After an evening of poor decision-making and mixed poisons, our San Francisco correspondent took to the barber chair. No beard hairs were shorn, and no head hairs were clipped, but a series of hot towels and a detoxifying facemask did return him safely to the land of the living.
California assemblyman, author, and renowned San Francisco barkeep William Thomas Boothby (1862-1930) offers some valuable guidance.
Two cross-country moves in a single year resulted in the loss of our correspondent’s entire tie collection. It turns out the fresh start was just what he needed to break free from all the five-inch-wide hand-me-downs. He shows us how to build the perfect pared down tie collection.
Talk to any seasoned painter, and they’ll tell you that it's all about the preparation. The Art of Shaving® feels the same way about the whisker removal ritual. Here, Doug Bielanski, Director of Education for The Art of Shaving, shows Birchbox Man's Martin Mulkeen the ins and outs of pre-shave oil.
We stepped into the way back machine to profile Arctic and Antarctic adventurers who pioneered the harshest environments on the planet. Imagining ourselves in their (snow)shoes, we figured they could have used some soothing body lotion.
A shaving brush gives your bathroom sink some choice vintage flair, but does it actually make for a closer and more comfortable shave? Absolutely. Here's everything you need to know about how to use a shaving brush and why badger hair is worth the expense.