to the [...]

Philips Norelco OneBlade Electric Razor Review

A picture of a Philips Norelco OneBlade "Face" razor still in the packaging.

A couple of weeks ago I was watching TV, just your usual vegging out type of stuff, and a razor commercial came on. Normally, I tune these out because they seem to be all the same for the most part. They’re usually some variation of “Look at this awesome razor we developed, we added some [...]

Proglide Fusion Cartridge Duration Shave Test

Gillette Fusion Proglide Cartridge on a wood surface.

Background Recently, I had an inquiry about a Proglide Fusion cartridge duration test on Youtube that I started back in 2013 where I would shave one side of my face with the same cartridge and then shave the other half with a brand new cartridge.  This method would allow me to compare how many good [...]

Safety Razor vs. Cartridge Razor, Which One Is Best?

The word "VS" in between a safety razor and a Gillette Fusion Proglide cartridge razor

If you are thinking about abandoning your cartridge razor for a safety razor you are not alone. The high cost of razor blades and the seemingly unending practice of adding “yet another blade” to existing cartridge razors has grown tiresome for a lot of people.  In this article we will be pitting the two against [...]