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  • WCS Classic Collection Razor 78S Review-West Coast Shaving
    September 19, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    WCS Classic Collection Razor 78S Review

    Looking for an extremely affordable, good quality razor that let’s you launch into the wet shaving world with minimal fuss? Then check out West Coast Shaving Classic Collection Razor 78S. This well-balanced, well-constructed razor is made with stainless steel and designed for a mild shave.
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  • Are Men’s Beards Dirtier Than Dog Fur?-West Coast Shaving
    September 1, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    Are Men’s Beards Dirtier Than Dog Fur?

    A new study conducted by Swiss researchers at the Hirslanden Clinic found that there was more harmful bacteria in men’s beards than in dog fur. This doesn’t mean you have to ditch the beard.  While your clean shaven brethren may actually be cleaner (ouch), it doesn’t have to be that way. We just need a change in our beard care habits to promote healthy growth and hygiene.
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  • Best Straight Razor Kit for Beginners (& Pros)-West Coast Shaving
    August 22, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    Best Straight Razor Kit for Beginners (& Pros)

    Getting started on the straight razor journey can be intimidating. Even more than double edge safety razor shaving, straight razor stakes are high. The tools are impressive, but expensive. The learning curve is steep, and SHARP! So, how do you even begin to dip your toe in this traditional shaving pool? Read on to find out more.
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  • Best Selling Straight Razors-West Coast Shaving
    August 8, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    Best Selling Straight Razors

    Finding and stocking great straight razors is not an easy gig. These tools of yesteryear are gaining traction today, but keeping up with the demand is. . .  well, demanding. They are handcrafted works of art that can be hard to keep in stock.
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  • Best Selling Razor Blades-West Coast Shaving
    July 25, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    Best Selling Razor Blades

    This small, simple, sharp piece of metal is such an essential part of a classic double edge safety razor shave. But how do you find the right blade when there seem to be so many to choose from? 
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  • How to Clean & Store a Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    July 18, 2022 Heidi Wicker

    How to Clean & Store a Shaving Brush

    If you’ve been at this wet shaving gig for a minute, then you know that investing in the right tools can go a long way to a great shave. You probably can also appreciate that the longevity of these tools means that you aren’t filling up landfills with disposable products - win! However, this reality means that you need to spend a bit of time and care in the maintenance of your shaving accoutrements - like your shaving brush.

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  • The Illusive History of the Shaving Brush-West Coast Shaving
    July 11, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    The Illusive History of the Shaving Brush

    The shaving brush is at the heart of a classic shaving. Along with the safety razor and a great shaving cream or soap, the shaving brush is an indispensable tool in wet shaving. It is used to whip and apply a lather, exfoliate the skin, and raise the hairs in preparation for a shave. But when did they first come on the scene? Read on to find out.

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