Education, Advice, and How-To — Wet Shaving

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 Lessens Your Impact On The Environment

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How Traditional Shaving Lessens Your Impact On The Environment

One of the great benefits of traditional shaving is the diminished impact on the environment. You may be asking how exactly traditional shaving can lessen your impact on the environment. That is the purpose of the post today.

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Tutorial: How To Load a Blade In The Irving Barber Co Shavette Razor | 2 Minute Quick Tip

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Tutorial: How To Load a Blade In The Irving Barber Co Shavette Razor | 2 Minute Quick Tip
Loading a blade into the IBC | 2 Minute Quick Tip The Irving Barber Company (IBC) razor is extremely versatile in that it accepts numerous types of blades. In this video I discuss what blades the IBC takes, and show you how to load the blade. My personal favorite blades to use in the IBC are AC style blades, but a half DE blade bumps up the aggression, or efficiency of this well-crafted, beautifully designed razor.

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Different Types of Safety Razor Heads | 2 Minute Quick Tip

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Different Types of Safety Razor Heads | 2 Minute Quick Tip

Different Types of Safety Razor Heads | 2 Minute Quick Tip

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How to Map your Beard Growth

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How to Map your Beard Growth

An important factor in getting a great shave that is also irritation free (as mentioned in this post here) is to know how your facial hair grows. If you do not know how your hair grows, it is likely that you are getting irritation and or ingrown hairs fairly frequently (I know I was). Our goal here is to help you learn how to map your growth so you can avoid the irritation and ingrown hairs.   The easiest way to map your growth is to let your hair grow a few days. The reason behind this is that the...

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