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The Bluebeards Revenge Scimitar Safety Razor

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The paradigm of British wetshaving was changed with the debut of The Bluebeards Revenge. This brand kicked Geo. F. Trumper in the arse and gave D. R. Harris and Co. a collective black eye. The modern and whimsical products from Bluebeards maintain the quality of these traditional British brands, but bring wit, sarcasm, and big stamped skull and crossbones to the market.  This article takes a look at the Scimitar, the premium double edge safety razor that bears the distinctive Bluebeards logo.


Floid After Shave

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Floïd aftershave is a brand that has been a favorite among master barbers and wetshaving enthusiasts for many years. The Floïd brand is produced in two different lines: Spanish and Italian. Both types have unique properties that actually allow the products to stand on their own.


Twinluxe Renewing Face Wash & Scrub

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In recent years, more and more men have come to realize the benefits of traditional wetshaving.  As men have abandoned their canned gels and plastic razors for more traditional products, many have also come to realize the benefits of a skin care regimen.  Twinluxe, a luxury skincare and shaving brand, offers a complete men’s solution that incorporates both proper skin care and shaving in their product portfolio.  I have been impressed with Twinluxe’s shaving products and was curious to see if its skincare system worked equally as well.  This review takes a look at the core component of the skin care line, the Renewing Face Wash & Scrub.


Cella Crema da Barba All'Olio Di Mandorla

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Traditional Italian soft soaps have been popular among wet shavers for many years.  They blur the line between shaving soaps and shaving creams because they contain soap ingredients, but most are soft and putty-like in texture similar to thick creams.  Recently I tried Cella Crema da Barba All’Olio Di Mandorla, which is another well-regarded example of these classic Italian products.  Having had good experiences with similar soaps, such as P.160 and Volobra, I was looking forward to seeing how Cella’s soap performed.


D.R. Harris Rose Shaving Cream

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The rose fragrance is one of the staples in traditional British wet shaving.  Well-known brands, such as the famous "3 Ts" (Trumper’s, Truefitt & Hill, and Taylor of Old Bond Street), have included rose in their lineup of soaps and creams for many years.  Interestingly rose was not part of the D.R. Harris & Co. catalog until only a year or so ago.  I was curious to see how the D.R. Harris Rose Shaving Cream stacked up to the competition.

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