Best Safety Razors – 2017

It is time for an updated list of best safety razors for 2017. Like most of the best of lists here at TheCloseShave (you can check out our most recent – best shaving soap list) the best doesn’t necessarily mean the most expensive. In fact if while I’m shaving I am thinking about how much the tool cost me rather than experiencing the shave I’m not sure what that is worth.

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How to Hold a Safety Razor

The answer to how to hold a safety razor really is as simple however you feel comfortable while at the same time limiting any nicks or cuts. But since you find yourself here you are probably really new to traditional wet shaving or are contemplating your first razor. So here are some pointers for when you pick up that razor (for the first time or otherwise).

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Best Shaving Soaps for 2017

One of the best things about a new year is the chance to improve on the previous year and make the decision to make the new year better than the year before. One great way to improve your year is to start every day with a great shave, and one way to have a great shave is with great soap. The perfect shave in the morning can really get you going both with how you look and how it makes you feel. So here you go, we compiled our best five shaving soap list for 2017.

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Shaving Cream vs Shaving Soap

One question I often get asked when people find out that I am a classic wet shaving enthusiast is what is the difference between shaving cream and shaving soap? Of course before that question there is general confusion as to why I am using these “outdated” tools, that for the most part require an online purchase because I can’t pick them up at the grocery store, to perform my morning ritual of shaving.

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Shaving Brush Guide

What is the best shaving brush? There is no single right answer to this question because there are many things to take into consideration when determining what the best shaving brush would be. Are you using soap or cream? How much you are looking to spend?

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PURE FIX FIXED GEAR BIKE – COMMUTER BIKE

I have playing with the idea of bike riding to work for over a year now. I kept finding more than enough reasons why it just didn’t make sense; having to wake up a bit earlier, being sweaty for most of the day, how would I transport my clothes. You get the idea.

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A WARDROBE RETHINK. CAN LESS BE MORE?

A few months ago I made the decision to eliminate the majority of my wardrobe. Any shirts or pants that were rarely or ever used were donated or put into the rag box. I then took things further and continued to remove items until I was left with the bare minimum needed to function comfortably. All of this in an effort to simplify a part of my life.

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