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  • Lowdown on Men's Hair Styling Products
    August 2, 2021 West Coast Shaving

    The Lowdown on Men's Hair Styling Products

    Whether you're looking to create a perfect rockabilly pompadour, a spiky faux hawk, or the perfect surfer shag, West Coast Shaving carries the right product for you. Let us help you figure out the ins and outs of men's hair styling products, from pomades to gels to lotions to waxes.
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  • Badger Hair Shaving Brushes: A Cut Above
    July 26, 2021 West Coast Shaving

    Badger Hair Shaving Brushes: A Cut Above

    Let's talk brushes! And specifically, let's talk BADGER hair shaving brushes. Badger brushes are the most widely agreed upon tool for producing the best results in creating a good lather and causing less irritation when applying that lather to your face. They also do a stand up job with exfoliating your skin and lifting your beard to get a close shave. What else could you ask for? Read on for even more helpful info.
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  • Safety Razor Startup Guide
    July 11, 2021 West Coast Shaving

    Safety Razor Startup Guide

    If all the razors in your life have been plastic and multiple bladed, then read on to get a glimpse into the history of a better way to shave with a safety razor. And if you are already a fan of classic shaving, you can read on to learn more about the in-and--outs of this wet shaving biz.
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  • Steps to Growing an Epic Beard
    July 5, 2021 West Coast Shaving

    Steps to Growing an Epic Beard

    Looking to start “No Shave November” a little bit early? Ready to bury your fear of the beard? Or maybe you’ve just started a new job as a lumberjack. Whatever the reason, if you’re looking to sport a civilized (or uncivilized) epic growth of facial hair, then we’ve compiled a few beard care tips to get you started.
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  • Love Your Shave: Naturally & Organically
    June 28, 2021 West Coast Shaving

    Love Your Shave: Naturally & Organically

    If your skin has the razor burn blues, check out the sensitive-skin-loving organic and natural shaving products we carry at West Coast Shaving. Read on to find out the benefits of going natural, and discover the many brands we carry that offer nature's goodness for your skin, many of which are handmade with care.
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  • essential oils vs fragrance oils
    June 14, 2021 Valerie DiCarlo

    Essential Oils Vs. Fragrance Oils

    Part of the fun of wet shaving is escaping the world of generic foams with little to no scent and delving into a world filled with a complex arrays of fragrant components. All these options in shaving creams/soaps can transform the dread of shaving into an enjoyable experience. Though exploring scents is a pretty exciting adventure, many will likely fall into one major trap: an allergic reaction. The skin is quite a vital defensive organ, so it will throw an immune response to anything which poses an allergic threat, including a fragrance component. The problem lies in the individual, as there are no general trends in who reacts or how, so scent searching is a game of “trial by error”.
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  • Did the Razor Wars Spark the Classic Wet Shaving Revolution?
    June 7, 2021 West Coast Shaving

    Did the Razor Wars Spark the Classic Wet Shaving Revolution?

    The popularity of classic wet shaving is on the rise, partially due to the “Razor Wars” of the early 2000s. There is no need for you to become collateral damage in this battle of the blade. More blades don't necessarily equal a better shave, just a lighter wallet. Explore the history of the disposable razor's ever-growing "shavetech" and the correlating growth of the classic wet shaving camp.
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  • Wet Shaving...Truly Better For Your Skin!
    May 24, 2021 West Coast Shaving

    Wet Shaving...Truly Better For Your Skin!

    Many men who shave with cartridge razor blades complain about razor burn, ingrown hairs, and nasty skin irritation. But did you know that a traditional wet shave using shave soap or cream, a shaving brush, and a safety razor can all but alleviate these problems and leave you with healthy skin? Learn more!
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  • Eureka! We've struck "liquid gold" with Argan oil!
    May 10, 2021 West Coast Shaving

    Eureka! We've struck "liquid gold" with Argan oil!

    Argan oil is derived from the nut of the Argan tree, native to the hills of Morocco that has been used for years for its head-to-toe benefits - repairing and replenishing your skin and working its wonders to nourish your face, hair, and body. Try some today!
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