Education, Advice, and How-To — Shaving Soap

Five Ways to Better Your Shave

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Five Ways to Better Your Shave
Recently a friend of mine was over and made a comment about how old fashioned I was for using a shave brush that he had just spied drying on the bathroom counter. I tried to explain what made shaving enjoyable for me, but I did a poor job since I was put on the spot. After thinking it over for a few weeks, I came to realize I’ve adopted a few things lately that have bettered my experience. I’d implore any shaver to consider these tips and see if it takes your shave to the next level too.

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How traditional shaving saves money, reduces irritation, and lessens your impact on the environment

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How traditional shaving saves money, reduces irritation, and lessens your impact on the environment
How traditional shaving saves money, reduces irritation, and lessens your impact on the environment.

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Shaving Cream vs. Shaving Soap

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Shaving Cream vs. Shaving Soap

If you are relatively new to the world of wet shaving you may not know the difference between a shaving cream and a shaving soap. Both products can produce a great lather and shaving experience, but there are some subtle differences that will be discussed in this post.

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The Artisan Soap Revolution

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The Artisan Soap Revolution
For those of us who want to transform the mindless task of shaving into a more enjoyable sensory experience, artisan soaps are the most significant part of the equation. Though I never actually said it to him, my friend was right. I should have tried artisan soaps when he first recommended them. In recent years, I have tried many and have found my favorites. My wife would say that I have “too many favorites.” I admit, it can hard to choose what to use on a given morning. In fact, sometimes it feels like I’m getting drunk at a wine tasting. Since making the switch to artisan soaps, however, shaving has definitely not been boring.

 

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