Modern Williams Mug Shaving Soap Review – Amazing Bargain or Cheap Garbage?

Williams Mug has a checkered reputation; many wet shavers absolutely love this soap while others hate it. Why so controversial? There are a few common complaints by detractors out there. Let’s evaluate those complaints and see if there’s any merit to them. “It Smells Like a Urinal Cake.” Those who like it describe it as …

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Razorock The Stallion Italian Shaving Soap Review

Previously, we have discussed the XXX soap from Razorock. Italian Barber sells many artisan soaps which means that there are greater variety in formulation than, say, D.R. Harris. That being the case, it is worth trying each of its unique soaps. Today we’ll take a look at The Stallion. Scent The most distinctive quality of …

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Proraso Aftershave Toning Lotion Review

Remember that movie where the adorable little scamp, left home alone on the holidays, uses his father’s razor, then his aftershave? His reaction is hilarious – and close to home for many. Unsurprisingly scraping razor-sharp steel across your face daily causes some skin damage. To soothe and disinfect our ravaged epidermis we apply aftershave. Most …

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Pacific Shaving Company Caffeinated Aftershave

Most wet shavers are always on the lookout for quality products we can buy at our local brick-and-mortar. Pacific Shaving’s Caffeinated Aftershave fits the bill nicely. Many stores carry Pacific Shaving Company products, including Target. An aftershave has a few important jobs it must do, and do well: 1) Soothe Irritation, 2) form a protective …

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Mantic59 and Sharpologist.com Review

Long ago, fathers would instruct their young male progeny in the art of shaving. This education included one-on-one lessons on everything from preparing the beard, lathering, shaving, and post-shave. Most of us have never experienced anything like this. Is it really any wonder? Most of us were raised in households with either cartridge or electric …

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Fine Accoutrements Lather Bowl Review

Bowl lathering is a fairly recent addition to wet shaving but is growing in popularity. Many shavers are coming to appreciate the benefits of the purpose-built lather bowl. The Fine Accoutrements lather bowl is a popular choice. Today we will talk about its merits and weaknesses. A good lather bowl should: 1) retain heat, 2) …

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