The history of razors

The history of razors – from Ancient Egypt to your teenage safety razor

Razors had primitive beginnings. From the moment hair seemed to get in the way, men invented ways to get rid of it. Clamshells, rocks, daggers, obsidian stone, flint, string and the odd trusty piece of bronze filled the animal-skin kitbags of your great, great, great…1000 times great grandadio’s. Their shave was more like a heroes journey than a quick tidy-up. Before your time, son. Whether it was out of respect

Shaving in numbers

Shaving in numbers – 5 million hairs, 1 razor [INFOGRAPHIC]

We all know it’s hard for men to share their innermost secrets, but when it comes to shaving we couldn’t get them to shut-up. We asked a load of guys (5678) to tell us what they get up to when the bathroom door closes. And we put our findings into this nifty little infographic. Shaving time For instance did you know that men shave an average of 2-3 times a

Shave your face...and not like granddad

Shave your face… and not like grandad

Let’s face it. Beards are not for everyone. Some guys seem to pull it off without even trying. They go to bed one night and wake up with a fully-blown Captain of the Sevens Seas warship hanging off of their chops. Now you say “it can’t be too hard, I’ll give it a whirl” and a month later you have a face like a patchy football pitch at the end

Man using face cream as part of his skincare rountine

Skincare for men – the ins and outs

Today’s hombre is a little different to those ‘out in all weather, hard-as-nails, leather-faced’ warriors of the past. Now, men…cream. And they don’t care who knows it. It seems one minute David Beckham was plucking his eyebrows and the next thing you know, the tough guy next door is shaving his armpits and cutting the grass in a homemade mud-mask. The time of ‘I exfoliate, mate‘ is well and truly