Bruce

Is the Iridium really dead?

In October last year the supply of Iridium razor blades, made by Petersburg Products International (PPI), suddenly dried up, retailers world wide could not get any more from anywhere. Once […]

Preservatives in shaving products

Today we have another guest writer, it is Krissy Yoder of the artisan soap maker Prairie Creations, who has written this fantastic article about some of the chemicals that go […]

Simpson's Beaufort shaving brush

I just bought a Simpson’s Beaufort B1 pure badger shaving brush and thought that I would justify my actions here. For a hand made Simpson’s brush the Beaufort B1 is […]

Some thoughts on razor blades

I am going to try something a little different here. Firstly I will introduce some concepts, then I will write a little story to tie them together. The Iridium blade. […]

Gary Young and Simpson's Brushes

Gary Young’s great uncle was Alexander Simpson, the founder of the Simpson’s shaving brush company, his father and grandfather were both managing directors of the company and now he is […]

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 […]

Bruce on Shaving statistics update

Greetings everyone, this is the last post I am going to make here in 2010, with the festive season rapidly approaching there are more important demands on my time. Service […]