Fine Accoutrements Snake Bite Aftershave Review

The number of complements I received after using Fine’s Orange is one of the reasons I decided to pick up Fine’s Snake Bite aftershave. People seemed to really enjoy the scent (which lasted quite long for an aftershave), and I really enjoyed using it. Another reason for picking this up was the marketing.

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How Should I Store my Double Edge Razor?

The simple answer to how should I store my double edge razor is any way you want. As long as you rinse any residue off the razor after shaving and dry the off sufficiently you can store it anywhere or anyway you want. Most decent razors have a plated finish that makes it resistant to corrosion or rust. Read more…

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Marvis Cinnamon Mint Toothpaste

About a month back I picked up a small tube of Italian made Marvis Cinnamon Mint toothpaste. I was a few dollars short of free shipping so I tossed it in the cart, curious as to what a ‘premium’ toothpaste would do for me.

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What Razor is Best for Sensitive Skin?

When I get asked what double edge razor is best for sensitive skin, my first response is always to question their preparation routine. Are they producing quality lather? Ensuring their face is adequately hydrated? Read More…

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What Safety Razor Should I Buy?

Cost aside there are a couple of things to consider when choosing a safety razor. The first being the handle of the razor. You want a a razor that isn’t heavier on one end rather a well balanced tool. It should be comfortable and allow you to maneuver the razor across your face with ease. Read more…

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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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