How can one blade be better than five?

This is the question I get asked most by friends and colleges when they find out about TheCloseShave.com. My first response is always the cost difference between the two, which seems to peek their interest. Plain and simple. A box of 100 Astra blades that could potentially last you a couple of years is roughly equivalent to four Gillette Fusion Blades.

The follow up question is almost always -“Well the

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Barrister and Mann Leviathan Tallow Shaving Soap

It has been a while since I have posted here. Much longer since I posted a review of one of Barrister and Mann’s products. Happily my first review since early September is a positive one. Not that I had much doubt, if you are unaware Barrister and Mann has made quite a name for themselves in the wet shaving universe. Along with a few other items that I will touch on in the coming weeks I ordered a tub of their Barrister and Mann Leviathan Tallow Shaving Soap, which has a limited run which is set to end production on December 21st. Read more…

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