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  • How to Get the Smoothest Shave-West Coast Shaving
    June 13, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    How to Get the Smoothest Shave

    There is nothing worse than stepping out of the bathroom and feeling like you didn’t shave at all. Well, there are probably lots of things worse than that. . . but still, we want to prevent it. So what can we do to get the smoothest shave possible? Read on for some tips and tricks.
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  • Do Women Shave Their Face?-West Coast Shaving
    June 6, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    Do Women Shave Their Face?

    Ever heard of kao sori? It is a popular Japanese skincare custom of face shaving that is taking the internet by storm. The explosion of social media influencers and tik tok tutorials touting the benefits of facial shaving for women...

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  • History of Wet Shaving-West Coast Shaving
    May 23, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    History of Wet Shaving

    It seems like as long as humans have been growing hair, they have also entertained ways to remove it. Even cave paintings show evidence of ancient man getting rid of hair. While motives, technique, and popularity have varied across the millennia, there is a storied history to the practice of wet shaving.

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  • How Often Should Men Shave?-West Coast Shaving
    May 9, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    How Often Should Men Shave?

    Finding your shaving routine is definitely a matter of personal preference. Do you like a clean-shaven mug? Are you happy to rock the stubble? Do you just need an occasional trim for your face forest? Whatever your fashion, most men...

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  • How Long Will My Safety Razor Blade Last?-West Coast Shaving
    March 20, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    How Long Will My Safety Razor Blade Last?

    We all love the cost savings attached to this classic wet shaving gig, but how long can you expect your blade to keep its cutting edge? Read on to learn about some factors that impact safety razor blade longevity.
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  • Best Selling Shaving Soaps-West Coast Shaving
    March 14, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    Best Selling Shaving Soaps

    One of the greatest joys of the classic wet shaving gig is finding your favorite shaving soap (or soaps). Once you’ve learned to lather, you have so many options from stupendous scents to skin-sensitive suds. We’ve compiled a list of perennial favorites as well as some noteworthy up-and-comers. Check out these shaving soaps that will have you coming back for more.
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  • Guide to Using Shaving Soap-West Coast Shaving
    March 7, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    Guide to Using Shaving Soap

    When you shave, it is necessary to scrape a sharpened piece of steel across your sensitive skin. This idea just screams tortured skin. . .  unless you create a lubricating, protective, moisturizing layer that can rest between your skin and the blade. A great lather does just that. But don’t be fooled by the canned foams and “creams” that masquerade as a shaving aid. They are mostly air. Instead, you want to create a nourishing, defensive barrier with a quality shaving soap.
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  • 10 Best Shaving Brushes-West Coast Shaving
    February 21, 2022 West Coast Shaving

    10 Best Shaving Brushes

    A good shaving brush is the backbone of a classic wet shave. You might have the right blade and right razor. You might even have zeroed in on your favorite soap and scent; however, without a shaving brush to lather that soap and a frothy lather to protect your face, you won’t get the benefits you desire from a wet shaving experience. That is where shaving brushes comes in.
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