Razor blade

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Yet more on the three razor method

Firstly a quick recap. Like many I shave with three passes, with the three razor method I select a razor for each pass that is optimised for the job. This, […]