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My "go to" shaving kit

One of the great joys of real, traditional shaving is the huge diversity of kit available. You could have many dozens of razors without having two the same, the same […]

The wonder of shaving soap sticks

Real shavers have the option of using either soaps or creams. But basically creams are just soaps with added water, they are far more expensive per shave and they go […]

The $10,000 razor

Just now there is a big popular movement towards traditional double edged wet shaving. Every vendor I speak to who serves this market is rushed off their feet. Items in […]

Real shaving whilst you travel

Real shaving, with a dual edged (DE) safety razor and lather generated with a brush, was the dominant way of shaving on planet earth for about 50 years, practised by […]

Some online resources

Real shaving, with a DE safety razor, is just like real ale in that big business tried to kill them both off so they could make more profit and both […]

Equipping yourself for real shaving

This is the question I get asked most. Someone wants to come over from the dark side and start real shaving. Suddenly they are confronted with infinite choice. This is […]

My shaving soaps and creams

As a demonstration of the luxury, the joy and the experimentation of Real Shaving I thought I would list my current shaving soaps and creams. This is not showing off, […]