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Timothy’s: Smooth Skin Shave Gel

Timothy’s: Smooth Skin Shave Gel

For me, shave gels are generally “hit or miss”. They’re either have too much like “man fragrance” or they don’t offer enough moisture to protect the face. But, in the case of the Smooth Skin Shave Gel by Timothy’s Skincare, you get none of this. It coats and protects the skin well, while offering a [...]

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How Many Blades Do You Really Need?

How Many Blades Do You Really Need?

The short answer?… You only “need“ one! Yes, we live in a shaving environment that promotes faster, smoother shaves with more blades. But, the average man can get away with 1… maybe 2 blades. As long as effort is placed on how to properly prep and shave the beard  (See my: Quick & Classic Shaving [...]

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STARTING THE NEW YEAR OFF RIGHT!

STARTING THE NEW YEAR OFF RIGHT!

Now that all the New Year’s Resolutions ‘hoopla’ has passed, I now feel it’s safe to offer up a few suggestions that won’t get passed over as an assumed new diet or workout routine. So here’s a shortlist of what I think you all should try in 2016! 1. Get a barber shave– Hey, women pamper themselves ALL THE TIME. So what’s wrong [...]

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Should I Give Magic Shave a Try?

Should I Give Magic Shave a Try?

Is Magic Shave good for shaving? – Marcus in Indianapolis, IN Depilatories, including Magic Shave and a host of others, have been around for a long time.  I have consulted with men that have experienced success as well as nightmares with their use.  I myself have tried my share many years back with mixed results. The main concerns [...]

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The Final Word on Shave Creams vs. Shave Gels

The Final Word on Shave Creams vs. Shave Gels

As the men’s grooming industry continues to grow, so do our choices in products. And, in my opinion – while that is a good thing – sometimes it can also be overwhelming! Even beyond all the brands to choose between there are also different types of products that do the exact same thing. How is a [...]

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LEA: Classic Shaving Cream

LEA: Classic Shaving Cream

LEA’s Classic Shaving Cream is a shave cream that I thoroughly enjoyed using. It comes in an attractive soft tin jar that looks sharp on your bathroom counter. It’s lather is light, but thick enough to get the job done while keeping your skin moist throughout the shaving process. Mixed with menthol and sandalwood, its fragrance [...]

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Is There A Best Time To Shave To Maximize Results?

Is There A Best Time To Shave To Maximize Results?

    This is a question I hear all the time with good reason. A proper shave isn’t a quick process and if you can stretch out the time between them that is a big bonus. And You know, there really isn’t a definitive answer to this question.  But, I can definitely point out a few advantages [...]

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Shave Like A Barber With The Double Edge (DE) Safety Razor

Shave Like A Barber With The Double Edge (DE) Safety Razor

How many times have you left your barber and wondered how you could go home and duplicate the results you get from the barbershop?  Well… maybe not the overall experience itself, which is pretty fantastic if I do say so myself, but a similar shave to what you get from your barber? One of the key [...]

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The End Of “Toilet Paper Face!”

The End Of “Toilet Paper Face!”

Ok fellas, fess up. You know you’ve done it. Heck, I am a professional barber and even I’ve done it. I’m talking about cutting or nicking yourself while shaving… and using toilet paper to stop the bleeding. We all know how it happens, we’re in a rush for work, to hang out, or just not taking [...]

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Vie-Long: Cachurro Professional Horse Hair Shaving Brush

Vie-Long: Cachurro Professional Horse Hair Shaving Brush

I used to work with an older barber that swore horse hair shaving brushes were the best on the market. Of course me being biased to badger hair, I paid very little attention at the time. But over the years I secretly tried a few a that definitely made an impression both for their performance, and the [...]

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