Tag: straight razor

  1. Best Premium Straight Razors

    A few months ago we discussed our top 5 straight razors for beginners and selected some of the best straight razors for those just starting out with this form of shaving. We also wanted to create a guide for the men who are already confident with straight razor shaving and want to take the experience to the next level. Read on to discover some of the best premium straight razors and bring luxury to your shaving routine. Read more...
  2. What Is A Razor Grind?

    The grinding process refines the thickness and shape of a straight razor blade to improve its sharpness and cutting ability. Different grinds describe different shapes and thicknesses, and each produce different shaving results and experiences. Read more about hollow, extra hollow and other forms of grinds so you know what to look for when buying a straight razor. Read more...
  3. 5 Best Straight Razors For Beginners

    Straight razors are one of the most traditional ways to shave and, once perfected, produce extremely close and smooth results. Many men love the ritual of shaving with a straight razor which often requires more attention and care than with cartridge razors, but feels fantastic. We’ve put together our list to help you find the best straight razor for beginners, so you can hone your technique and enjoy the luxury of straight razor shaving. Read more...
  4. How To Care For Your Straight Razor

    It’s vital that you maintain and care for your straight razor properly to ensure you get that smooth and close shave you expect from this traditional form of shaving. If it’s blunt or rusty, it’s not good for anything! Read more...
  5. Why Choose Traditional Shaving? (What it is and the benefits)

    We at The English Shaving Company are big fans of traditional shaving. These traditional methods often produce the closest, smoothest, and most comfortable shaves. Traditional shaving doesn’t just impact the result of your shave, but also feels fantastic and luxurious. Not only that, you also get to help the environment (and your wallet!) along the way. Read more...
  6. Shaving with a Straight Razor (Tips and Advice)

    Shaving with a straight razor is completely different to using a double edge safety razor, Fusion or Mach 3 and requires a steady hand and plenty of practice! This short guide offers the best tips and advice to help you shave with a straight razor, whether you’re just starting out or have been using one for years. Read more...

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