November 29, 2011

Hot Deal: Braun Pulsonic Series 7

braunseries7-790cc.jpgThe Braun Pulsonic Series 7 790cc is a sweet machine for the guy who uses an electric razor. My experience with it led me to call it the Ultimate Shaving Gadget, because it's well-built and feels great in the hand, it gives a very close shave with a minimum of noise, and the cleaning stand and electronic monitor make it easy to care for.

Right now, you can pick up a Braun Series 7- 790cc for 37% off the regular price - just $171.27, down from $269.99.

Plus, when you buy one right now, you'll also get an additional $50 Amazon.com credit, so it's an even sweeter deal!

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November 29, 2011

Hot Deal: Pacific Shaving Company Stocking Stuffer Sale

pacificshavingsale.jpgWant a great way to stock up on shaving products with safe, natural and organic ingredients? You got it.

Pacific Shaving Company just announced its biggest sale of the year, with free shipping on all orders over $20! This means that you can get gifts for all of the natural shavers on your list, right from the comfort of your couch, without spending a penny on shipping charges.

I really like the All Natural Shaving Cream, but other great choices are their Shaving Oil or their Blade Oil (which extends the life of any razor blades!)

To take advantage of this deal, use the coupon code "SHIPFREE11" at checkout.

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November 28, 2011

Holiday Gift Pick: Pacific Shaving Company All Natural Shave Cream

pacificshavecream.jpgFor the natural guy in your life, consider a gift of Pacific Shaving Company All Natural Shaving Cream.

It's one of my favorites!

"With natural and certified organic ingredients, our unique, low-lather formula is about to become your skin's best friend. But this isn't only about closer shaves - it's got you covered before, during and after. Here's what you can expect:
  • Softer whiskers and superior lubrication
  • Healthy, hydrated and soothed skin
  • Protection from harsh environmental factors

Pacific Shaving Company All Natural Shaving Cream

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November 25, 2011

Holiday Gift Pick: Merkur Safety Razor

merkurbarberpole.jpgFor guys who favor old-school shaving and classic style, a great holiday gift pick is a well-built shaving tool that will last for as long as they do. The Merkur safety razor is one of those classic accessories that do the job well, and look great while doing it.

Merkur safety razors are solidly built and well balanced in the hand, giving the user a great shave with minimal effort. Add to that the affordability of double edged razor blades as compared to cartridges or disposables, and the Merkur is a winner all around.

One of the most popular models is the long handled version (great for guys with larger hands), but the barber pole (my favorite) and heavy duty models are also great picks for holiday gifts for the discerning man.

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November 22, 2011

Holiday Gift Pick: Mangroomer Do-It-Yourself Back Hair Shaver

mangroomerbackshaving.jpgThis year, give the gift of smooth - a smooth back, that is.

One of the most popular manscaping accessories this year is the Mangroomer, a tool which lets any man shave his own back, without having to ask for help from his significant other (or his buddy!)

"The Mangroomer Do-It-Yourself Electric Back Shaver is absolutely the best way to get rid of unwanted back hair. This one-of-a-kind device features a large 1.5-inch blade that enables you to shave larger areas of your back with ease. The Mangroomer's cutting-edge blade design delivers extremely close and smooth results without the potential of ingrown hairs that are commonly caused by straight edge and foil shavers. And with the unique patent-pending design, the Mangroomer opens to a staggering 135-degrees so you can reach all areas of your back from different angles with ease."

The Mangroomer is on sale for just $25.99, down from the regular price of $39.99, so it's a good time to buy!

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November 21, 2011

Blade Buddy Turns Disposable Razors into Reusable Razors

bladebuddy.jpgFor shavers who use disposable razors or cartridges, going to the store to buy more can be a serious investment, as the prices seem to keep rocketing higher. But what if you could use the same razor or cartridge for many times the length you normally do?

That's what Blade Buddy aims to do, to save you money by letting you continue to use the same cartridge for a much longer time, without sacrificing on the quality of your shave.

Here's how they explain it:

"Problem: Every time you shave, the edge of your razor blade gets microscopically bent, rendering your blade "dull" after only a few uses.

Solution: Gliding your razor up the Blade Buddy's micro-honing, grooved surface straightens the bent edge back into alignment, restoring the sharpness of your blade. So one blade gives you a close, comfortable shave for months, instead of days."

If you can get a great shave from the same razor for several months, then by spending $20 on the Blade Buddy, it will pay for itself and then some rather quickly.

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November 18, 2011

Another Perspective on Manscaping from MTV's Guy Code

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November 17, 2011

World's First Touch Control Beard and Stubble Trimmer

remtouchscreen.jpgRemington has become the first razor maker to integrate some of the design and user experiences we demand from other products, such as touch controls, into their trimmer:

"Bring your look into the 21st Century with the Remington Touch Control Beard and Stubble Trimmer. Experience the power of precision with the new LED touch screen that puts the control of your trimmer's length and speed at your fingertips. 175 different length options and three turbo speeds offer you the versatility you want to style your own unique look. Break away from the wall with the portable USB charging cord."

And, it's priced at less than $50!: Remington MB4550 Rechargeable Men's Mustache and Beard Trimmer with Exclusive Touch Control

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November 16, 2011

Treat Your Mo' to a Wearable Moustache Comb

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File this under 'gifts for the moustachioed guy who has everything':

The moustache comb necklace.

The comb is handcast from sold sterling silver, with a 34" sterling silver chain. Betchya not too many people can brag about having one of these...

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November 15, 2011

What's a Moustair?

