FAQ’s – Straight Razor Shaving

FAQ’s – Straight Razor Shaving

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I want to start using a straight razor, what should I do? We get a lot of questions from our customers who want to learn more about the basics of straight razor shaving, so we’ve put together some FAQ’s on straight razor shaving to help! Happy Shaving. Which straight razor should I use? If you’re new to wet-shaving, starting modestly with a 5/8” or a 6/8” blade, like the Boker King Cutter Straight Razor 5/8”, or something similar is ideal. You want…

Brand Spotlight: Thiers Issard

Brand Spotlight: Thiers Issard

An iconic brand in the world of wet shaving, Thiers Issard creates straight razors and shaving accessories like no other. Founded in 1884 by Pierre Thiers, Thiers Issard is one of France’s most popular straight razor manufacturers. Their high-quality items are exported to nearly 30 countries worldwide and are synonymous with luxury and quality. Here’s a brief look at some of their stunning pieces.         Browse our collection of Thiers Issard shaving and grooming accessories here.

Choosing the Right Leather Strop for Your Straight Razor

Choosing the Right Leather Strop for Your Straight Razor

Chances are good that you’ve seen a barber using his strop, either in the movies or while you’ve sat in the chair; he deftly sharpens and polishes his straight razor to perfection, ready for use. But these leather accessories aren’t just for barbers and movie stars. If you have a straight razor, you should also be using a strop at home to keep your blades in tiptop shaving shape. With repeated use the blade of any razor gets dull; after honing…

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,…