Category Archives: Shaving

Imperial: From the Barber Shop to the Medicine Cabinet

A few weeks ago, I had a great conversation with Bryan Fisher of Imperial Barber Grade Products at the Capsule trade show in Las Vegas that led to a phone interview for my day job at MR Magazine, a menswear … Continue reading

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Baxter of California: A Men’s Brand

I interviewed JP Mastey, the owner of Baxter of California, recently for my day job at the menswear trade magazine MR; Baxter is a grooming brand that has gone out its way to court independent men’s specialty stores as its … Continue reading

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Alt Innsbruck and the Cult of the Straight Razor

As I admitted yesterday, I don’t shave clean very often. I have a nice double-edged Gillette razor for daily maintenance shaving, but I’m chagrined to say that I never use my badger bristle shaving brush—or even my Proraso shaving cream … Continue reading

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