Military Style Hair Brushes for Men

Military Style Hair Brushes for Men

  To a lot of guys, when they think of hair brushes the first thing that comes to mind is something with bristles, a handle, and a lot of their wife’s hair. But for men’s shorter hair, sometimes a more traditional design can have better results, and that’s where the military hair brush comes in. So what is a military hair brush? And can you only get one if you enlist? Luckily, a rank in the army isn’t required for…

Win a Fendrihan Full Hollow Ground Straight Razor

Win a Fendrihan Full Hollow Ground Straight Razor

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Welcome to another happy Friday. The weekend’s about to begin, and we want to help one lucky Fendrihan member start their weekend with a bang. That’s why we’re giving away one custom, handmade Fendrihan Thiers Issard French straight razor. With a full hollow ground 5/8″ blade and black scales, it’s the perfect way for a distinguished gentleman to complete his shave. For your chance to win, enter up to six (6) times in the form below. Complete all six options,…

How to Restore a Vintage Safety Razor

How to Restore a Vintage Safety Razor

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One of the things we love most about wet shaving is how connected it can make us feel to the past. Men have been shaving with safety razors for over 100 years. It’s likely that most of our dads, granddads, and great granddads learned to shave on something very similar to these designs. And as exciting as getting the latest and most innovative razor can be (and they really are changing the game – take a look at the Rockwell),…

We’ll always have shaving in Paris: Part 3

We’ll always have shaving in Paris: Part 3

The amazing thing about visiting Paris is the many faces of the city. While most of our time was taken up with shaving-related explorations, and for the travel between those shaving events, on the last night we took the opportunity to the “real” Paris, the city of the people who live and work there. It’s a beautiful place to travel, but it’s easy to get caught visiting some of the world’s most famous tourist sites, and miss the small streets…

Safety Razors for Women: A How-To Guide

Safety Razors for Women: A How-To Guide

Get that old-fashioned clean close shave…. on your legs and other parts. So you’ve probably never set foot in a barber shop and maybe the last time you saw a classy three-piece shaving kit was on Grandpa’s bathroom counter. Women want as close a shave as guys do, but on their legs and bikini line. Those traditional “men’s only” shaving tools aren’t just for guys. You may be able to get away with a few quick swipes of a cheap,…

Open or Closed Comb: Choosing a Safety Razor

Open or Closed Comb: Choosing a Safety Razor

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One of the first thing a new wet shaving enthusiast often notices is the extreme selection available to him. Luckily for us, dozens of companies now make razors in all shapes, sizes, and levels of aggressiveness. But when that multiplicity of choice starts to overwhelm us, it can be hard to know which way to go. What are all those little teeth? Why do I need a comb for my face? A lot of people believe that open comb razors can be…

We’ll always have shaving in Paris: Part 2

We’ll always have shaving in Paris: Part 2

Although our trip to Paris was primarily for the business of shaving, it’s impossible to visit the City of Lights and not get carried away in Awe of the buildings there. See part 1 here. Up close and personal with the famous Notre Dame de Paris.   Kilometre Zero of the French highways, outside the Notre Dame cathedral, is considered the official center of Paris.     The Church of Saint-Sulpice in the 6th Arrondissement was constructed beginning in 1646.  …