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May 27, 2011

 Hot Deal: $10 Off at Art of Shaving

From now until June 12, take $10 off of any purchase at Art of Shaving!

The minimum purchase to take advantage of this offer is only $10 (before shipping costs), so you don't have to spend a lot to save 10 bucks.

Check it out here: Art of Shaving Deal

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May 26, 2011

 Hot Deal: 48% Off on Panasonic ES8109S Vortex Wet/Dry Shaver

 Right now, the Panasonic ES8109S Vortex Wet/Dry Shaver with Nano Technology and HydraClean System is almost half price!

Regularly $179.99, this electric razor is just $93.95, a savings of 48%!

"The Panasonic ES8109S Vortex Arc 3 Wet/Dry Shaver with Nanotech Blades and HydraClean uses a pivoting head, a linear motor, and other new technologies to give you an outstandingly close and comfortable shave. The ES8109S's linear motor achieves an astounding 13,000 revolutions per minute. Even the thickest beards are no match for this shaver, and you'll experience a frictionless shave with less pulling and irritation."

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May 26, 2011

 Great Moustaches from MLB

 From Bleacher Report:

"While many players have succeeded in leaving their mark and cementing their legendary status, still others made their mark on the game in other ways--through their appearance.

In terms of facial hair, there have been many styles sported by ballplayers through the generations, earning nicknames for some, and ridicule for others."

Check out all 50 of the Greatest Mustaches in MLB History

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May 25, 2011

 Photo Contest: How Do You Get Your Edge?

 Edge Shave Gel is giving away $100 gift cards every week, and a chance to win a $1500 gift card package, simply for uploading your photos:

"Life is always throwing new challenges at you. Edge® Shave Gel helps get you prepared for the start of each day. From surfing the North Shore to nailing that presentation you've been working on, show us what motivates you or helps you get your edge to get a chance to win great prizes."

Enter the Edge contest here: Faces of Edge

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May 24, 2011

 Pacific Shaving Company Turns Budweiser Campaign on its Head


Inspired by Budweiser's "Grow One, Save a Million" campaign which asks guys to save water by not shaving, Pacific Shaving Company is asking beer drinkers across America to help save an additional one million gallons of water by drinking two fewer beers a week between now and World Environment Day (June 5).

In 2009, the leading global brewer sold more than 10 billion gallons of beer, of which water is a key ingredient. Pacific Shaving's just-formed Clean Cut, Clean Living initiative encourages consumers to get involved and save roughly 24 ounces of water each week by simply having a couple less cold ones.

Pacific Shaving understands that most of us need to shave every day. But the happy hour beer is optional. Consumers can visit Pacific Shaving's Facebook page to make the pledge and share the program with Facebook friends. For every pledge made between now and June 5th, the company will plant a tree. So let's each do our part to minimize the approximately 27 million gallons of water used each day in the brewing process by passing on the casual beer between now and World Environment Day.

When it comes to shaving, you can also do your part in conserving water by shaving at the sink and turning the faucet off. When it comes to the environment, Pacific Shaving Company is proud of the fact its line of natural, safe and eco-friendly shaving essentials is manufactured in the USA and uses minimal packaging. The company also works with Trees for the Future to plant a tree for every purchase.

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May 23, 2011

 Turkish Politics, by the Moustache

 Does your moustache broadcast your political affiliation? Evidently it does in Turkey:

"Leaning back into a maroon barber's chair, its dark leather cracked with age, Onur Karadogan flips through a dusty catalogue of moustache styles.

"An Islamist will ask for this one," he said, pointing to a neatly trimmed, almond-shaped example, bringing two fingers together to illustrate the two millimeters of space that the Koran deems must exist between the end of the upper lip and the beginning of the whiskers.

"These ones," he said, upon reaching a brittle page covered in images of dark-haired men with thick, walrus-style moustache of the Marx variety, "are more for the leftists."

In his 16 years of experience as a barber, Karadogan has become an expert at shaping these bushy declarations. Men don't wear their politics on their sleeve here, they write them across their upper lip."

I wonder what facial hair political classifications we could make here in the U.S.?

Read the rest: Turkey: The politics of facial hair

Image: laszlo-photo at Flickr

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 Stray Hairs = Stray Thoughts

 There's science, and then there's weird science.

"There is a similarity between unwanted intrusive thoughts and unwanted intrusive facial hair.

Recent research from the All-Bulgaria Agricultural College (Organic) in the former Wandsworth, proves conclusively that the two phenomena are not merely similar, but fundamentally interconnected. And interestingly, the causal sequence can operate in either direction.

An increase in hair production on the end of one's nose or ear can produce an automatic negative cognition. Equally, a negative automatic thought can produce an immediate increase in hair growth on the outer surface at the tip of the nose or on the pinna."

Check it out: What is this I don't even (facial hair edition)

Image: knottyboy at Flickr

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May 20, 2011

 Grow a Beer(d), Save Water

Budweiser wants you to "Grow one. Save a million." A beard, that is, and the million is gallons of water.

Head over to the Budweiser Facebook page to find out more. (And ask them who uses 5 gallons of water per shave!)

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May 19, 2011

 Hot Deal: 43% off Mangroomer Electric Back Hair Shaver

 Just in time for shirts vs skins ball games, summer BBQs, and sunbathing, the Mangroomer Do-It-Yourself Electric Back Hair Shaver is on sale for a whopping 43% off of the regular price: $22.72!

Less than 23 bucks for one of the hottest grooming gadgets around... You can't beat that with a stick, as they say.

The coolest thing about the Mangroomer is, it helps even the least coordinated guy to take care of the hair back there, without bribing someone to do it for him:

The Mangroomer Do-It-Yourself Electric Back Shaver is absolutely the best way to get rid of unwanted back hair. This one-of-a-kind device features a large 1.5-inch blade that enables you to shave larger areas of your back with ease.

The Mangroomer's cutting-edge blade design delivers extremely close and smooth results without the potential of ingrown hairs that are commonly caused by straight edge and foil shavers. And with the unique patent-pending design, the Mangroomer opens to a staggering 135-degrees so you can reach all areas of your back from different angles with ease.

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May 18, 2011

 Review: Kid Glove Hydrating Gel Aftershave


One of my pet peeves about shaving products is the number of choices that are overly oily. I don't care to have anything greasy feeling on my skin right after I shower and shave, so I'm always on the lookout for oil-free options. My most recent find is

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