Edwin Jagger

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 […]

How many Mohs does your razor have?

Friedrich Mohs, a German mineralogist, invented his eponymous scale of hardness in 1812. It compares substances by their ability to scratch each other, with diamond at the top with a […]

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 […]

Some interesting razors

Real, traditional, double edged shaving is brilliant for geekiness. The four elements of razor, blade, brush and soap/cream. All available in myriad forms and with the infinite capacity to mix […]