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Two Shaving Tools. One Face!

Two Shaving Tools. One Face!

An irritation free shave in every area of your face is nothing more than a fantasy for most guys. Why? Because not everyone has an “easy beard”. For most of us, shaving the face is pretty easy to master. But the neck can be a real nuisance! I get an overwhelming number of emails from [...]

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Tips From A Barber: What To Look For In Your Razor

Tips From A Barber: What To Look For In Your Razor

One thing (of many) that I love about my job is that I get to talk to and share advice with so many of you. A common question I am always asked is, “How can I get a better shave?” For many of us, our beards cover over 50% of our faces, so it’s an [...]

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If Hair Ain’t There, Why Shave It?

If Hair Ain’t There, Why Shave It?

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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Can My Face Truly Handle A Razor??

Can My Face Truly Handle A Razor??

I get asked a lot of questions about grooming. So much so that a lot of what you read on this site is inspired by those very questions. One that I am asked more often than any other is… “Can my face handle a razor?”. Now, most of the time this question is coming from men that [...]

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Is There A Best Time To Shave To Maximize Results?

Is There A Best Time To Shave To Maximize Results?

    This is a question I hear all the time with good reason. A proper shave isn’t a quick process and if you can stretch out the time between them that is a big bonus. And You know, there really isn’t a definitive answer to this question.  But, I can definitely point out a few advantages [...]

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My New Tips Store

My New Tips Store

There isn’t a day that goes by that I not offering a tip via email that aids in making your grooming regimen better. However, more often than not my explanations can be tough to grasp through email. So I decided to make my 1st illustration for ingrown hair sufferers. Aptly titled, Quick & Easy Steps [...]

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3 items for… 3 steps in shaving!

3 items for… 3 steps in shaving!

Shaving can be tough, and I know this because you tell me! So along with my Quick & Classic Shaving tips, let me explain the benefits of three “key” items that, along with my tips, will always make shaving better! Here you go… 1. The Badger Brush – it’s great for shaving preparation: exfoliates the skin, creates [...]

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Is your skin really sensitive?

Is your skin really sensitive?

Many of my clients tell me (before I shave them) that they have sensitive skin. The first thing I ask is if their skin reacts to certain products that are applied to their skin. If their answer is yes, then I keep this in mind with the products I use during the shave. But, 9 times [...]

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How To: Stop a Nick from Bleeding in Under a Minute!

How To: Stop a Nick from Bleeding in Under a Minute!

Guys let’s face it (no pun), nicks are the worst. No one likes them and they take away tons of time when you’re trying to head out the door, So here’s a trick I use whenever i’m in this very bad situation. Items needed: Cube of ice (1); alum block / or stick; styptic powder [...]

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How To: Shop the Shaving & Grooming Aisle

How To: Shop the Shaving & Grooming Aisle

Am I the only one who feels REALLY overwhelmed when I walk into the shaving & grooming aisle of the local drug or grocery store? The colors, the cans , the tubes… It”s enough for me to just skip it and try again another day!  But you know? Once you know what to look for it gets [...]

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