General shaving chat

Some traditional shaving bargains

Several times on this blog I have commented on the tenuous relationship between quality and price in traditional shaving. There are shaving soaps and creams with fancy names on them […]

Shaving in Egypt

Since last writing here I have been lucky enough to spend a little time in Egypt, a country that is both in Africa and Asia. With a population of around […]

Evaluating shaving kit

Regular readers will know that there are two strong recurring themes in the articles here. The first is the near infinite choice that is to be enjoyed in traditional shaving. […]

On some traditional shaving forums you are not allowed to mention one of the most important double edged razors in production today, the iKon. This is truly amazing and totally […]

Moustache by Rochas, a tragedy

When I was young you could buy an aftershave called Moustache made by Rochas and it was unique, unlike any other aftershave, it was completely distinctive whilst remaining remarkable pleasant. […]

Wander round the online shaving forums and you come across lots of beginners asking the same questions again and again. Whilst some may find this a tedious misuse of bandwidth […]