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Zero-Waste Shaving - It's Easier Than you Think!

Zero-Waste Shaving - It's Easier Than you Think!

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

I started my war on plastic waste, as many do, in my washroom. I was shocked by how many plastic bottles, wrappers, and shaving cartridges I went through in a month. I knew something needed to change, but I didn’t want to sacrifice my grooming routine and I didn’t want...
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The Shavette: Training Straight Razor or Beard Trimming Tool?

The Shavette: Training Straight Razor or Beard Trimming Tool?

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

Both. The answer is both. Shavettes are interesting tools. For decades barbers have stayed away from using traditional straight razors for health reasons, so the shavette was created and quickly gained popularity as a tool of the trade. A shavette is essentially a straight razor that uses half of a...
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Safety Razors: The Economical and Ecological Way to Shave

Safety Razors: The Economical and Ecological Way to Shave

by Nathan Harley Gareau 3 min read

There are many reasons for folks to switch to shaving with a single-blade safety razor: It’s more enjoyable, the results are better, it’s cooler, the list goes on. While I personally relate to all of those reasons, there are by far two much larger ones:  shaving this way saves you a...
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How to Buy a Straight Razor Part 2: German v.s. French v.s. American

How to Buy a Straight Razor Part 2: German v.s. French v.s. American

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

With the overwhelming popularity of straight razors in the modern day, so many new and old manufacturers are popping up, and it can be difficult to make a decision on which one to buy your blade from. At Kent of Inglewood we only sell straight razor brands that we truly...
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How to Shave ➤

Zero-Waste Shaving - It's Easier Than you Think!

Zero-Waste Shaving - It's Easier Than you Think!

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

I started my war on plastic waste, as many do, in my washroom. I was shocked by how many plastic...
Read More
The Shavette: Training Straight Razor or Beard Trimming Tool?

The Shavette: Training Straight Razor or Beard Trimming Tool?

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

Both. The answer is both. Shavettes are interesting tools. For decades barbers have stayed away from using traditional straight razors...
Read More
Safety Razors: The Economical and Ecological Way to Shave

Safety Razors: The Economical and Ecological Way to Shave

by Nathan Harley Gareau 3 min read

There are many reasons for folks to switch to shaving with a single-blade safety razor: It’s more enjoyable, the results are...
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Straight Razors ➤

The Shavette: Training Straight Razor or Beard Trimming Tool?

The Shavette: Training Straight Razor or Beard Trimming Tool?

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

Both. The answer is both. Shavettes are interesting tools. For decades barbers have stayed away from using traditional straight razors...
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How to Buy a Straight Razor Part 2: German v.s. French v.s. American

How to Buy a Straight Razor Part 2: German v.s. French v.s. American

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

With the overwhelming popularity of straight razors in the modern day, so many new and old manufacturers are popping up,...
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How to Hone/ Sharpen Your Straight Razor by Hand

How to Hone/ Sharpen Your Straight Razor by Hand

by Nathan Gareau 13 min read

You know what’s cooler than shaving with a straight razor? The sense of accomplishment you get after having shaved with...
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Beard Care ➤

How to Line Up Your Beard with a Safety Razor

How to Line Up Your Beard with a Safety Razor

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

Like many folks, I grew my first beard during a 2020 lockdown. What can I say, since no one was...
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How Do I Make My Beard Grow? 5 Myths (and 5 Real Tips!) about Growing Your Beard

How Do I Make My Beard Grow? 5 Myths (and 5 Real Tips!) about Growing Your Beard

by Leigh Johnson 4 min read

Anyone who has had a beard for a long time knows how much time and work goes into keeping it...
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Minimalist Beard Care: The Lazy-Man's Guide to Great Facial Hair

Minimalist Beard Care: The Lazy-Man's Guide to Great Facial Hair

by Chris Lord 3 min read

Not everyone is going to fuss over their beard like a prize-winning Pomeranian; lots of guys do, but I admit...
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Axes & Outdoors ➤

Axe Throwing: How it Started and Which Axes to Throw

Axe Throwing: How it Started and Which Axes to Throw

by Sean Coutts 4 min read

Whether you’re trying to keep your homestead warm during the winter, cooking while enjoying our breathtaking wilderness, or sinking a...
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Silky Saws, the Only Saw You Need

Silky Saws, the Only Saw You Need

by Tiffany Wight 3 min read

Cutting wood for the winter months has been a fall tradition in my house for a few years now.  We...
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The Kent of Inglewood guide to caring for Your Axe

The Kent of Inglewood guide to caring for Your Axe

by Adam Zarycki 3 min read

Abraham Lincoln once said “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four...
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Partner Profiles ➤

Partner Profile: Persons of Interest

Partner Profile: Persons of Interest

by Nathan Gareau 3 min read

Persons of Interest is the passion project of Dino Caracciolo, owner and designer of Crown Shaving Co. and 4th generation...
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Partner Profile: An Interview with Edward Bodenham of Floris.

Partner Profile: An Interview with Edward Bodenham of Floris.

by Nathan Gareau 6 min read

British Family Perfumers Since 1730, Floris has been providing uncompromising fragrances for stylish generations over 9 generations of family ownership....
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