Health Myths #412 The Best Shaving Brush is a Silvertip Brush

Health Myths #412 The Best Shaving Brush is a Silvertip Brush

When it comes to shaving brushes, the silvertip badger rules. Soft, luxurious, and natural, it’s an ancient tradition. It’s the best choice of brush for any shaver, right? Well, not exactly. Myth: Silvertip Badger is Always the Best Choice of Brush – FALSE This one’s a tricky myth to tackle, because at first blush it, it’s actually true. Silvertip badger hair shaving brushes are made with the highest grade of badger hair, and they often have the highest level of craftsmanship and…

Health Myths #168 Shaving Makes Hair Grow Back Darker and Thicker

Health Myths #168 Shaving Makes Hair Grow Back Darker and Thicker

Whether you’re a man or a woman, it’s likely that you heard this myth repeated to you a lot during those awkward teen years. If you were a man, it might have been encouragement, a secret hint on how to strengthen your moustache and impress your friends. If you were a woman, you might have been offered this sage wisdom in warning – don’t shave, it’ll grow back thicker! Myth 1: Shaving Makes Hair Grow Back Darker and Thicker –…

Health Myths #273: Should men shampoo daily?

Health Myths #273: Should men shampoo daily?

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Men’s hair matters to a lot of us. It’s part of the first impression we make, and there’s a reason why the perfect pomade, gel, or wax is so sought-after. But when it comes to health and care, men’s hair often doesn’t get the same attention women’s hair does. After all, we have less of it. But a lot of men ask us the same thing over and over: how often should I be shampooing my hair? Myth 1: If…

Health Myths #182: More lather means a better shave

Health Myths #182: More lather means a better shave

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We love to surf the shaving forums. They’re a great place to connect with all the other shaving enthusiasts who share our passion. And one of the things we see over and over are photographs of brushes with a thick, rich lather. It’s great! But is it necessary? How thick should your shaving lather be?   Myth 1: More lather means a better shave – FALSE We won’t deny it – sometimes we get carried away. A lot of soaps…

Health Myths #87: Peeing in the Shower

Health Myths #87: Peeing in the Shower

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For a lot of us, George Castanza included, the shower represents more than just a place to cleanse our body. It’s a one-stop-shop for our morning ablutions. Shampooing? Check. Shaving? No problem. Peeing? Why not. Wait, what? According to a recent poll, over 80% of people pee in the shower. Should you join their yellowed ranks?   Myth 1: Pee is Sterile – FALSE People have been passing this old chestnut around since the 1950s, but it just isn’t true. It…