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. In these early months of 2019, we’ve compiled a list of perennial favorites as well as some noteworthy up-and-comers. Check out these ‘newest and best’ shaving soaps that will have you coming back for more.
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.
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.
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.