5 Ways Being Clean-Shaven Improves Your Life

5 Ways Being Clean-Shaven Improves Your Life

In this age of hipsters and free-thinking outdoors-men, beards have gained overwhelming popularity. But there’s still something to be said for the man who is clean-shaven. In fact, there’s a lot to be said. Here are 5 ways that being clean-shaven improves your life: (1) The Women Love It Sure, beards may be in right now, but when you’re in intimate quarters with a lady, she won’t be enjoying abrasive facial hair against her pristine¬†skin. It’s just gross. Plus, the…

The Straight Razor Story: Dramatic Shaving Scenes in Cinema

The Straight Razor Story: Dramatic Shaving Scenes in Cinema

  Shaving scenes in cinema have borne a special, dramatic weight since the very beginnings of the Silver Screen. Who would have guessed that the quotidian affair of simple grooming would find itself spread so broadly across cinema? Brisk coming-of-age scenes, solitary moments of despair, and even characters embroiled in heated moments of crime. The razor itself can act as a Chekhov’s Gun, hinting at mistrust between lovers, or as a symbol of consummated love. It’s often in those moments…