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cookieduster

Member since May 16, 2013

About cookieduster

Writer for HTGAM. Live for the tache, die for the tache!

cookieduster (aka Shamus Lisben )

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Moustache & Blade - Episode 22: Interview with Nick Schraut | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade - Episode 22: Interview with Nick Schraut | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome to Episode 22 of Moustache & Blade!
We have a great episode for you today folks, something for everyone! We will be looking at bowl lathering vs face lathering, hearing from the Razor Queen, some more of Shaving Made Easy with Ryan and lastly, an interview with Nick Shaves!

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What is Moustache March | How to Grow a Moustache

What is Moustache March | How to Grow a Moustache

Movember has come and gone and we get it! Most of us were down for the cause and in solidarity we grew what at first seemed merely like an ironic little flavor savor reminiscent of something worn in the 70′s or 80′s…but then something magical happened. A ...

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Moustache & Blade - Episode 21: Interview With Neil Jagger & Wicked_Edge's Betelgeux

Moustache & Blade - Episode 21: Interview With Neil Jagger & Wicked_Edge's Betelgeux

Today we learn how to take a killer SOTD photo with Douglas and hear more from Ryan as he continues with his masterful reading of Shaving Made Easy and then the Razor Queen, Tiffany Pisarcik manages to rope down an interview with Neil Jagger of Edwin Jagger fame…and finally ...

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The Symmetry Open Comb Safety Razor

The Symmetry Open Comb Safety Razor

Available @http://howtogrowamoustachestore.com/products/the-symmetry-open-comb-safety-razor#

With the introduction of The Symmetry Open Comb Razor we now begin moving in a direction we at HTGAM are a little more comfortable with...new territory. (well, for us)

The Symmetry is a perfectly balanced, hefty, classic, open comb razor; beautifully chromed, engraved ...

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Manly Pastimes: Five Hobbies that Get You Outside | How to Grow a Moustache

Manly Pastimes: Five Hobbies that Get You Outside | How to Grow a Moustache

When the weather permits, there is nothing like getting outside and taking up a manly hobby. Getting outside lets you get some sun and fresh air, while a hobby will help you build your interests and knowledge in a particular area. Here are five hobbies that will take you outside ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast Episode 20:  Shaving Made Easy & Ryan’s Transmission of The Art | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast Episode 20: Shaving Made Easy & Ryan’s Transmission of The Art | How to Grow a Moustache

Well we made it to episode 20…woot! Today’s show is going to be a lot of fun and jam packed w/ info! We shall be getting tips and trick from our good buddy and straight razor honemeister, Lynn Abrams on dealing with PRESSURE. Douglas brings us another quick ...

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How To Load a Schick Repeater Injector Razor | Video Included

How To Load a Schick Repeater Injector Razor | Video Included

There is nothing sweeter than scoring a new Schick Repeater on your favorite auction site. In the history of the razor, I am not sure there is a more precise and substantial piece of gear to be found.
The issue becomes quite clear when you get your first vintage repeater ...

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Tips For Staying Warm When Stranded In Your Car | Incudes Vid & Infographic

Tips For Staying Warm When Stranded In Your Car | Incudes Vid & Infographic

Just a couple of weeks ago in Atlanta, Georgia an unexpected blast of cold weather, snow and ice hit the city causing a massive gridlock on major highways. Temperatures reached below freezing and many people were forced to spend the night in their cars. Even a bus full of children ...

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Notes From The Noob: Ryan Steven Green’s Wet Shaving Journal – Entries 20-27

Notes From The Noob: Ryan Steven Green’s Wet Shaving Journal – Entries 20-27

Post 20 As co-host of Moustache & Blade, I’ve had to get used to several new things in life. The main one, as you might imagine, is going from being the guy behind the lens, to the “talent.” I keep insisting that I’m not the guy that should be ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 19: Interview With The Women Superstars of The Wet Shaving World! | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 19: Interview With The Women Superstars of The Wet Shaving World! | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome to Episode 19 of Moustache & Blade and boy…I mean girl, you are in for quite a show!
It seemed like your ordinary everyday…day here at Moustache & Blade, thinking back now I guess there were a few warning signs that should have tipped us off from the start ...

