May 19, 2020
Beard Maintenance Basics Part 2: Tools of the Trade

This is a guest post from David Ford of Mad Man Essentials.  You can find Part 1 here. In the last article about beard maintenance we talked about the proper products…

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September 1, 2018
Understanding the Razor Debates

Some time ago we discussed the value of shaving subscription services, which reminded some of our readers of an article we had written on safety razors.  We also offer old fashioned…

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August 28, 2018
The Right to Beard

We encourage our stylists and barbers to share what our members are talking about and recently Frisco-based Linnie Watts shared a challenge that some men face in the workplace: an…

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July 17, 2018
Are Shaving Subscription Services Worthwhile?

In previous articles we’ve spoken about the old-timey safety razor our grandfathers used (and is making a comeback).  We’ve also highlighted things like pre-shave oil that can make the shaving…

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October 12, 2016
Shave like a Gent: the safety razor

Over the last two decades, men have been subjected to a series of (often unnecessary) “upgrades” in cartridge shaving.  Two blades became three, three became five, and so on.  Despite…

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April 27, 2014
Pre-Shave Oil: Shaving’s Best Kept Secret

Picture your favorite shaving cream. Now picture your least favorite squeaking door hinge. Finally, picture what would happen if you tried to lubricate the latter using the former. It shouldn’t…

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July 23, 2013
Introducing Dreadnought – The Ultimate Shaving Experience For Real Men!

So, here’s the deal.  You are not the newest British royal, who will no doubt be subject to a life of pampering and having your beautiful alabaster skin shaved for…

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January 17, 2013
The Disappearing Act

Hey Gents, does it seem like your products aren’t lasting as long these days? Well, if you are users of these five men’s grooming products, we may know why. It…

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