My reviews

Just a set of quick links to the various reviews, pre-shave impressions and unboxings I’ve made so far of razors, brushes, soaps/creams and other things – or possible a list of stuff I need to get reviewed properly in the near future.

For convenience sake I’ve broken this page into sections; “Razors”, “Brushes”, “Soaps, Croaps and Creams”, “Aftershaves and Beard Stuff”, “Colognes, Scents, EdT and Perfumes”, and “Blades, odds and ends”.

Please keep in mind the principle of YMMV – just because I like or dislike something don’t mean your opinion will be the same.


Cadet TP-01 OC

Cadet TTO-11 OC

Cadet TTO-13

Ever-Ready 1914 SE (first review)

Feather Popular

GEM 1912 SE

GEM Micromatic Clug Pruf SE

Gillette “Khaki” Old Type (pre-shave impressions)

Gillette 1958 TV Special

Gillette Slim

Mergres Bling Adjustable

Merkur 25C OC

Merkur 39C Slant

Merkur 45C

Merkur 985CL OC

Merkur (most likely) Bakelite Slant

Parker 22R TTO

Pereira Shaving shavette

Phillips Philite razor

Racer razor

Schick “Lady Eversharp” Injector (first impressions)

Tatara Masamune (first impressions)

TGR razor (unboxing)

Wilkinson Classic

Yuma safety razor


Artisania Romera Manchurian Badger

Body Shop Syntetich

Omega #10048

Omega #50014

Semogue TSN 2012 LE

TGR brush (unboxing)

Turkish horsehair No6

Turkish horsehair No6 – new model

Turkish horsehair No7

Vie Long 13051M

Vie-Long 14033

Wilkinson Sword Badger

Soaps, Croaps and Creames

Arko Cool Mint Cream

Arko Shaving Stick

Asylum Shave Work’s tallow soaps

Bea Shaving Stick

Brutalt Bra Barbersåpe TSN SE “Norwegian Wood”

Aubrey Organics North Wood brushless cream

Col Conk’s Bay Rum Soap (old quick review)

Cold River Soap Works’ GLIDE “Morning Ghost” (further thoughts)

Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood Soap

Dalen d’Men Energetic Cream

Derby Lavender Cream

Derby Shaving Stick

Dr Selby Lavender Luxury Shaving Cream

Krampert’s Finest Bay Rum Acadian Spice Shaving Soap (initial impressions)

GzD Shaving Stick

Lea Shaving Stick

Mama Bear Awakening soap

Mama Bear Brazilian Coffee soap

Martin de Candre

Mike’s Natural Soap

Mike’s Natural Soap’s Shampoo Bar (for hair, not shaving)

Mitchel’s Wool Fat soap

Nivea Mild cream

Orange Essential Oil Shave Croap (used up before I could write a review)

Pereira Shaving Cream With Activated Charcoal

Prairie Creations KISS cream

Prairie Creations Walter Shaving Soap

Proraso Eucalyptus and Menthol Cream

Proraso Eucalyptus and Menthol Soap

RazoRock XXX Croap

Rise Brushless Shave Gel

TFS Bergamotto Neroli

Wet Shaving Products (pre-production sample)

Aftershaves and Beard Stuff

Asylum Shave Work Frankincense & Myrrh aftershave

Aubrey Men’s Stock North Wood Aftershave

BodyShop Maca Root Energetic Face Protection

Krampert’s Finest 80 Below

Krampert’s Finest Bay Rum

Krampert’s Finest Experimental Prototype Menthol

LEA after-shave balsam

Myrsol After Shave Formula K

Myrsol Agua Balsamico

Myrsol Agua De Limón

Proraso Liquid Cream After Shave

Proraso Wood and Spice

Big Red Beard Balm

Big Red Beard Oil

Big Red Moustache Wax

Big Red No7 Beard Comb

Scotch Porter Beard Balm

Thayers Original Witch Hazel w/Aloe Vera Astringent (used up before I could write a review)

Wet Shaving Products Matterhorn Beard Oil

Colognes, Scents, EdT and Perfumes

Gucci Guilty “Absolute pour homme”

Emporio Armani “Stronger With You”

Zadig & Voltaire – This is him! quick review

Blades, odds and ends

Asylum Shave Works Razor Pouch (first impressions)

BodyShop Hemp Hand Protector

Clarisonic Mia 2

Flying Eagle blades

Pereira Shaving bowl with brush rest

Shaving Buddy smartphone app (old version of app)

Shaving made easy (free, public domain ebook)

Tactile Turn Slider

Special Edition Taramundi knife (unpacking impressions)

TGR Shave Kit unboxing

Travel stick of alum

Turkish Copper Bowl

Yoresh scuttle

Zaza Super / Supreme Stainless Steel blades