How to strop your razor right!

When I think about stopping, I picture an old man going to town with the blade. Moving the blade along the strop quickly with a lot of weight. I don’t know why I have this picture in my mind, perhaps it’s in the way stropping has been portrayed in the movies. Thankfully, when I purchased…

How to Straighten your beard

Not everyone has a naturally straight beard. Many beards come in wavy or curly. My beard is of the wavy variety, and there is always an awkward phase before gravity takes hold. The best way to straighten your beard hair is take a blow dryer to it. Blow dry from top to bottom on hot…

How to care for your straight razor

Not all shops will walk you through how to properly care for your straight razor. If you purchased online, even more so. Here is a diagram for straight razor terminology: If you’re new to straight razor shaving there are a few things you will need to know in terms of taking care of your new…