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News, views and information from the team at King of Shaves...

EcoPlans mean fewer polluting deliveries...

Less vans with our EcoPlans

August 13, 2019 2 min read

Introducing King of Shaves EcoPlans with all the cost benefits of a subscription yet kinder to the environment as there is just one delivery...
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Will King, founder of King of Shaves

Welcome to our new online store!

August 12, 2019 1 min read

Writing this in 2019, I can’t believe it’s 20 years since we first started selling King of Shaves online, in 1999 – as the internet was really starting to take off!
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New Card Boxes for all King of Shaves Shaving Oils

New Card Boxes for our Shave Oils

November 15, 2018 1 min read

We have recently replaced the plastic packs used on our three Shave Oils with FSC certified cardboard cartons (so the card is responsibly sourced)...
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The interface on your face

The interface on your face

March 12, 2018 2 min read

The most vital element of any shave is what comes between the razor and your skin. You could have the world’s finest razor. But if you use an inferior gel or foam, you won’t get the shave you deserve...

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What King of Shaves stands for

What King of Shaves stands for

February 22, 2018 2 min read

Humans are creatures of habit. We get comfortable with the stuff we do, and we are not particularly experimental. But wait a minute. Maybe there’s a way of doing what you’ve always done... but doing it better? And “yes” we are talking about shaving...

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The history of King of Shaves

The history of King of Shaves

February 06, 2018 2 min read

Hang out the bunting, start planning the street party. Everyone loves a right royal knees-up and 2018 marks the Silver Jubilee of King of Shaves...
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Seeing is believing...

Seeing is believing...

January 23, 2018 2 min read

You wouldn’t choose to chop vegetables with your eyes shut. You wouldn’t drive off at night without using your headlights. So why would you shave with your face obscured by lather?

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Eco-Friendly Shaving

Eco-Friendly Shaving

January 05, 2018 2 min read

We are really pleased to have more eco-friendly packaging that does less harm to the environment however we are also asking that you dispose of it in the right way...
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Three steps to a great shave...

Three steps to a great shave...

November 16, 2017 3 min read

There are just three steps to a great shave, and it will take just two minutes to read them and your reward will be one smooth and irritation-free face...
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New King of Shaves online store for USA

New King of Shaves online store for USA

October 04, 2017 1 min read

Our new dedicated King of Shaves online store for the USA is now open with US dollar pricing, local USPS shipping and free delivery on orders over US$30...
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Proper pre-shave preparation needs more than just a splash of water

Proper pre-shave preparation needs more than just a splash of water

September 28, 2017 3 min read

Often preparation can seem dull and boring. However, as with DIY, a small investment in preparation can reap some big benefits when you shave...
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Waste not, want not and the rise of the smart shopper

Waste not, want not and the rise of the smart shopper

September 14, 2017 2 min read

We know we’re not the cheapest products you can buy however we are confident we rank right up there in terms of value for money especially when you just use the amount of product you actually need...
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Why should you use a moisturiser after shaving? Let alone one with an SPF...

Why should you use a moisturiser after shaving? Let alone one with an SPF...

August 23, 2017 2 min read

Even on a cloudy day your skin is exposed to UV and this is one of the main causes of premature skin ageing. Using a moisturiser with an SPF after you have shaved provides extra protection for your skin whilst starts its natural recovery process...
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Shave Gel vs Foam

Shave Gel vs Foam

June 02, 2017 3 min read

If you are a canned shave foam or gel user, the sense of satisfaction of cutting through the lofty foam with your razor, has probably shaped your male grooming routine, but not always for the better...
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Natural ingredients in shaving & skincare

Natural ingredients in shaving & skincare

March 21, 2017 3 min read

The vegan-friendly, natural ingredients in King of Shaves products can help fight rashes, wrinkles acne (and even scars) and will leave your skin feeling its best...
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Hitting the slopes? Use protection...

Hitting the slopes? Use protection...

February 03, 2017 2 min read

If you’re going skiing this winter, you can expect your skin to take a battering. Our King of Shaves SPF15 Anti-Ageing Moisturiser is the perfect skincare solution...
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Fresh Face, Fresh Start

Fresh Face, Fresh Start

January 09, 2017 2 min read

Sometimes just a small change can have a big impact on our day-to-day outlook, even something as simple as a new look. Let us give you some inspiration...
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Get me a drink... and that’s your skin talking!

Get me a drink... and that’s your skin talking!

December 14, 2016 3 min read

The winter months can be especially tough on our skin and at times it will be virtually crying out for some hydration. So give it a helping hand and read our tips to keep it supple...
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Welcome to the new Beard Care range from King of Shaves

Welcome to our new Beard Care range

November 07, 2016 1 min read

You have always been able to care for your facial hair with King of Shaves. Our Shaving Oils make great Beard Oils and our Shave Gels can also be used as effective face washes. Now we are pleased to introduce our first dedicated Beard and Moustache Care range...
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Shave in the shower with our new Fog Free Mirror

Shave in the shower with our new Fog Free Mirror

October 28, 2016 1 min read

See where you are shaving even in the shower or bath! Our new Fog Free Mirror has a powerful twist-to-lock mounting sucker, 360° swivel arm for perfect positioning and a razor holder too...
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Introducing our new SPF15 Anti-Ageing Moisturiser

Introducing our new SPF15 Anti-Ageing Moisturiser

July 30, 2016 1 min read

King of Shaves new SPF15 Moisturiser with UVA / UVB filters will help protect your skin from the ageing effects of the sun whilst keeping it smooth and supple...
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King of Shaves is Made in Britain

King of Shaves is Made in Britain

July 27, 2016 2 min read

Although some people think King of Shaves is an American business, we are British and have been proudly making our shaving and skincare products here in Britain since 1993...
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King of Shaves Shave Oils make great Beard Oils too!

King of Shaves Shave Oils make great Beard Oils too!

March 19, 2016 1 min read

Our compact Shave Oils also makes a great Beard Oil too. They help prevent any unwanted itching or scratchy feeling and leave your beard with a healthy shine...
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Wash your face with a King of Shaves Shave Gel

Wash your face with a King of Shaves Shave Gel

February 16, 2016 1 min read

Our Shave Gels also make effective face washes. Simply wet your face in clean warm water, massage in some King of Shaves Shave Gel and then thoroughly rinse off afterwards...
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