How Long Do Shaving Bumps Last: Duration and Treatment Insights
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How Long Do Shaving Bumps Last: Duration and Treatment Insights

Shaving bumps, also known as pseudofolliculitis barbae, are a common annoyance for men who shave their beards. These small, inflamed bumps can occur when coarse hair curls back into the skin, causing irritation. If you have sensitive skin or particularly coarse hair, you may find that these bumps are a recurring issue after shaving. To…

How Much Bacteria is in a Man’s Beard? (A Gross Microbial Universe)

How Much Bacteria is in a Man’s Beard? (A Gross Microbial Universe)

Beards have been a popular fashion statement for men in recent years, and their cleanliness has been a topic of much debate. While many argue that beards are unsanitary and full of germs, others claim that they are not significantly dirtier than other body parts. Understanding the amount and type of bacteria present in a…

Can You Use Shaving Cream with an Electric Razor (And Why Would You?)
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Can You Use Shaving Cream with an Electric Razor (And Why Would You?)

The process of using an electric razor can be surprisingly different from what you’re used to if you’ve only shaved with a traditional disposable or cartridge razor – or even if you’re coming from a straight razor. When shaving with an electric razor, should you use shaving cream? It is not necessary to use shaving…

How Long Does It Take To Grow a Mustache? (With Practical Advice)

How Long Does It Take To Grow a Mustache? (With Practical Advice)

Ready to grow a mustache? Unfortunately, when the mustache mood strikes there isn’t an “EASY” button that will make you wake up to a fully styled mega ‘stache. However, most men don’t have to wait months to see some impressive growth on the upper lip. Most men can grow a short mustache in 30 days,…

Is It Better To Shave at Night or in the Morning? (With Pros and Cons)

Is It Better To Shave at Night or in the Morning? (With Pros and Cons)

If you’re looking for the best time to shave, there are two options that most guys default to: shaving at night or shaving in the morning. Is one better than the other? Shaving in the morning can provide a clean look throughout most of the day, while shaving at night can help those with more…

Why Do Razors Go Blunt or Dull So Quickly? (Plus How to Stop It!)

Why Do Razors Go Blunt or Dull So Quickly? (Plus How to Stop It!)

Daily shavers may notice that after less than a week with a new razor that their blade becomes so dull that it leaves nicks across their face. By understanding how a blade loses its sharpness, you may be able to keep it longer while, at the same time, stopping ugly scratches on your face. Razor…

3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Electric Razor Blades (+ How-Tos)

3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Electric Razor Blades (+ How-Tos)

Every time you shave, your razor communicates with you. Sometimes it’s happy and gives you a close shave. Other times it’s crying for help, and your skin may suffer. Is it time to replace your electric razor blades? On average, the blades on electric razors should be replaced every 12 months. The frequency can vary…

10 Proven Ways to Naturally Darken Your Beard (Without Harsh Dyes)

10 Proven Ways to Naturally Darken Your Beard (Without Harsh Dyes)

The hair on your head is dark brown, and you wish your beard matched. Is there a way to darken your beard hair without using toxic chemical dyes? There are plant-based natural options for darkening your beard, such as henna, gooseberry, coffee, cocoa, tea, black walnut, and sage. Oils, like mustard seed, can make your…

Old Spice Original Vs Classic (Don’t Be Fooled by the Knockoffs!)

Old Spice Original Vs Classic (Don’t Be Fooled by the Knockoffs!)

My first experience with Old Spice Original Aftershave came from my grandfather when I was just a little boy. He always had a bottle of that aftershave sitting on his bathroom sink, and I remember thinking that Old Spice just smelled like my grandfather. I still use Old Spice from time to time after shaving,…