Product Guides

  1. Spotlight On: European Brands

    One of the things we’re most proud of here at The English Shaving Company is just how diverse our collection of shaving, styling and grooming products is. We may have the word English in our name, but our selection is far more international. From Scandinavia to the Mediterranean, we stock some of the finest brands and products from Europe and we Read more...
  2. 10 Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas from The English Shaving Company

    Father’s Day is this Sunday (June 19) but don’t worry if you haven’t sorted out his present yet, there’s still time to get him more than brightly coloured socks. After all, dads deserve a great deal more when they do so much for us. Between being a master of DIY, your own personal taxi driver and a constant source of wisdom (and bad jokes Read more...
  3. Best Shaving Products for Sensitive Skin

    Do you find that your skin looks red, feels irritated and begins to flake after you finish shaving no matter how careful you’ve been? Don’t be ashamed, it’s not because you never learnt how to shave properly. You’re most likely one of the many men out there with highly reactive and easily irritable skin. In fact, a 2019 study found that 50- Read more...
  4. Straight Razors: All You Need to Know

    If you’ve ever treated yourself to a wet shave in a traditional barbershop, then you know first-hand that nothing compares to the close shave you get from a straight razor. Also known as a cut-throat razor, shavette razor or a barberette, this type of razor features an exposed blade that folds into the handle. While initially overshadowed by the Read more...
  5. Spotlight On: Proraso

    Ciao readers, Between some of our team attending a tradeshow in Bologna and the Eurovision Song Contest taking place this week in Turin, we can’t seem to get Italy out of our heads. So, we thought this would be the perfect time to shine a spotlight on our most popular Italian brand: Proraso. A trendsetter in the world of balms, shaving creams Read more...
  6. Top 5 Double Edge Safety Razors of 2022 (Ranked by Actual Customers)

    Double edge safety razors may hark back to the early 1900s but shaving with a single razor blade has come back in a huge way in recent years. Of course, you probably knew that already. Chances are you’re reading this blog post right now because you’ve heard about the cost-saving and eco-friendly benefits of shaving with a safety razor and were Read more...
  7. Soap For Sensitive Skin & Eczema: What To Look Out For

    With so many potentially harmful bacteria and germs finding their way onto your skin in day-to-day life, thorough and regular hand washing is essential. While a strict hand hygiene regimen is important, having dry, cracked and simply unhappy skin on your hands isn’t something you should have to deal with. Those with problematic and irritable skin Read more...
  8. Our Best Grooming Accessories

    Your beard care routine simply isn’t complete without the right products. You may think your electric beard trimmer or razor is all you need to get your beard looking suave, but in fact, there are a number of accessories that make getting the right look so much easier. At The English Shaving Company, we pride ourselves on our vast collection of Read more...
  9. Synthetic vs. Badger: The Shaving Brush Debate

    Synthetic shaving brushes make a shaving routine more effective, but how do you know which shaving brush is right for you? If you’re a fan of a good wet shave, you may already be using the shaving brush and shaving razor combination for the ultimate close shave. There are many benefits of synthetic shaving brushes over badger hair brushes, but Read more...
  10. What's The Best Razor?

    ‘Paraben free’ appears on a lot of products, but what does it mean? Discover what parabens are, why they’re commonly used in both skin and hair care products and why many people choose to avoid them with The English Shaving Company. We stock a huge range of grooming products from all the leading brands. Read more...

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