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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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How Many Blades Do You Really Need?

How Many Blades Do You Really Need?

The short answer?… You only “need“ one! Yes, we live in a shaving environment that promotes faster, smoother shaves with more blades. But, the average man can get away with 1… maybe 2 blades. As long as effort is placed on how to properly prep and shave the beard  (See my: Quick & Classic Shaving [...]

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STARTING THE NEW YEAR OFF RIGHT!

STARTING THE NEW YEAR OFF RIGHT!

Now that all the New Year’s Resolutions ‘hoopla’ has passed, I now feel it’s safe to offer up a few suggestions that won’t get passed over as an assumed new diet or workout routine. So here’s a shortlist of what I think you all should try in 2016! 1. Get a barber shave– Hey, women pamper themselves ALL THE TIME. So what’s wrong [...]

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The Final Word on Shave Creams vs. Shave Gels

The Final Word on Shave Creams vs. Shave Gels

As the men’s grooming industry continues to grow, so do our choices in products. And, in my opinion – while that is a good thing – sometimes it can also be overwhelming! Even beyond all the brands to choose between there are also different types of products that do the exact same thing. How is a [...]

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How To Shave Acne-Prone Skin

How To Shave Acne-Prone Skin

Let’s face it (no pun intended!)… acne adds a problematic layer on top of many of life’s activities: family holiday photos, first dates, even shaving. While scientists are still busy working on a complete cure there are several ways to help prevent future breakouts and navigate your shave through current ones. Trust me, even I have [...]

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Help! The Skin On My Face Is Darkening… Is this From SHAVING?

Help! The Skin On My Face Is Darkening… Is this From SHAVING?

A good shave can reveal a lot. A clean face, the shape of your jaw… and darkened skin? If you have noticed darker skin on your face from shaving it isn’t just the lighting… it is indeed a “real thing” that may actually be happening to you! First of all, don’t be alarmed. You aren’t alone and [...]

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LEA: Classic Shaving Cream

LEA: Classic Shaving Cream

LEA’s Classic Shaving Cream is a shave cream that I thoroughly enjoyed using. It comes in an attractive soft tin jar that looks sharp on your bathroom counter. It’s lather is light, but thick enough to get the job done while keeping your skin moist throughout the shaving process. Mixed with menthol and sandalwood, its fragrance [...]

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Shave Like A Barber With The Double Edge (DE) Safety Razor

Shave Like A Barber With The Double Edge (DE) Safety Razor

How many times have you left your barber and wondered how you could go home and duplicate the results you get from the barbershop?  Well… maybe not the overall experience itself, which is pretty fantastic if I do say so myself, but a similar shave to what you get from your barber? One of the key [...]

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Vie-Long: Cachurro Professional Horse Hair Shaving Brush

Vie-Long: Cachurro Professional Horse Hair Shaving Brush

I used to work with an older barber that swore horse hair shaving brushes were the best on the market. Of course me being biased to badger hair, I paid very little attention at the time. But over the years I secretly tried a few a that definitely made an impression both for their performance, and the [...]

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