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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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 Of course before that question there is general confusion as to why I am using these “outdated” tools, that for the most part require an online purchase because I can’t pick them up at the grocery store, to perform my morning ritual of shaving.

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How to Prevent Acne After Shaving

If you are experiencing acne after shaving there are some step you can take to minimize the acne and irritation. Acne from shaving differs in that while ‘traditional’ acne you would have experience as a teen in that you are dealing with blocked and irritated hair follicles. As with most things in shaving an enjoyable and effective experience starts with proper preparation and proper shaving technique. But there are some steps one can take to help

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