Shave 

The history of shaving with a razor can be in Europe to the Middle Bronze Age (16th century BC. Chr.) Traced. At that time the shave was a privilege that only the heads of families and women was the aristocracy reserved. In grave goods this time Razors have been found in bronze and copper.

In the Roman Empire was the custom of shaving from 300 v. Chr. Known, but was not far from the everyday practice of personal hygiene. Only with the establishment of the barber craft in the... More...

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Shave 

The history of shaving with a razor can be in Europe to the Middle Bronze Age (16th century BC. Chr.) Traced. At that time the shave was a privilege that only the heads of families and women was the aristocracy reserved. In grave goods this time Razors have been found in bronze and copper.

In the Roman Empire was the custom of shaving from 300 v. Chr. Known, but was not far from the everyday practice of personal hygiene. Only with the establishment of the barber craft in the 14th century was the shave more widely used. At this time, the use of shaving cream was still unknown, put the shaving is a painful procedure. In the early modern period of the 16th and 17th century, the importance of the razor was determined by the rapidly changing fashion beard.

Middle of the 18th century brought about the development of very hard steel cast a quantum leap in the production of high-quality razor. Manufactured from this new material blades were extremely sharp and cutting properties. As a result, the self-shaving increasingly prevailed.

From the 19th century razors were manufactured in series production. Dominate the market here were primarily blades from Solingen, Sheffield and the French space. In Germany, the barber industry experienced at the end of the 19th century, a boom, as well as beard is left smooth shave parts of your face.

In the first half of the 20th century developed by Gilette razor with replaceable blades began to displace the razor. The invention of the electric dry shaver after the end of World War II meant more competition for the traditional razor.

Nowadays, the field of wet shaving razors system is dominated with interchangeable disposable blades that have pushed back the classic straight razor in a niche.

Razor for the change of heart

"A throwback can also be a step forward!" Can you melt in this aphorism thoroughly once on the tongue, a whole new view of the world revealed. What is commonly referred to as progress, often ends in a self-alienation of people and it increasingly removed from the actual core of things. A return to traditional values ​​can mean a turning point here. The handle to the classic razor can therefore be a sign against the hectic zeitgeist. "Man" takes a break, observed a decelerated care pause that belongs only to him and his well-being. A ritual of the senses.

Redefined masculinity

The effects of the so-called progress on the prevailing image of men subject to the zeitgeist. It is not so long ago that the urban metrosexual man seemed to belong to the future. Masculinity was out and was rated as a relic of a macho society. This section of the society dictates tends fortunately to an end. To be a man, with all the associated male attributes, is socially acceptable again.

The new "characteristicum masculine"

The most striking indicator of this development is the new trend for beard. The beard as the epitome of modern masculinity. Actors, musicians and men's models wear their beards as a shield against the growing androgyny of the urban man. In particular, the three-day beard is a symbol of adventure and individuality. The carrier signals: I'm a man and in the urban jungle as much at home as in the wild! Coupled with this "back to the roots" feeling is the desire for a well-groomed appearance. But make personal style with just any system shaver? Inconceivable! From the complete shave up to the precise contouring and shaving of a quality razor delivers the best results. Experience the moment of shaving as a counterpoint to the hectic life. In which the visual and tactile aesthetics of shaving brush and razor determine an oasis the charm of the moment. Treat yourself to this stylish spa break for the care of your manhood.

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  • Razor single
  • Straight Razor for...

    As it was previously called so beautiful in advertising? Needs three things the man: fire, whistle ... we do not need to mention the rest, the slogan should be well known. We asked ourselves, what a man needs today, and this old advertising wisdom missed a contemporary update. The times in which the male personal care was limited to the washing of the horse trough, are finally over. The Wild West is cultured and the modern cowboys herding equity fund instead of cows. But at the same place for a return to traditional values ​​instead: Noble chronograph instead of quartz and leather instead of nylon.

    The same is true for shaving. Here the trend was until recently observed for saving time: A growing number of blades in the changing minds of system shaver promised ever faster shave - from Mach 2 was Mach 3 and 4 and so on. By the way: Did you know that "Do" is the measure of the speed of sound? Fortunately, this speed mania is now slowed down from the counter-trend of deceleration. It feels good to get a little more Zen in their own lives, and to experience things deliberately. To shave, this means: Fast shaving was yesterday, today is Thoughtful Grooming the benchmark. Care of body and mind as inseparable symbiosis. Sounds good, see? Then we have the right equipment for your personal speed change.

    As already mentioned: Three things man needs ... Our Razor Starter Set consists of a high-quality handmade razor handgesiedeter shaving soap and a shaving brush also handcrafted with genuine badger hair. You will have noticed: In the last sentence appeared the word "hand" disproportionately on. This is because we put the main focus on the manual production of our products. Quality means to us: From the hands of our professionals right in your hand. In the manufacture of razor blades in our manufactory Japanese carbon steels come with a hardness of up to 64 Rockwell used. Maximum hardness is the basic prerequisite for maximum sharpness. exist depending on the model handles made of fine wood or durable plastic, because: The life of a good razor is calculated not in years but in generations.

    Of course, come for our shaving only badger hair question. They have the ideal consistency for pitching and distributing a creamy and fine-pored shaving cream. When shaving we opted for a modern variant, because it is energy efficient and resource-saving. For Serving the foam no shell is required - you can work with the shaving brush directly in the can. After shaving is screwed back onto the box just the lid. The remaining foam residue regress and can be used in the next shave. Traditional shaving on the amount of time: AP Donovan makes it possible.

  • Straight razor sets
    A good razor recognized by the fact that it lasts a lifetime. For this purpose, it must also be well maintained and well treated. Our sets include a strop which is used for stropping the blade before shaving. For safe storage, we supply the H. P. Donovan Razor always a decorative and useful wooden box. The basic equipment is one of the pure badger shaving brush and a good shaving soap plant-based.
  • Straight Razor with...
  • Scissors

    They are tired, let every six to eight weeks a pretty penny at the hairdresser? And this refers to not only the exorbitant prices of self-proclaimed celebrity hairdressers. The costs for the regular visit to the Cut & Go Barber add up over time. From the quality of such Oops Hopp deals to mention. Therefore, more and more people are thinking about the time-honored Do-it-yourself method and copy for their own scissors. On the Internet there are countless videos that give instructions for the DIY haircut. This trend fits perfectly with the widespread desire to live our life the feeling of back-to-the-roots back more. It is not so long ago, there was a good hair cutting scissors a fixture of every household.

  • Safety Razor
  • Straight razor...
    If you already shave in a traditional way, then properly. This includes the foaming of shaving with a classic shaving brush. The razor should naturally be deducted at a befitting leather straps. After shaving even a little oil on the blade and finished shaving. Here you will find the necessary accessories to perform the shave properly.
  • shaving Accessories