Shavette: What It Is, How To Use It And Find The Best

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A shavette is the convenient cousin of the straight razor. While straight razor shaving requires lots of care and attention to maintain the blade, a shavette simply uses a double edge blade from a traditional safety razor. Shavette is actually a brand name from premium shaving manufacturer Dovo, who also own the renowned Merkur safety … Read more Shavette: What It Is, How To Use It And Find The Best

Beard Balm: What It Is And How To Use It

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You’ve heard of beard oil but now get ready for beard balm. This beard product is closer to a pomade or moisturizer which makes it more suited to more controlled styling. Top Picks: Honest Amish Leave-in Conditioner Wild Willie’s Smooth Viking Honest Amish Heavy Duty What Is Beard Balm? Imagine a spectrum of viscosity from … Read more Beard Balm: What It Is And How To Use It

The Best Shave Butter: What Is It And How To Use It

There was a time when all you had to shave with was shaving soap. Today we have a huge range of shaving creams, shaving oils and – now – shave butter. What is Shave Butter? Shaving butter feels more like moisturizer. It’s non-greasy and also transparent so you can actually see what you are doing. … Read more The Best Shave Butter: What Is It And How To Use It

Alum Block: Prevent Shaving Rash And Cure Cuts Fast

An alum block is a magical tool. Alum is crystallised aluminium potassium sulphate which acts as a natural astringent that reduces inflammation by causing skin to contract. This means it is great for stopping shaving cuts bleeding and cures shaving rash before it even starts. Alum can also be powdered and bonded with wax is … Read more Alum Block: Prevent Shaving Rash And Cure Cuts Fast

How to Buy Double Edge Safety Razor Blades

The joy of using a safety razor is that double edge razor blades are cheaper and more environmentally-friendly than plastic cartridge razors. Our favourite DE razor blades: Merkur – Premium German blades Derby – cheap and reliable Feather – premium Japanese blades Astra They are the very essence of sustainability – made minimally but to … Read more How to Buy Double Edge Safety Razor Blades