Wet Shaving Changed my Life


Back in December, I read an article on lifehacker that linked to an in-depth article on another website about the joys of wet shaving. This is the old-school practice of using a quality razor with a double edge "safety razor" blade, like my dad used to use. We're talking basic tech here, baby: a single piece of stainless steel, held in a high-quality metal handle, guided across a face covered in a lather that was worked in and built up by hand, with a beaver hair brush. I was intrigued by the idea of paying fifty cents for a blade, instead of three bucks a pop for Gillette's latest Mach IX Superturbo Ultima Luberiffic, Ultra Smooth, Ultra Fast, Ultra Sexy…

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