Why don’t shaving creams foam anymore?

It’s the iconic image of the barber shop shave – a man relaxing with a face full of foam as he awaits the attention of the cut throat razor. But modern shave experiences are often missing this expected element – as many shaving creams are now created using non-foaming formulas, just like those on sale at Razor MD. So why is this? The short answer is that, while traditional soap-based shaving foams may have earned themselves a place in the male grooming hall of fame, they are not necessarily the kindest to your skin. Some soap-based formulas can strip your Read More

The lost art of the great shave (…and how to find it again.) 

Achieving the perfect shave can have a profound effect not only on the way you look, but also on the way you feel. Back in the day, when men would periodically pay for a professional shave to ensure they stayed looking dapper, barber shop customers would emerge beneath the striped candy-cane colours of the barbers pole with a spring in their step, feeling refreshed, revitalised and ready to take on the world. The combination of pre-shave treatments, professional quality blades and post-shave care left them looking and feeling fantastic. But, with the advent of disposable razors and conveniently canned shaving Read More