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  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. Make Your Shaving and Grooming Regime Vegan

    As the benefits of a vegan lifestyle become more and more evident, companies and consumers alike are starting to think more about what ingredients go into the products we use every day. You may never have considered it before, but many shaving, grooming and beauty companies have been using animal-based ingredients in their products for years. But Read more...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. A Close Shave: How to Get a Smooth Shave like James Bond

    The UK release of No Time to Die has reignited the nation’s obsession with James Bond. Everybody wants to know the cars he drives and the suits he wears, but how does he achieve his close shave?As Daniel Craig finishes his James Bond era, we’ve revisited his unforgettable shaving scene from Skyfall, for tips on how fans can shave like 007.  Read more...
  10. A Guide to the Best Electric Razors

    A Guide to the Best Electric Razors   Why Consider an Electric Razor or Shaver?  Electric razors are a great option for those who have busier lifestyles but still want a luxurious grooming routine and a more convenient experience than cartridge razors. While cartridge razor blades or double edge safety razor blades help you enjoy Read more...

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