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  • What Are Common Wet Shaving Mistakes?-West Coast Shaving
    January 20, 2020 West Coast Shaving

    What Are Common Wet Shaving Mistakes?

    Having some problems honing in on your technique? Even if you love the idea of classic wet shaving, that doesn’t mean there won’t be a few hiccups along the way. Like learning any new skill, it takes some practice before you’re perfect. Here are 5 wet shaving mistakes commonly seen by WCS gurus.
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  • Best Shaving Soaps for Sensitive Skin-West Coast Shaving
    January 13, 2020 West Coast Shaving

    Best Shaving Soaps for Sensitive Skin

    For many men, the grind of daily grooming means razor burn, bumps, rash, and pain. The constant, repetitive act of shaving can take its toll. Add to that a tendency to sensitivities/allergies to some shaving soaps and you have a recipe for disaster. Check out our recommendations on shaving soaps for sensitive skin.
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  • Dovo Straight Razors - Your Complete Guide-West Coast Shaving
    December 10, 2019 West Coast Shaving

    Dovo Straight Razors - Your Complete Guide

    Heralding from the land of cutlery, Solingen, Germany, DOVO Solingen has over a hundred years of blade-making experience. Sharp, handcrafted straight razor blades are their life-blood and the delight of many wet shavers around the world. Read more about how they are made, why they work, and which ones West Coast Shaving sells.
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  • Shaving Soaps Make Great Gifts-West Coast Shaving
    November 26, 2019 West Coast Shaving

    Shaving Soaps Make Great Gifts

    Shaving soap is a fantastic gift for friends and family. Give one to your uncle who loves to wet shave or introduce your best friend to the ways of classic shaving. Share a new artisan or long time favorite. Check out our list and make a harried Christmas into a merry one.

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  • Best Straight Razor Kit for Beginners (& Pros)-West Coast Shaving
    November 5, 2019 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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  • How To Strop Your Straight Razor-West Coast Shaving
    October 29, 2019 West Coast Shaving

    How To Strop Your Straight Razor

    Stropping is something that is done every time before you go to you use a straight razor. It doesn’t have to be intimidating and it isn’t hard to do. It can be accomplished with just one try/lesson. Read on to learn more.
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