Monthly Archives: July 2011

Maximum Fitness is a self-described no B.S. essential guide to fitness and health for the busy man. Besides in-depth workout advice, they routinely cover topics such as fitness, health, nutrition, weight loss, supplements, sex and training tips and tricks. Fendrihan’s shaving and grooming products recently made it to this fit […]

The Fendrihan Shave on Maximum Fitness Magazine

A wet-shaving-centric event is in the works. Details so far are: Chicago, November 10, with topics such as fine liquors, cigars and traditional shaving. Some more information from Mantic59’s blog: They want to bring in barber chairs to be set around the Palmer House’s mezzanine with barbers offering straight razor […]

Chicago Traditional Shaving Event in the works

We often get questions about the degree of sharpness and performance of particular double-edge blade brands. These differ in various ways: sharpness, flexibility, coating and thickness, all of which have an influence in the way they shave. In terms of sharpness, the most popular brands could be classified (in a […]

The Double-Edge Blade Continuum

Choosing a shaving brush can be as challenging as choosing a safety razor. The large selection of brushes, array of hair sources (badger, boar or horse), range of grades of hair (pure, best, super and silver-tip in the case of badger hair), choice of shapes or materials for handles, and […]

Choosing Your First Shaving Brush

With the variety of safety razors on offer and the amount of conflicting advice, choosing my first razor has become rather overwhelming. Can you give me a clear answer on which is the best razor for a beginner? First, before we go into the issue of finding the “perfect” double-edge […]

The Perfect Beginner Safety Razor

Close Cut (Barbershop Documentary) from Felix Nelson on Vimeo. Film maker Felix Nelson Elsen explores two North London barber shops —one modern, one traditional— to bring you an unfiltered, observational look at what goes on inside them. Barbershop talk, vintage tools and a bit of history all make for an […]

Back to the Barber Shop: Close Cut in North London