The other citrus from Geo F. Trumper

The other citrus from Geo F. Trumper

We’ve been getting a lot of questions and requests for Geo F. Trumper’s Extract of Limes Shaving Cream. It’s been sold out for a while and Trumper won’t be able to fulfill any orders for it until December. But if you’re in the market for a well-balanced masculine fragrance with a citrus character, try GFT Shaving Cream. GFT has a lively lemon opening note with hints of mandarin and cedar.

All About Shaving Brushes

All About Shaving Brushes

Choosing the right shaving brush is a usual concern for wet-shavers. And, although the variety of choices can at first make it confusing, finding the right brush for you doesn’t have to be a painful process. It’s all about information. And there’s lots of information out there, but as with everything else, it is worthwhile to consider the source before you take the advice. Here is our suggested reading material:

The Fendrihan Shave on Maximum Fitness Magazine

The Fendrihan Shave on Maximum Fitness Magazine

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 magazine’s pages. Our Merkur Double-Edge Safety Razors were reviewed in their “Get Your Gear On” section as one of the ways to get the best shave. MaxFit considered them one…

Choosing Your First Shaving Brush

Choosing Your First Shaving Brush

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 variety of knot sizes seem to produce a certain “buyers’ block”. Some simple rules to follow: Bigger is not always better. Some big brushes, while certainly looking the part, might…

The Perfect Beginner Safety Razor

The Perfect Beginner Safety Razor

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 safety razor for a new wet-shaver we have to clarify several terms:

Avoiding Pre-Wedding Stress Disorder

Avoiding Pre-Wedding Stress Disorder

Planning a wedding can be the most challenging part of getting married; especially if, as the groom, you are expected to handle some of the planning yourself. We don’t need to paint a picture for you; if you are in the midst of the pre-wedding whirlwind, you know it all too well. But what can a man do to get through these stressful times? Simple: you’re a man, so shop like a man.

SHARP, Fendrihan and Grooming 101

SHARP, Fendrihan and Grooming 101

Today’s myriad choices of products and services targeted at men might seem daunting to navigate. There seems to be a concoction for just about anything; so where to start? Sharp Magazine For Men tries to make sense of it all in its November 2010 issue. Grooming Editor Leo Petaccia writes: …as crucial as it is to know which shampoos curb baldness or the difference between pomade and wax, so is a good grasp of the basics: a straight razor shave,…