Kenton Sorenson introduces travel gear for your classic shaving brush, a leather roll featuring Sorenson’s signature wrap-around leather-cord closure. This piece is made of waxed thick 5 ounce natural leather and will mature just like your other Sorenson travel equipment. Buy one here.
The Art of Shaving added a new collection recently to The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave. The OCEAN KELP. Light Aromatic Essential Oils have been carefully selected to create a clean, masculine aroma. A 100 percent Pure Essential Oil blend designed by The Art of Shaving Co-Founder, Myriam Zaoui, has uplifting top notes of citrus fruits blended with notes of bitter Neroli and herbaceous Lavender, under toned with camphoraceous Rosemary and Green Leaf aroma of Petit Grain. The Art of Shaving Straight Razors are handcrafted by Thiers-Issard, a prestigious French razor maker since 1884. The carbon steel blade is hollow ground to deliver a more comfortable shave and provide the sharpest edge. Upon purchase of a Straight Razor, The Art of Shaving offers a complimentary guide on how to use and maintain the razor at home.
The Art of Shaving manufactures and handcrafts each shaving brush using only the finest badger hair available. All of our brush handles are designed for elegance and durability, as well as for their comfortable shape. The Art of Shaving shaving brushes generate a rich and warm lather, softens & lifts the beard, help release trapped hairs, bring sufficient water to the skin and gently exfoliate. Our shaving stands are ideal for drying the brush and maintaining it in between each use.
Now’s the time to try Baxter, a leading brand in men’s grooming. For a limited time, buy their exclusive “Best of Baxter” travel kit ($25) and The Motley will throw in a $25 gift credit to The Motley – good to spend on anything in the store during your next visit. The kit contains your grooming essentials:Daily Face Wash, Super Close Shave Formula, Daily Protein Shampoo and Oil-Free Moisturizer. Its basically free!
The Portland General Store carries a few different brushes used for shaving. Here are the descriptions of each brush, smallest to largest. Purchase them here.
Liberty Brush (Smallest) "Perfect for the traveling man, the LIBERTY is our smallest brush, but it’s pure luxury. Handmade in England with pure badger bristle—the finest for a wet shave—and a lathe-turned handle of faux ivory. The LIBERTY is named in honor of our favorite vintage tool shop, Liberty Tool, a historic building chock-full of tools in tiny Liberty, Maine (pop. 903). PGS brushes are perfect for use with our WHISKEY Old-Fashioned Wet Shave Soap or RACER Shave Cream. "
Old Port Brush (Medium) "The OLD PORT is our medium-sized brush version, ready for daily use. This luxurious brush is handmade in England with pure badger bristle and a lathe-turned handle of faux ivory. The OLD PORT is named in honor of the thriving seaport city of Portland, Maine that’s home to Portland General Store. PGS brushes are perfect for use with our WHISKEY Old-Fashioned Wet Shave Soap or RACER Shave Cream."
Percival Brush (Largest) "For the wet shave enthusiast who loves the feel of the finest, most lush brushes. The PERCIVAL is our most luxurious brush, handmade in England with the softest “super” badger bristle, and a lathe-turned handle of faux ivory. Our largest brush is named to honor Percival P. Baxter, a one- time governor of Maine who protected thousands of acres around the peak of Mount Katahdin, the highest mountain in Maine, in the early 1930s. PGS brushes are perfect for use with our WHISKEY Old-Fashioned Wet Shave Soap or RACER Shave Cream. "