General shaving chat

This gets discussed a lot in the traditional shaving community, mainly RAD (Razor Acquisition Disorder) and SBAD (Shaving Brush Acquisition Disorder), they are used self-deprecatingly to explain the growing piles […]

Your Milage May Vary YMMV

YMMV is not a very common acronym, yet it is widely used in the shaving community. The abbreviation stands for Your Mileage May Vary which means that you could have […]

Human facial hair

I thought it would be interesting to take a look at what it is that we spend so much time and trouble (and with traditional shaving, enjoyment) cutting. A hair […]

Exploring the science of shaving

Another old article, this time from Science and Mechanics in February 1957, but still interesting and relevant today. We still grow the same sort of stubble. You can read the […]