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Shaving gel is a fairly new development: it was first created in the 1970s, and when it debuted, there weren’t too many options. There were one or two gels, and that was that. Like most popular products, though, market demands pushed manufacturers to create a range of choices, and there is now a wide selection […]Continue reading
Finding your favorite aftershave scent (or scents!) can take a while—there are a lot of options out there, and many of them are kind of mysterious until you experience them for yourself. So, to make things clearer, we’ll go over our favorite aftershaves (along with two of our picks for best smelling aftershave overall), and […]Continue reading
In the world of male grooming, there seems to be a tool for everything, and that’s a good thing: some tasks are pretty simple, but others require some precision, and taming and shaping a mustache is definitely one of those tasks. A lot of guys can get away with a big bushy beard, but a […]Continue reading
We almost never do this, because it’s lazy writing and poor form, but we’ll start this post with a definition from the dictionary: ”Hirsute: botany. Covered in long, stiff hair; shaggy. Example: ‘The hirsute man spent most of the afternoon shaving his back.'” That word, “hirsute,” describes a lot of us here at Rough and Tumble Gentleman, […]Continue reading
In the long history of shaving, shavettes—that is, disposable blade straight razors—are fairly new. And while they’re actually very popular—if you’ve ever been to a barber shop and gotten a shave, you’ve experienced a shavette—most guys don’t know too much about them. That’s a shame, because we think they’re fantastic, and there are a lot […]Continue reading