Mantic59 and Sharpologist.com – The Holy Grail Of Wet Shaving Etiquette 17/05/2017 Wet Shaving 60 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 razors being the method of choice. Most modern fathers have viewed this type of shaving as so simple as to need no real instruction. 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Engineered for the Best Shave of Your Life.For all... 2105 Reviews $19.95 $15.95 Buy on Amazon The baby seems to have been thrown out with the proverbial bathwater here. Instead of a pared down shaving education, we got our first razor, some canned goop, and well-wishes. So where can we go to fill the holes in our education and improve our shave? One can peruse the shaving forums out there and find plenty of information, tips, and tricks. This piecemeal approach can yield you rich rewards and help you improve your shave. There is a better, faster way, though. A gentleman named Mark, known widely as Mantic59, or the Sharpologist, has compiled some useful resources to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to get the perfect shave. Mantic59 has been around for a while and his youtube channel<https://www.youtube.com/user/mantic59> is a goldmine of educational videos. 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Upon arriving you can (and should) click the ebook link and get your own copy of this handy manual. This book compliments and augments the video series mentioned above very well. Combined these are equivalent to a professional training course. The blog itself is full of product reviews and other shaving related topics. For the beginner considering purchasing a kit of good quality, well-respected products I recommend the articles What Is the Best DE Razor What Is the Best Shaving Soap? , What Is the Best Shaving Cream For You?, and What Is the Best Shaving Brush? 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I was not fortunate enough to have found Mantic59 when I began wet shaving, but I sure learned a lot quickly once I did. Sharpologist, more than any other source, has contributed to my shaving enjoyment and technique improvement. Anyone interested to elevating their shave should spend some time learning the art from my man, Mark. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Last update on 2017-12-12 at 06:09 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising APIThis product was presentation was made with AAWP plugin. 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