Cut Throat Shaving

Ask Aaron Q/A: The Parker vs The Bluebeards Revenge (both replaceable blade straight razors)

Aaron is asked a question about the best replaceable blade straight razor, Parker or The Bluebeards Revenge Jamie Townsend, from the UK, asks: “Hey Aaron, I was just wondering if I should buy a Parker ‘cut throat’ razor (34R, 33R & 31R) or The Bluebeards Revenge ‘cut throat’.” AARON SAYS “Mr. Townsend, Between the two, …

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Introducing the world’s most luxurious razor: Boker Limited Edition 5/8 Damascus Stainless Steel Open Razor

The Shaving Shack is delighted to announce the safe arrival of the truly stunning Böker Limited Edition 5/8 Damascus Stainless Steel Open Razor. This limited edition razor really is the height of shaving luxury and it opens up a new chapter in Boker’s 100 year old history. For the first time, Boker have applied Damascus …

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Ask Aaron Q/A: Differences between a multi-bladed cartridge razor, a cut throat & safety razor

Aaron is asked a question about the differences between a multi-bladed cartridge razor, a cut throat & safety razor Darren Collins, from the UK, asks: “Hi Aaron, I’ve always used cartridge razors (5 blade Wilkinson Sword at the moment)…Is there much difference between a cut throat or safety razor and the system I use now? …

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James Bond ‘Skyfall’ Boosts Cut Throat Razor Sales By 405%

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Shaving retailer reports sharp increase in cut throat sales after 007 gets the shave of his life The Shaving Shack, the UK’s leading online retailer of premium shaving products, has attributed the latest James Bond movie for a whopping 405% increase in sales of cut throat razors. During a scene …

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Ask Aaron Q/A: Do you recommend a three-pass shave?

Aaron answers an excellent question about the merits & pitfalls of a three-pass shave Steven Anders, from the UK, asks: “I am new to straight razor shaving and have been using one for about a month now. Having just about gotten used to the closeness of the shave and technique I am confused about the …

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Shave like James Bond (007) – Top tips for the perfect cut throat shave

In the latest James Bond film Skyfall, British actress Naomie Harris is quite cutting edge. She gives 007 (Daniel Craig) a very close shave in one intimate scene in the 23rd installment of the secret agent franchise. Naomie uses a cut throat/straight razor to give James the shave of his live. “Sometimes the old ways …

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Ask Aaron Q/A: Which is better & easier – A hanging strop or a hand strop?

Antonio García Palomo, from Spain, asks: “I’m going to get a strop (fan of wet shaving but using safety razor so far). My only doubt is a hanging or a hand strop. Awaiting for your advice.” AARON SAYS “Mr. Palomo, Honestly I use a safety razor most of the time, however I do keep in …

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Ask Aaron Q/A: Preparing a straight razor for its first shave

Jason Maloney, from the UK, asks: “I recently bought my first Dovo of Solingen razor, I’ve also bought Canadian 2500 grit travel stone, and a strop. When I first used my blade I thought it would be like a hot knife through butter, but I found the shave very hard in the aspect the hair …

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Ask Aaron Q/A: Top tips on how to shave with a straight razor

Ben Stone, from the UK, asks: “What would be your best piece of advice for someone who has never used a cut throat/straight razor before? What kit would I need to buy and how would I start my first cut throat shave?” AARON SAYS “Mr. Stone, I’m glad you want to take the plunge into …

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ABOUT US
Established in 2005, The Shaving Shack is your number one online traditional shaving shop. As one of Europe’s leading online shaving retailers, we pride ourselves on bringing you the best in double edge shaving, as well as men’s skincare and men’s grooming products. We’ve got shaving brushes, double edge safety razors, cut throat razors, shaving soaps, soap bowls, shaving creams, shaving sets and other shaving accessories to suit every budget.

CONTACT US
Phone: +44 1752 898191
Email: enquiries@shaving-shack.com

The Shaving Shack is a trading style of Dash Direct Ltd (Company number 04223426).

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