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Small Steps, Big Eco Impact: Celebrating 100,000 trees planted!

Small steps count! As part of our ‘Every Purchase Plants a Tree’ program, Pacific Shaving Company is celebrating the planting of its 100,000th tree across 15 countries -- from Brazil to Uganda. That's enough to cover New York’s Central Park four times.Just like turning off the faucet while shaving, shutting off the lights when leaving [...]

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“And the Best Groomed Oscar Goes to…”

You would think talking about shaving all the time can get difficult. Not on Oscar night! We present to you: The Top 8 Best-Groomed Faces of the 2012 Academy Awards #8: Tom Hanks Age appropriate. Not trying to hide any gray. Plus, it makes him look a little like Bruce Springsteen. #7: Tom Cruise He doesn’t seem to age and [...]

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Retailers that are doing it right - and thriving as a result.

I recently read this Natural Foods Merchandiser article on how four different retailers are managing to not only survive, but thrive, in a challenging economy. To me, it boiled down to three distinct strategies: •    Variety in price points •    Variety in selection •    Manage greed Tough economy aside, all of these business tactics bode well for consumers as well [...]

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Bruuuce.

Let’s take a break from shaving to talk about something way more important:Bruce Springsteen tickets went on sale today for San Jose, CA!For me, the moment I became a fan was when I was 13. (Long before I had shaving on my mind.) A counselor at a summer camp popped in a cassette of Greetings [...]

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Solar-powered shaving

Let’s face it.The shaving aisle in your typical drug or grocery store has grown tired.Close your eyes and picture it: 10 rows each of Barbasol, Gillette Foamy, ‘Store Brand’ on the bottom, then a couple full shelves all Edge and Fusion. It’s like all other sections of the store evolved over time, leaving shaving stuck [...]

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Save Money on Bullets

For most razor companies it's all about "giving away the gun to make money on the bullets."As anyone who has ever purchased shaving gear knows, blades are a pricey acquisition. Razor manufacturers are making big money on the bullets.At Pacific Shaving Company, we want you to shave smoothly, comfortably and whenever possible, frugally. That your [...]

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Shaving Tip #97: "Never in a moving car."

One of the most interesting parts of running a personal care products company is speaking with customers and learning about their standard primping routine, especially when it comes to shaving. The advice I receive often varies—and even contradicts at times. But one thing is clear: there is no shortage of it. It seems that when [...]

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Add the Perfect Shave to Your (ShopRite) Shopping List

There's nothing like streamlining your to-do list. Really, what's better than compressing your errands into one trip, ticking off your must-dos with one multi-tasking can-do?Need milk? Bread? Eggs? Shaving cream?That sweet spot where groceries meet the best in shaving products can now be found at ShopRite -- the grocery emporium that's been around since 1951.We [...]

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Ingredient Spotlight: Argan Oil

There are some botanicals that are just plain magical. Like argan oil. This stuff is where it's at. Born from the kernels of the argan tree -- native to Moroco -- argan oil is prized for its supreme moisturizing qualities. Packed with vitamin E and essential fatty acids, it breathes new life into dry skin and other [...]

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My shave with Gillette Guard – the 9-cent razor blade.

About a year ago, I read an Article by Ellen Byron in the Wall Street Journal about Gillette’s newest shaving system, just then being introduced into the Indian market. It wasn’t the multi-bladed tool (is that a razor or a lawnmower?) that we’ve come to expect with each new product launch from the big razor [...]

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