Category Archives: Shave

A Tale of 3 Razors, part 3: The High End Shave Club

Chisel Shave Club wasn’t originally on my list for this series, but they should have been. While their competitors Dollar Shave Club and Harry’s have been focusing on undercutting expensive shaving cartridges you’ll find in the store, Chisel is carving out its place as a monthly box for wet-shaving, double-edge safety razor novices.
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A Tale of 3 Razors Part 2: Harry’s Shave Company

Try this: Go over to my Twitter page. After you’ve followed me, type “Harrys Shave” into the search bar. If you are in the same demographic as me, a promoted tweet from Gillette will launch, probably because Gillette is terrified of what companies like Harry’s are doing: Offering a better product cheaper and more conveniently. Rather than innovate or compete on pricing, they are investing in a campaign aimed at getting you to think yo udon’t spend much on razors so that you won’t consider a (potentially better) alternative. Just how good are these alternative brands? That’s what I decided out to find out in this three part series. a few weeks ago, I reviewed another company’s product and service that was designed to slash your razor budget, and now we’re back with part two: Harry’s Shave

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A Tale of 3 Razors Part 1: Dollar Shave Club

You’ve probably heard this pitch before: “You’re spending way to much on razor blades.” It’s probably true: Target carries my current razor blades, the Gillette Mach 3, at a price no better than $3 a cartridge. Costco carries bulk packs that bring that figure closer to $2 a cartridge.  No doubt, Gillette (and competitor Schick, for that matter) are making money hand over fist with their blades. Can we get a better deal? That’s what I set out to find out in this three part series. First up, the ever popular Dollar Shave Club. Continue reading A Tale of 3 Razors Part 1: Dollar Shave Club