Eric Maier (Mer) has released a limited edition run of long-handled bronze knob Mergress razors. These deliver an outstanding shave (as all Mergress razors do) and are perfect for those with larger hands or for those that prefer a slightly longer handle. As of this writing, only seven of these razors remain. When they are gone, they are gone for good. Grab one while you can.
Beach Cities Shave Spa and BullGoose Shaving will be co-hosting a meet-up called Shaves on Sepulveda at 6 PM on Saturday, July 28th. Please join us at the Beach Cities Shave Spa in Manhattan Beach (1021 N. Sepulveda Ave). Master Barber JC Duran will be demonstrating straight razor shaves and you will have an opportunity to see, smell and purchase a wide variety of shaving hardware and software. Join us at 6pm for free entry and a chance at winning a therapeutic shave and a shaving gift bag. Drinks and snacks will be provided.
Jose Longoria was one of the better known strop makers (Ambrose Strops) back in 2009 and 2010 when he suddenly stopped making strops. He is getting ready to start making them again and will be making a special line of strops for Asylum Shave Works. I thought I'd share some of his earlier work to give you something to look forward to. The new strops will have the following characteristics: Handcrafted Barber strop 2.5x 24” Indian buffalo leather smooth thick and rich Gun metal hardware Natural cotton canvas tight weave New logo embossed at bottom
I am excited to announce that BullGoose Shaving will soon stock and be the North American distributor for Pereira Shavery. These are really nice products at a great price point and with a very interesting story. Camilo, the founder of Pereira Shavery, was born in Brazil, lived for awhile in Miami and eventually set up shop in Portugal. Somewhere along the way, Camilo became a Scottish Baron. Never idle, Camillo took an old family shaving soap recipe and had an old world soap manufacturer make it. The soap is fantastic as is the presentation. Since launching the shaving soap, Pereira...