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The Gentleman’s Pre Shave Oil!

The Gentleman’s Pre Shave Oil!

    Guys I know at this point you definitely know where I stand when it comes to pre-shave oils! So there’s no need for me to reintegrate.. right? Either way, the bottom line is that it’s a great “add” to your daily shave routine. It traps moisture, protects and can smell awesome like this one! [...]

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Top 5 Aftershave Balms!

Top 5 Aftershave Balms!

Aftershave balms are the ideal choice to guarantee that you’re getting the on-board help needed to repair the skin after your shave. Some would argue that this is only needed for men who wet-shave. However, my stance is whenever there is a shave in progress (wet or dry) the post-shave step that follows should ALWAYS be [...]

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The POWER is in your aftershave balm!

The POWER is in your aftershave balm!

For what?…Because it’s an important step to keeping your face looking and feeling good.  It ranks just as high as shaving with shaving cream, and you already know how I feel about that… (see post – Put Something on… Sheesh!) After shaves can be lotions, balms or even a gel.  They are designed to calm, moisturize and [...]

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Make your aftershave balms work better!

Make your aftershave balms work better!

Through a series of emails from readers regarding razor burn and ingrown hair issues, I’ve quickly come to realize that many of us are relying too heavily on post shave products to prevent these problems… Of course I am a fan of razor burn and ingrown hair treatments; however, nothing beats first knowing how to properly shave [...]

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Here’s why you get ingrown hairs!

Here’s why you get ingrown hairs!

Ingrown hairs are the result of the hair growing back into the skin. Why do so many men (and women) suffer with this? Let me help shed some light on this.  But first, I need to establish that knowing the correct way to shave (See: Quick & Classic Shaving & Video: How to Shave)  is the #1 step to [...]

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The Double Edge (DE) Safety Razor

The Double Edge (DE) Safety Razor

Ever wondered how you could mirror the same kind of shave the barber gives you at the barbershop?  Well… maybe not the experience, but a similar shave… yes! You know, the benefit of getting a straight razor shave from a barber is that the shave is customized for your face. Simply put, the single blade gives the barber the capability of [...]

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Just ’cause the shave cream is there…

Just ’cause the shave cream is there…

You know, there has been more than a few times that I’ve had guys in my chair or at my events that have complained about shaving irritation in areas where they have no hair… upper cheeks, behind the earlobe, and sometimes two or maybe three inches below the Adam’s apple. With this interesting observation I have come to the realization that many [...]

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With the grain first. And here’s why!

With the grain first. And here’s why!

If you’ve read any of my shaving articles and tips, you will know that I am a strong proponent of wet-shaving with the grain first. So being that I feel so strongly about this, it is only right that I explain my reasoning. The benefits- A close shave  with a significantly lower chance of shaving irritation. Why? Because the [...]

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Don’t be afraid to over-prep your beard.

Don’t be afraid to over-prep your beard.

Question: I used to get tons of nicks and bumps from shaving, but ever since I started to apply twice the amount of shaving cream, it has helped drastically. Am I doing the right thing, or will this practice eventually create another problem? - David S. Answer: David, this is a great question! I think it’s great that you took your time to figure out [...]

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Whoa!… Take it easy!

Whoa!… Take it easy!

Whenever I’m in the gym locker-room, it never ceases to amaze me how aggressive many men are when shaving. Many times, I see guys attacking their faces with their razors as if their beards were fighting back! And if I hang out long enough, you know what I see next?  Red splotchy faces, with toilet paper “freckles” everywhere. [...]

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