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Photo Essay: The Straight Razor Shave

Photo Essay: The Straight Razor Shave | Shaving Through the Ages | Scoop.it
Here on AoM we've talked a lot about the glory of getting a straight razor shave at a barber shop. It's the man equivalent of getting a facial at a spa. It'
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Understanding a topic is helped by viewing the process, so here is a photojournal explaining the process of a traditional shave.

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The Benefits of Traditional Wet Shaving

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This article picks up where Money Magazine stopped, and explores mass-market shaving vs. traditional shaving from a financial and personal perspective.
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Shaving is constantly evolving, but there has been a recent interest in traditional shaving, and this site seeks to quantify all of the benefits of doing it the old way.

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Wet Shaving Making A Comeback

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Wet Shaving Making A Comeback
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History is all about cycles

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Infographics are always useful

 

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Facts and History of Shaving

The History of Shaving The evolution of shaving began during prehistoric times and continues to develop to this day. From plucking hairs out with shel
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Shaveology

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Traditional Wet Shaving & More!
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Lately, i've decided to aim away from the history of shaving to focus a little on all of the different aspects of how it is done.

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How to Buy and Restore Vintage Shaving Gear

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Editor's note: Here at AoM, we're big proponents of bringing back the traditional wet shave by learning how to shave like your grandpa (with a safety razor)
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Shave Like Your Great Grandpa: The Ultimate Straight Razor Shaving Guide

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Share Our very first post on the Art of Manliness was a introductory guide to shaving like your grandpa with a double edged safety razor. Since then, we've
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Not everyone has their great grandpa to learn from, so this guide can explain the process for those who don't want to figure it out for themselves, like i did.

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Gillette India :: MediaCom Canada

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There is an interesting paradigm shift in the disposable razor industry. Even though Gillette puts out newer and more elaborate (see 6 blades) razors, many cultures still rely on decades-old technology. In order to remain relevant, Gillette has had to re think their business strategy in developing nations like India, who see no reason to upgrade their shave tech.

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Unique Shaving & Grooming Rituals from History and Around the World

Unique Shaving & Grooming Rituals from History and Around the World | Shaving Through the Ages | Scoop.it
This post is brought to you by Phillips Norelco What’s this? You think today's man goes overboard with his grooming habits? Wait 'till you get a load of our manly ancestors.
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