I had heard about this safety razor hype or rather common sense in going back to the old methods. So I read through the article on here and excitedly purchased a merkur classic, a badger brush, some…Continue
"On razor burn.
One thing to know is that using the safety razor can be a bit hard on the skin. I usually only do two passes daily. If I'm out on a date or some special occasion I will do another 1 or 2 but I'll pay for it the…"
"The better your technique gets, the more effective your shaving will be. So don't give up yet. The skin around your chin is a little bit looser than elsewhere on your face so make sure you use your fingers to pull apart the skin making it…"
"I still consider myself fairly new on the learning curve, since I just started with a safety razor 2 weeks ago. The chin gives me a bit of a challenge, but it doesn't sound like to the extent that you're having.
I had heard about this safety razor hype or rather common sense in going back to the old methods. So I read through the article on here and excitedly purchased a merkur classic, a badger brush, some proraso and some merkur blades in the hope it would get me started in having pain free shaves. First shave-I followed the tutorial on youtube from this website on how to get the technique down. I lathered up, apply generously across my whole face and proceeded to carefully wield my weapon cutting…See More
"I have 2 different workouts
Squats 5 x 5
Deadlifts 1 x 5
Barbell rows 5 x 5
Squats 5 x 5
Bench Press 5 x 5
Overhead Press 5 x 5
I add a few lifts here and there to assure I hit every muscle group, but those basic lifts…"
“My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.”-Graham GreeneThis group is for those who love fountain pens.See More
"I've tried a bunch of things over the years, but I'm happy with what I'm doing now. Doesn't require a gym or much equipment if any. Based on the book You Are Your Own Gym by Mark Lauren. I follow the app.…"
"Confused why the backpack isn't professional enough, esp for a business casual environment.
I can understand if you prefer one over the other, but unless you are in a suit every day and going to court, I wouldn't bother with such a…"
After an evening of searching, it looks like this topic hasn't been covered in a few years and most of the links from those threads are dead. So, I'd appreciate some input on this topic.I've been rocking the black laptop backpack for the past several years and figured that it was time to upgrade to something a little more professional.The criteria that I have are:1. Within the range of $200 or less2. Preferably brown leather (real leather, not the cheap PU stuff)3. Will hold a roughly 15"…See More