Books, videos and websites

Absolutely fascinating stuff and interesting to compare with the Edwin Jagger brush making video I posted earlier. This one is in Portuguese, but you can still see what is going […]

Peanut butter as shaving cream: The banned gay cat advertisement: W. C. Fields Shaving Scene from “It´s A Gift” (1934) Kids do dad shaving impression The Big Shave 1967 Martin […]

Sometimes it looks like the big shaving companies have an excellent sense of humour and that their marketing departments are just stringing the world’s males along for their own amusement. […]

This is actually pretty interesting. Obsidian is a form of volcanic glass that has no crystalline structure and as a result can easily form edges that are of molecular levels […]

In this blog I have pushed the excellent Mantic59 videos. These really set a very high standard for informing about traditional, real, shaving and it is well worth spending some […]

Today I thought you would enjoy these videos of masters of the shaving craft at work. You don’t have to visit Turkey to enjoy this treatment, there are plenty of […]

If you are into real, traditional shaving and hang around the interweb you are eventually going to come upon this. I have no need to explain it myself as Mantic59 […]

Beware, this contains excessive and unnecessary profanity. But the message he gets over is right. Many millions of men are victims of some very clever marketing.

Some online resources

Real shaving, with a DE safety razor, is just like real ale in that big business tried to kill them both off so they could make more profit and both […]