October 31, 2011

In Praise of Slow Shaving

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"There's something delightful and dangerous about sliding a thin blade of cold steel across your face. And although it has the potential for instilling a truly rapturous experience for a man, today the act has been relegated to something merely mundane, sterile, and more of a nuisance. Yes, this simple act of shaving.

The act of shaving has been desecrated even in terms of names. The "Bic" razor?! Who wants to live a short, quick, and plastic life? A commodity just like a bic ball point pen, shaving has become mass market, quick and disconnected from the essence of manhood."

Read the rest: Just for Men: Slow Tea and Slow Shaving in 10 Steps

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Posted by Derek Markham at October 31, 2011 12:12 PM
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