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  • Shaving 101: How to Shave with a Straight Razor-West Coast Shaving
    July 15, 2019 West Coast Shaving

    Shaving 101: How to Shave with a Straight Razor

    In this Shaving 101 video, Jared gets his first lesson in how to go “cut-throat” from straight razor expert, Matt. (Don’t worry, there is no blood.) Let Jared's experience give you confidence to have a go at it yourself.

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  • January 3, 2018 West Coast Shaving

    Imaginary Authors: Short Story Collection

    Imaginary Authors is a perfume house started by Josh Meyer about 5 years back. The inspiration behind this operation was Josh’s view of scents and perfumery as art. This led him to create a fragrance house whose image and persona was born out of careful deliberation from start to finish.
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  • January 3, 2018 West Coast Shaving

    Hands Behind the Art: Josh Meyer, Perfumer

    The imaginative, artful fragrances from Imaginary Authors have completely captured us - from the unique, creative aromas to the fun, inspiring novel descriptions that help tell the "story” of each scent. In our next installment of our "Hands Behind the Art" series on our blog, we interview Josh Meyer, the innovative perfumer behind these fragrances and give you a peek at the nose behind this cool company.
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  • Why is Shaving with a Safety Razor Better?
    January 3, 2018 West Coast Shaving

    Why is Shaving with a Safety Razor Better?

    Back in the day (before triple venti no foam lattes and cloud computing), things were simple, and simple worked well. The DE safety razor itself was a beautifully sculpted tool that was meant to last a lifetime. It reflected the integrity and purposefulness of the man who used it. So, it is no wonder that our modern age is longing to rediscover wet shaving.
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  • Natural Deodorants: A Grooming Underdog
    January 3, 2018 West Coast Shaving

    Natural Deodorants: A Grooming Underdog

    If you’ve ever smelled a classroom of sophomore boys at the end of an August afternoon. . . if you’ve ever taken a road trip with group of college buddies. . . if you’ve ever wondered what died in your ten-year-old’s skate shoes. . . then you know why God invented deodorant. And since we pride ourselves on giving you everything you need for a good groom, then we can’t neglect to mention this important, rarely lauded product: the hardworking deodorant.
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  • The Perfect Dopp Kit: Great Grooming on the Go
    January 3, 2018 West Coast Shaving

    The Perfect Dopp Kit: Great Grooming on the Go

    Does holiday time mean travel time? Or does your job take you from coast-to-coast? Or are you a free-spirit ready to wander where the wind blows? If you need to have a travel case handy, then West Coast Shaving is here for you. We’ve compiled the products you need to create the perfect traveling companion. Keep it stocked and ready to go, so you can respond whenever the mood (or the boss) moves you!
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  • January 3, 2018 West Coast Shaving

    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 tips to get you started.
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  • Steps for a Great Head Shave
    January 3, 2018 West Coast Shaving

    Steps for a Great Head Shave

    Wet shaving isn’t just for your face anymore. You might know how well it works to give you a smooth chin, but it works equally well on your head. Don’t fear the blade when shaving your head, embrace it. If you are a world class athlete shaving time off your races by shaving hair off your body or a couch jockey fighting the receding hairline by removing the hair altogether, we have some tips for getting a smooth shave – no matter where you apply the razor.

     

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