Tag Archives : Shaving cream

So you’d like to maim yourself with your new safety razor?


Reading Time: 6 minutesFrom feedback received I understand I have taken on something of a responsibility with regards to shaving. My Great Investigation of shaving creams has clearly inspired gentlemen worldwide to return to the vintage-style razors of their fathers. With consequences. Sometimes both bloody and disfiguring. Possibly not maiming though, which may be small consolation when you’re standing there in front of the…

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The Great Shaving Cream Investigation – Round 4


Reading Time: 13 minutesWelcome to round 4 of the Great Shaving Cream Investigation! At this point you may well be wondering how many rounds there will be, and if the excitement can continue to escalate at such a fearsome rate. Well, dear shaving cream aficionados, I can exclusively reveal that there will be at least another 2 rounds after this one and I…

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Another week Instagrammatically


Reading Time: 3 minutesAnother Friday, another compilation of graphical snippets from the week that was. I’m travelling at the moment, so I’ll keep the verbosity to a minimal level. The shaving cream project is ongoing and the Mighty Garment Review Season has been kicked off with a new Waistcoat Wednesday. So much wonderment! The candidates for todays thrilling installment of the Great Shaving…

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The Great Shaving Cream Investigation – Round 3


Reading Time: 14 minutesRound 1 of the Great Shaving Cream Investigation saw Billy Jealousy soundly trounce Gentleman’s Tonic, with both seeing points lost for unsound ingredients. Round 2 saw Kiehl’s lose soundly to Body Shop, with Body shop going into the lead with no deductions and Kiehl’s getting maximum deductions for unsound ingredients. Which was ironic given how they profile themselves on using only…

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The Great Shaving Cream Investigation – Round 2


Reading Time: 13 minutesRound 1 of the Great Shaving Cream Investigation saw Billy Jealousy soundly trounce Gentleman’s Tonic, with both seeing points lost for unsound ingredients. The huge difference in the products made my job quite a bit easier though. Will I have as much luck this time? A week of rest and active accumulation of fresh stubble and I’m ready to take a…

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The Great Shaving Cream Investigation – Round 1


Reading Time: 11 minutesSo, last Saturday saw the first round of the Great Shaving Cream Investigation go down in the hallowed den of beard removal here at WellDressed mansion. From an initial selection of four shaving lubricants, two variants were selected. This meant that my old faithful over the past years, brash US brand Billy Jealousy goes head to head with sophisticated newcomer (to me,…

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