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  • Ode to a Shaving Brush
    September 13, 2010 Mike Sandoval

    Ode to a Shaving Brush

    The shaving brush is the single biggest factor in achieving an outstanding shave. You can use a safety razor, straight razor, or cartridge razor; lather on soap or shaving cream. However, the one aspect of wet shaving that cannot be overlooked is the use of a shaving brush. This article explains the benefits of shaving brushes and offers some tips on choosing the right brush for your shaving style and your budget.

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  • The Facts on Brush Shedding
    May 22, 2010 Mike Sandoval

    The Facts on Brush Shedding

    Hair shedding – the phrase alone is enough to enrage a badger shaving brush owner. I recently contacted several of the most respected shaving brush manufacturers in the world and asked them about their return policies. This article offers some insight about normal vs. abnormal brush shedding and address common misunderstandings. Recognizing the causes of shedding can help you know when to contact your retailer and how to keep your shaving brush looking brand new for years.

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  • Simpsons Harvard 6 Shaving Brush
    May 27, 2008 Mike Sandoval

    Simpsons Harvard 6 Shaving Brush

    The Harvard is not one of the more common Simpson models that you see around. This particular shaving brush came from an old stock of Simpsons from several years ago. This was back in the days of the Manchurians, before the buzz about shedding and quality issues came about. This brush is the largest of the Harvard models. The knot is large and extremely dense, so that it hardly blooms at all even after intense lathering.

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