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Royal Traditions and British Excellence

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Millions of people around the world watched today as Prince William and Kate Middleton were married in a ceremony steeped in British tradition. The guests in Westminster Abbey were all dressed impeccably in their formal attire. Perhaps the groom used D.R. Harris or Truefitt & Hill in order to look his best? In order to go along with the mass media coverage of the day, this article takes a look at British traditions, but also how the Royal Family has influenced shaving history in the United Kingdom.

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The Details on Cleansing

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Cleansing is the most overlooked aspect of a man’s skin care routine. Cleansers are the bread and butter of the cleansing routine.  Its cornerstone. Its foundation. Its bedrock.  Coupled with a moisturizer, they are the one-two punch of the whole skin care routine.  If cleansing in general is the most overlooked aspect of a man’s skin care routine, than a cleanser is the most overlooked product. This article goes into detail about the different products make up the cleansing phase. 

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A Primer on Men's Skin Care

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Let’s face it (no pun intended): men take horrible care of their complexion.  Our mug is the first thing that people see.  It is their first impression of us.  It is an outward reflection of who we are and what we want to be. So why is it our female counterparts spend so much time on their face?  Why do the women in our lives spend hundreds of dollars a year in cosmetics?  What’s with all of the soaps and creams and sticks and tubes and bottles and…stuff? It’s because they get it. 

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Hone Basics: Natural vs. Synthetics

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There was a time when men did not rely on disposable razors and blades.  When a man bought a razor, once it became dull, it was the job of someone to resharpen it.  Most often than not the razor was taken to a barber, but sometimes the owners themselves would do the sharpening with a hone.  There are primarily two varieties of hones that can be purchased today: natural and synthetic hones. This article provides a brief introduction to the types and their advantages. 

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Wet Shaving While Traveling

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Just because you are away from the comforts of home does not mean that you have to go without an enjoyable shave. Despite the minor inconveniences of airport security or lack of space in your suitcase, there are many popular traditional shaving products that are either designed for travel or have sturdy and compact packaging that make them smart choices. This article offers some tips and suggestions on traveling with your favorite wet shaving gear.

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