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Shaving with the grain is one of the best things you can do to protect your skin when shaving. Shaving against the grain pulls the hairs away from the skin before slicing through them, causing irritation and increasing the risk of ingrown hairs. But how do you find the grain in order to know what… read more

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Changing the blade in a double edge safety razor doesn’t have to be a difficult task. The first thing you need to do is to identify the type of razor that you have, as this will determine the process that you need to go through to replace your blade with a shiny new one. Three… read more

Shaving with the grain is the best way to get a comfortable and close shave. Although shaving against the grain ensures that the hair is cut off very close to the skin, it increases the risk of razor bumps and skin irritation. Why Is Shaving Against the Grain Harmful?  When you shave against the grain,… read more

Why do Black Men Get Razor Bumps? Men of all ethnicities can get razor bumps as a result of shaving, but black men seem to suffer from them more often than people of other races. Up to 80% of men who get razor bumps are black. As a result, black men need to be especially… read more

What are Razor Bumps? Razor bumps – or to give them their medical name, pseudofolliculitis barbae – are small bumps in the skin that develop after shaving. As well as looking like pimples, which can completely spoil the attractive clean-shaven look, razor bumps can also be sore. Over time, these seemingly minor shaving bumps can develop… read more


Razor bumps are red, and often itchy or painful. Although many men suffer from razor bumps, there are steps that you can take to reduce the likelihood of them occurring. As well as carefully preparing the skin for shaving, administering treatment to soothe the skin after shaving is also important for preventing razor bumps. After-shave… read more

Razor bumps are an uncomfortable and unsightly condition that affect many men. Once you have razor bumps, continuing to shave before they have healed can cause more skin irritation. The good news is that by making some small changes to the way you shave, you can prevent razor bumps from every developing. Using a pre-shave… read more

Many men suffer from both acne and razor bumps, and it can sometimes be difficult to tell the two conditions apart. Both razor bumps and pimples can appear as angry-looking red bumps on the cheeks, neck, and around the mouth. Many men suffer a great deal of embarrassment as a result of these facial blemishes,… read more

Most men’s grooming and shaving routines have become just that, routine. Most do not take the time to think if their current method of shaving is actually the best for them. The two main methods men use to shave are with electric razors and manual razors. There are distinct differences between the two and depending… read more

In recent years, the trend has been for razor manufacturers to pack ever-greater numbers of blades into their razors. But if you are looking for a comfortable shave that helps reduce the risk of your face getting full with razor bumps, you might want to consider using fewer blades. Using a single-blade razor, in combination… read more

Hyperpigmentation is a condition in which small areas of the skin become darker than the rest. Although anyone can be affected, African-American men are one of the groups that are most likely to suffer from this skin condition. Shaving can increase the risk of hyperpigmentation, particularly if you do not use the right shaving techniques… read more

The bald look is becoming very popular, with many young men choosing to shave their heads for a striking and attractive style. Shaving one’s head can lead to many of the same issues as facial shaving, such as razor bumps, skin dryness and irritation, and small nicks or cuts. Using a double edge razor for… read more

It’s pretty obvious to most people that black men’s hair is different, both in look and feel.  It should then come as no surprise that our hair care should be different as well.  Let’s take a look at the reasons. It’s Dry We’ve all heard that black hair in general is dryer than other hair,… read more

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Most of us own a pair of clippers, whether it’s for our facial hair, a quick line up, or anything else.  It’s important to keep these clean since a nasty pair of clippers on your face just isn’t a good look.  Proper maintenance and cleaning of your clippers will also make sure they last, which… read more


Razors can be one of the most handy tools for keeping up neat appearances – but if you’ve thought that all razors are create equal – then, you better think again! In reality, there are several different kinds of razors which deliver different results – and require different processes – depending on which you use.… read more

All men want to get the closest shave possible, but they also want to avoid razor bumps, which are a common skin problem caused by shaving. Fortunately, it is possible to get a close shave without razor bumps by following the tips outlined below. Use a Double Edge Safety Razor, Not a Cartridge Razor Modern… read more

Many men who shave regularly know the frustrations that come with getting razor bumps – hairs that remain inside the hair follicle and begin growing into the skin. These ingrown hairs often appear as angry red bumps which can spoil the smart look of a freshly shaven face. There are many home remedies that claim… read more

We like to use pre-shave oil when we shave. It works Here’s why: Have sensitive skin or prone to irritation after the shave? You should eventually be using it too. Pre-shave oil helps softens your beard so that the razor can more easily cut through the hairs. Next time you get to the store to stock… read more

We cosign aloe based shave creams. If you’ve been reading some of our posts, you’ll know the type of razor you use makes a real difference to the quality of your shave, but the choice of shaving cream can be just as important. For the dudes who suffer from skin irritation as a result of… read more

Traditionally, a man’s post-shaving routine was to splash some alcohol-based aftershave on their skin and head off to their day at work. What your skin really craves after shaving is moisture, so splashing on a product that will only dry your skin out further is a bad idea. A better approach is to use a… read more

Women experience particular problems that result from shaving. Because the parts of the body that women generally shave, such as the legs, bikini area and underarms, are all prone to dryness or irritation, women need to take especially good care of their skin if they choose to use this method of hair removal. Side Effects… read more

Women’s razors come in all shapes and sizes, with scented moisturizing strips, ergonomic handles and flowers emblazoned along the sides. If you ask many women, however, their preferred shaving tool is a men’s double-edged safety razor. Why? It makes for a smoother, closer shave that is much more efficient and luxurious, especially for women with… read more