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12 September 2023

Other things you will need

When we described the shaving process we mentioned two essential items – the shaving brush and shaving soap or cream. A brush…

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Shaving using a Shavette

Using a shavette is an alternative to a DE razor but is not for the faint hearted. As the blades are thin…

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Preparing your face and beard

With traditional wet shaving preparation is everything. Taking time to prepare your beard means the razor has the optimum surface to cut…

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Post Shave Treatment

After you have finished your shave, rinse your razor in hot water and leave it out to dry. You do not need…

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What are Shavettes?

Shavettes are more like straight (cut-throat) razors than safety razors as they employ an open blade. Shavettes can provide an excellent shave…

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Why Wet Shave?

If you want a close, smooth shave then you really need to look at a traditional wet shave using a safety razor…

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Honing or using whetstones to sharpen straight razors

Let’s make one thing clear. Honing a straight razor is not like sharpening a knife. The stones used for razors are much,…

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The History of Straight Razors

Straight razors, which reached their design zenith in the early 1900’s, have changed (to the untutored eye) very little since the late…

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Caring for Your Straight Razor

Caring for a straight razor involves a bit more attention than holding it under a running tap then chucking it in the…

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Stropping & Pastes

A straight razor should be stropped before each use, and some people advocate stropping again half-way through a shave. Strops come in…

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