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Shaving Cream Pies Land Kids in Hospital

What has the world become when a simple shaving cream pie to the face results in a trip to the hospital? Where has all the good, clean pie-in-the-face fun gone to? These are some of the questions I asked myself as I read this small, but telling news blurb. My jaw agape with shock and horror (agape [...]

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Scuttle on the Brain

I've got a scuttle on the brain. Last week I knew nothing of this contraption. This week I'm all the wiser. My shaving buddy, KiltedShaver (check out his super cool collection of vintage shaving goods) shared his experiences using a hand-crafted scuttle and now I'm obsessing about the humble scuttle -- admiring it's anachronistic qualities and putting it [...]

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The Regular Shaver: A Three Minute Interview

Today, we're kicking off a new Q & A series where we ask regular, everyday shavers why they do what they do. Shaving is different for everybody and we want to know what works for you. And for you. We're keeping it quick and easy -- three minutes is all it takes.   Name: Eric Hilcoff What’s your occupation? PGA [...]

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Shave Right. Shave Smart.

Think you know how to shave? Think again. The man behind Pacific Shaving Company (Mr. Stan Ades) shares his tips on mastering the perfect shave. No more irritation. No more ingrown hairs. Read and learn. - Marisa For most men and women, shaving is not the enjoyable ritual that many marketers would lead you to believe. In reality, it is [...]

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The Year in Shaving

From the excessively bearded to the smooth and clean-shaven, what a year it's been! Here are my 2010 highlights from the worlds of shaving, razors and facial hair: 1. lumberjack beards -- scruffy and hip -- the saturation of which most likely brought on . . . 2. a national infatuation with Mad Men and its smooth-faced ad [...]

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Last Minute Gifts for the Shaver Who Has Everything

Here's my holiday thinking: why just give a gift when you can alter the way somebody shaves . . . forever?This is why I'm all about our shaving oil. Yes, it's a great product. Yes, it's a killer stocking stuffer. Yes, I work for the company (if I'm disclosing all the way, my love of [...]

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Last Minute Gifts for the Shaver Who Has Everything

Is there a particularly distinguished gentleman in your life? Do you dread the thought of presenting said gentleman with a holiday gift? Really. Ask yourself: What do you get the man who's always spiffily dressed? Whose shoes are always shined? Whose chin is always buffed and clean-shaven? I know! I know, I know, I know! You get him a [...]

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Last Minute Gifts for the Shaver Who Has Everything

Want to shave your head, but not sure what your shorn scalp will do to your face (will your nose look bigger? will your chin look longer?).Why take the risk?Check out your hair-free head before shaving it off, with Head Blade's awesome iPhone app. Using a picture of you, the easy app lets you play [...]

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Deep thoughts.

  I met with husband/wife design team Heejung Yoon and Ryan Carnrick this afternoon at the recommendation of my good friend Bibby Gignilliat. They were kind enough to bring a small gift which has got me thinking. Which I believe was the whole point.  It’s a journal that begins on January 1, 2011 and counts down [...]

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Behold the Barbershop Renaissance

Grandpa knew best. Didn't he? NYC's "barbershop renaissance" is bringing back the art of the no-frills cut and shave -- served up with just enough hipster cred to pull the young and tattooed from the overpriced salon to the barber's chair. But is this new take on a classic legitimately delivering the goods? "As cute or contrived as these [...]

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