Razors, blades, brushes

Hairy Apes Rejoyce

Full Disclosure To be 100% clear before presenting anything to you, the reader. NOPE I am NOT a shill I am NOT paid by any of the companies named here I was NOT given any products for testing or review purposes YEP I DID seek this out on my own I DID reach out to some of these companies via STANDARD means These are my OPINIONS Length As you might be able to tell by the scrollbar in your browser. [Read More]

Soap "Dishes"

Maximizing Longevity

Just a quick post today. Soap sitting in water is a fast way to have it dissolve. I’ve come to find regular soap ‘dishes’ have shallow ridges and closed edges which allows a lot of water to marinade a bar of soap. When this happens, the soap dissolves / erodes quickly unless you’re vigilant about draining your dish. If you’re going to switch to bars of soap, I highly recommend you consider this when selecting a soap dish. [Read More]

Razors Blade Disposal


Razor PSA Lately I’ve posted a bit about razors. As I was working on a larger blog post about my findings, I realized I need to break out the section on blade disposal. If you’re looking at razors, you NEED to read the below. Blade Disposal There is something VERY important I’d like to point out regarding blade disposal. The blades used in Safety Razors are razor blades and are very sharp. [Read More]

Scary Shaves

Trepidation awaits

Full Disclosure A disclosure. Why? Because I want to be 100% clear. I am NOT a paid shill I was NOT given products for review I sought the products listed here on my own A Detour While digging through the world of Safety Razors I noticed that there were a few Single Edge offerings available. Per usual, I couldn’t resist and detoured in my research a little to find out more about Single Edge Safety Razors and the blades they use. [Read More]

Personal Grooming

Shaving - From primate to hairless human

Merkur Before I get into the post, I need to call attention to Merkur. I discovered an interesting piece of advertising as I was doing research for this blog post. It was too late for my razor purchase but what I found may affect your purchasing decisions. They have a promotional image with the text: “Sorry Ladies, Men Only” present. I know my audience and I cannot leave this piece of advertising alone. [Read More]