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    Amazing discounts at above the tie

    Check out the great deals at above the tie. Their new Windsor Pro SS is just $99. And Windsor and Classic with huge discounts!!
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    [REVIEW] The Rockwell 6S....Dressed-up In a Black Tux!

    Hey Guys, As some of you may already know, I’m a huge fan of Rockwell razors. I have had all their models (except the R1) and the 6S remains my favourite razor of all time in terms of overall looks, efficiency, comfort (and customer service). Here is my original 6S review...
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    Does the Fatip piccolo special edition come with the "testina gentile" base plate?

    I'm considering this razor. Am I correct in that it comes with the standard OC and the testina gentile plates? Or are there other heads in not familiar with?
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    Institut Karite shave soap, Shea butter??

    For all you hard soap fans... The IK soap packaging boasts 25% shea butter cream and yet the ingredients list has no mention of shea butter! Any thoughts on what this could mean? Is there zero shea butter in the soap?
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    Any notable shaving products in Luxembourg?

    We may be going for a visit soon and I'm wondering if anything decent is available there?
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    Review: Yaqi Razors, multi-colour handles & razor stands...

    Just a quick review of some razors, handles and stands I got in my last order from Yaqi. For a detailed review of the various razors heads Yaqi offers, please check out my last review: Reviewing the new line of Yaqi razors (and stands) -...
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    Some more Yaqi brushes reviewed (including Panda and Mink)...

    This will be my last purchase/review as we are going to travel for 4 months to stay with relatives. As always, my hope is that my reviews help others to decide on which Yaqi brush may be suitable for them. Shedding: Out of the several brushes in this order, only one brush shed a little, the...
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    Reviewing the new line of Yaqi razors (and stands)

    I was placing an order for a few more Yaqi shaving brushes and noticed they released an entire range of new razors. I already have several Yaqi razors and really like them. They are great value for money and I have given away several in starter kits to a few of my relatives and close friends...
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    Yaqi brushes galore! Some more reviews...

    Hey Gents, I’m back after a long break, been very busy with my baby daughter and life in general. I purchased a bunch more Yaqi brushes and as usual, wanted to share my thoughts on the forum. My order is of several synthetic brushes and a couple of badger brushes. Shedding: No brush has shed at...
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    Rockwell Razors (6S/6C): A Three Year Follow-up Review...

    Hello Gents, I’ve been using the Rockwell 6S as my main razor for over 3 years now so thought I’d post a follow-up on my original reviews. Here is my original 6S review: Rockwell Razor Club My 6S and 6C review: Rockwell 6S(stainless) and the 6C (chrome) The 6C is my permanent travel kit...
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    What's the difference between a bath soap and pre-shave soap?

    Shaving soap of course has properties that are very different to bath soap but I'm wondering what the difference between bath soap and pre shave soap is? I assume pre shave soaps are also used to cleanse the skin of dirt/oil/dead skin etc so I don't quite understand the difference.
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    A Review Of The Rockwell Model T

    I received my highly anticipated Rockwell Model T (“MT”) a couple of weeks ago. The packaging and presentation is lovely! It's a really nice touch to send the razor in the very nice presentation box. The razor comes with 5 Rockwell blades and a really nice leather sheath to for travel. I am...
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    Yaqi Ferrari Synthetic Brushes reviewed...

    Hi Gents, This is a review for the recently released Yaqi “Ferrari” synthetic brushes and the Easter Egg brush. Brush Pics: Shedding: No brush has shed at all. I didn’t lose even one fibre from any of these brushes. Softness: The tips are very soft and similar to other synthetic...
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    A Few More Yaqi Badger Brushes For Me To Enjoy :)

    Intro: A few more Yaqi badger brushes arrived in my den from a recent order via aliexpress. The order arrived in 15 days, fully tracked. I’ve had these brushes for several weeks but haven’t had the chance to write a review as I’ve been very busy with my baby daughter. This review is for the...
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    The LEAF Razor, Reviewed...

    I received my Leaf razor a couple of week ago and this thing is a truly innovative design! We often look at slight changes in blade gap, exposure etc and claim an innovative design…and they are! But this razor takes innovation to the next level. The blade loading tray is genius, it's...
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    Yaqi Heavy Metal brush range & Razor/Brush stand reviewed...

    Intro: A couple of months ago, I had ordered a few synthetics and decided to add one of their heavy metal handle brushes to try. Well, I had absolutely loved it from the moment I held it! Here’s the review if you missed it: Yaqi brushes...the review series continues!! I then decided I really...
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    Improve your skin condition...Improve your shave! (Turning "pre-shave" on it's head)

    Hi gents, I've really wanted to share this on here... So, it was a brutal start to the winter season back in Nov. Very cold and very dry air! My wife pulled out all her moisturizing lotions and applied daily...especially on her face. I thought to myself: "I don't need any of that!...after...
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    Yaqi brushes...the review series continues!!

    It’s me…I’m back to bring you another review of Yaqi brushes. This has become a costly hobby but hey, I’ve come this far, may as well try to get ‘em all!! Ordered from aliexpress, the parcel arrived in 12 days to India. No hassles as usual. My order of 6 brushes arrived with 5 synthetics and 1...
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    When a vendor has your back (Maggards)!!

    Just a quick post to share my wonderful experience with maggard razors... I purchased two SS hexagonal handles for my Rockwell razor heads but unfortunately, the head sits as a slight slant on the handle. The threads are smooth and the head tightens fine but there is a slant to the head. I...
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    My first DS Cosmetic brushes reviewed!!

    Hello Gents, I’m back with another review. It’s been a while as I had given a break to my brush orders but I was very excited to try out some DS Cosmetic brushes, which have arrived. As usual, my ordering destination was Aliexpress. It was a smooth process and the parcel was fully tracked. My...
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