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If you haven't heard of a Moustair yet, you're not alone. I just recently came across this funny meme, and thought I'd share:

"Where men meets moustaches meets hair meets moustaches meets hair meets MOUSTAIR."

Get more Moustair pics here: Moustair

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November 14, 2011

The Final Frontier: Manscaping?

4657361915_16a5f7a855_m.jpgAn entertaining tale from City Weekly:

"OK, did I let another man spread hot wax on my ass and rip it off? Yes. Was it worth it? Totally. But this story doesn't start with me on all fours in a spa room. Nope, it begins a couple of months ago when I spotted a small but effective thumbnail ad in City Weekly."

Read the full piece: Manscaping: The Final Frontier

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November 11, 2011

Turn Your Favorite Song into a Mustache: Mustachiness

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There's more to the connection between moustaches and music than the 70s, and with Mustachiness, you can see your favorite song displayed as a moustache:

How the Mustache-otron Works: For each song, the peak loudness per segment is pulled from the echonest audio analysis to create the wave form. The following factors determine the mustaches final look in a very scientifical fashion:
  • Curviness - Curves occur when high loudness deltas are detected
  • Thickness - Mean loudness
  • Divot - (aka gap in the middle) hotness of the song
  • Direction - Up = higher energy; Down = lower energy
  • Curl - Dancability * energy
  • Color - Energy of the song. Lower energy is darker

The moustache at the top of this post is "Stairway to Heaven", in case you were wondering.

Head over to Mustachiness and make your own musical mo'!

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Shaving Tips for Men (Video)

Here's a great 'how to' shaving video from our friends at The Bluebeards Revenge:

An easy, step-by-step guide will show you how to get that smooth, comfortable shave, without the common shaving problems like razor rash, razor burn and razor bumps (ingrown hairs).

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November 9, 2011

What's Wrong with Bearded Boy Scouts?

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Thanks to Ogilvy & Mather, the Boy Scouts of America's new print campaign features bearded boys and urges them to "Be One with the Wild". What could possibly go wrong?

Perhaps Ogilvy & Mather need a better editorial calendar as well. Considering that it's Movember, wouldn't a couple of mustachioed boys be a better fit?

[Via Gawker]

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November 8, 2011

The Mustached American Tax Incentive: STACHE Act

Tax policy professor Dr. John Yeutter and the American Mustache Institute have proposed a "Stimulus To Allow Critical Hair Expenses", or the STACHE Act, to provide up to a $250.00 annual tax incentive for Mustached Americans. The reason? According to the proposal, "the social and environmental benefits to mustache growth and maintenance provide a service to the U.S. economy."

"Given the clear link between the growing and maintenance of mustaches and incremental income, it appears clear that mustache maintenance costs qualify for and should be considered as a deductible expense related to the production of income under Internal Revenue Code Section 212." - Dr. John Yeutter, Ph.D., CFP®, Associate Professor of Accounting and Tax Policy at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, in his White Paper "Mustached Americans And The Triple Bottom Line.

Find out more and sign the petition here: STACHE Act: The Mustached American Tax Incentive

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November 7, 2011

Movember Guide: All You Need to Know about Growing Your Moustache

If you're taking part in Movember, this mo style guide from Grooming Expert, Jason Shankey is a must watch. From step-by-step guides on how to get the best shave to a selection of mo styles and how to achieve them there's everything you need to gro' a mo this Movember.
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November 4, 2011

Evil Moustaches

moustachelasereyes.jpgThe moustache is on the rebound, now that Movember is here. We tend to celebrate celebrity and historical figures' moustaches and refer to the implied manliness of wearing an epic 'stache. But not all moustaches are benevolent.

"The mustache (moustache) is celebrated worldwide as a symbol of all things machismo. We know it wasn't just Wyatt Earp's Colt 45 Revolver that helped tame the West. Anyone unlucky enough to stare down that barrel knew the last thing they'd ever see was that well groomed, stash curled upward and pristinely trimmed just above the lip.

Yet as with all things awesome, some asshole has to come along and ruin it for everyone else. Here are a few history's most diabolical men who've used the power of the mustache for evil."

Check it out: Top 10 Most Evil Mustaches in History

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Hot Deal: Wahl Moustache and Beard Trimmer for $10, Free Nose Hair Trimmer

wahlbeardandmoustachetrimmer.jpgRight now, you can get a tool to take care of your facial hair trimming needs for under ten bucks, and you'll get a free nose hair trimmer in the bargain.

The Wahl 5537-420 Mustache and Beard Trimmer includes a 5 position trimming guide, 3 standard trimmer guides, a beard and mustache comb, storage base, cleaning brush, oil, and a blade guard. All for just $9.54! That's a 52% savings over the regular price of $19.99. And you'll get a little something extra, too - a nose hair trimmer to make sure that after your facial hair is perfectly groomed, your nose hairs don't ruin the whole look.

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November 3, 2011

Rappin' about the Greatest Moustaches in History

In honor of Movember, here's a little something to get your head boppin':


The Greatest Moustaches In History - Watch MoreFunny Videos

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November 1, 2011

ShavingStuff Monthly Wrapup for October 2011

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As we march boldly into Movember, we wanted to make sure you didn't miss anything from last month at ShavingStuff. So we present you with this: the Monthly Wrapup for October 2011. Enjoy.

Stuff about Beards:

Blogs and Websites with Shaving or Facial Hair News:

Deals on Shaving Gear:

General News about Shaving:

Gillette:

More about Manscaping:

Mainly Moustaches:

Old School Shaving:

Reviews of Shaving Stuff:

Shaving Accessories:

Sports and Shaving:

Straight Razors:

Image: ~ I P O X s t u d i o s ~ at Flickr

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