Small batch essences, organic cotton face cloths, hand-crafted oil cleansers â€” with indie, artisanal products making major moves on the beauty industry, it was really only a matter of time before shaving got all fancy. And we don't mean 27 blade, ultra-performance, hydro-magic-gel-infused kind of fancy. No, we're talking about something a little more hipster: old school, dual-sided safety razors â€” you know, the kind your grandpa liked before they were cool. And cool they very much are, if the serious online fan following is anything indication.
As the article explains in more detail, it's no longer just about cost-savings, but also an art-form. If you're going to use one razor for decades, you want it to be something special.
See Why Your Grandfather's Razor is the New Shaving Trend
Old-school straight safety razors are making a major comeback.