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Even the blind can see....

Jaco Grobler

Even the blind can see....

I recently met this very cool couple Douw and Briony, they are both blind and live in a flat in Roodepoort. Apart from being two amazing individuals, they are keen Zero Wasters, in other words they are adapting their lifestyle to generate less waste, live cleaner, and aim to develop wiser consumer behaviour. They buy products as natural as possible, and are also trying to buy plastic free or unpackaged. Douw has been surfing the net (how does he even do that being blind!) looking for ways to green-up his grooming routine and came across our website. After a bit...


Razor blade disposal

Jaco Grobler

Razor blade disposal

What you got to love about safety razors is the fact that they are environmentally friendly; you'll only need a shoe box full of blades to last you 50 years and they contain no non recyclable plastic bits! Spending a few bob to fill up a box of blades makes lots of sense, it saves you loads of money, takes up very little space and gives you the peace of mind that you will be knocking out cool shaves for years while others will be looting stores or scraping beard off their chins with old food tins found in landfill!...


Lather staying power

Jaco Grobler

Lather staying power

When you get into classic wet shaving you will learn about certain terms not quite beknown to you, one such concept is the 'staying power of lather'. This is quite important as traditional wet shaving can become a lengthy affair if you fall in love with to-die-for shaves. My face likes a single pass with the grain on my cheeks, and a single pass across the grain in my neck, but some guys like a 3 pass shave; with, across and against the grain on all parts of their face to get a BBS (Baby butt smooth) shave. Those guys lather up...


Is fênsie lyfseep vir my?

Jaco Grobler

Is fênsie lyfseep vir my?

Definitief. Kom ek verduidelik, want in SA praat mans nie 'lyfseep' om die braaivleisvuur nie; met ander woorde as ek jou nie gaan vertel nie is die kanse goed dat jy nooit 'n opinie daaroor gaan hoor nie, boonop weet jou vrou ook mos bôggerol. Jare lank het ek die goed gekoop waarmee ons groot geword het, Lux, 'no-name brands' Palmolive en later Dove, in die 90's begin die maatskappye met die 'shower gels' of vloeibare seep en dit word toe net die ding. Jaar in en jaar uit ondervind ek dieselfde ding, normale vel in die somer, en 'n...


Your best set of wheels

Jaco Grobler

Your best set of wheels

Ever had a vehicle or two that you will never forget, they brought a smile to your face and a feeling of sprightlyness whenever you turned on the ignition or looked at it ? Mine were a Land Rover Discovery 3, a pre-70's Land Cruiser shorty and a specific Suzuki Katana of the few bikes I owned. For those of you who have not tried classic wet shaving; that special ride IS classic wet shaving, all the other ho-hum cars that you hardly remember are cartridge razors, gel in a can and disposable razors. No matter how much you read about...