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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. The Evolution of Love Island Men's Grooming Trends

    It’s that time of year again. The sun is shining, the beer gardens are full and everyone is asking you “Have you been watching Love Island?” Love it or hate it, you can’t help but watch and with Casa Amor recently introducing us to six new single boys, we at The English Shaving Company have been keen to see what kind of facial hair the lads Read more...
  6. How Often Should You Change Your Razor Blades?

    You may have perfected your shaving technique over the years but without the right tools, your skin can still end up irritated and sore. Razor blades are a key component of every wet shave, so you have to be certain that they're fit for purpose before you start using them on your skin. Even if you prepare for your shave properly by using pre- Read more...
  7. What is the Most Environmentally Friendly Way to Shave?

    Two billion razors end up in landfills every year, generating tons of plastic waste and having a significant impact on the environment. Plastic disposable razors quickly become blunt and rusty, meaning most people throw one away every couple of weeks. Despite the short lifespan, many people continue to use disposable razors due to a lack of Read more...
  8. Home Remedies For Dry Cracked Hands

    Having dry or cracked hands that itch, swell or hurt can be problematic if they’re not dealt with in the right way and with the right products. Irritated skin might seem like a minor issue to those who have never experienced it, but it can get in the way of day-to-day life and severely affect the mood of those who struggle with it.  There is Read more...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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