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How a Manly Man Helps Around the House | How to Grow a Moustache

How a Manly Man Helps Around the House | How to Grow a Moustache

Congrats, you did it — you grew a moustache! Now you’re a manly man. You are ready to kill two stones with one bird. You are ready to bowl overhand. However, having a handsome new facial style doesn’t mean you can forgo your responsibilities around the house.
As the ...

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How to Shave with a Safety Razor | How to Grow a Moustache

How to Shave with a Safety Razor | How to Grow a Moustache

This is the first video in my Beginner Series about how to shave with a Safety Razor. Making the switch to a safety razor is a worthy investment that will not only save you lots of money over cartridge razors, but will give you superior shaves! I made the switch ...

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Teeth Whitening Tips For Guys Who Love Their Coffee and Cigars | How to Grow a Moustache

Teeth Whitening Tips For Guys Who Love Their Coffee and Cigars | How to Grow a Moustache

Are you a guy who just loves his coffee and cigars? You probably already know that these items stain your teeth- but since I work in the dental field, my conscience wouldn’t let me rest if I didn’t mention it. It’s true though- but the tooth-staining properties ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 18: Interview With Old Town Shaving Company

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 18: Interview With Old Town Shaving Company

Welcome to Episode 18 of Moustache & Blade! On today’s show we learn how to create our very own Witch Hazel with Douglas and then Ryan pops into Old Town Shaving Company in order to interview owner, Damon Stathatos. Sit back and listen as Ryan makes his way around the ...

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Matching Your Facial Fur To Your Look | How to Grow a Moustache

Matching Your Facial Fur To Your Look | How to Grow a Moustache

The simplest way to cunningly accent a beard is by bolstering its bravado with an impressive headpiece. Bring social attention closer to the fancy facial hair by donning an eye-catching cap. Suave spectacles can also enforce a beard’s attractiveness quotient. Sun shades slickly conceal the eyes, which means people ...

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Notes From The Noob: Ryan Steven Green’s Wet Shaving Journal – Entries 13-19 | How to Grow a Moustache

Notes From The Noob: Ryan Steven Green’s Wet Shaving Journal – Entries 13-19 | How to Grow a Moustache

I’ve reconciled myself to the fact that my shave will never again be as close as that my Mach 5 used to provide. The reason is that the Mach 5, true to the advertisements, actually cuts the hairs below the surface of the skin [Update: Things have changed].

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Surprise Her With the Question of a Lifetime: 5 Different Setting Ideas | W/ Infographic

Surprise Her With the Question of a Lifetime: 5 Different Setting Ideas | W/ Infographic

So you’ve met the woman of your dreams and you can’t imagine spending any more days with anyone else. First of all, congratulations! Now, it’s time to decide how you’ll pop the question. But you don’t want to be just another proposal that puts the ...

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What Did You Say About My Beard? | How to Grow a MoustacheW/ Infographic

What Did You Say About My Beard? | How to Grow a MoustacheW/ Infographic

Why should men be told to shave?
Don’t get me wrong. I’m not knocking Hovnanian; he is one of my favorite entrepreneurial gurus. From my (bearded) perspective, though, I wasn’t thinking Boston should shave – but that the Cardinals ought to grow beards!
However, most folks didn’t ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 17: Ryan Takes His Dad To Craig The Barber For A Shave | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 17: Ryan Takes His Dad To Craig The Barber For A Shave | How to Grow a Moustache

Time for Episode 17 of Moustache & Blade people!!! Today’s show is a really fun, endearing and memorable episode when Ryan decides to take his dad, Dr. Glen Lloyd Green to Craig The Barber for his first straight razor shave! Also, The razor Doctor, Matt Pisarcik stops by again to ...

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Classic Styptic Pencil...because they work! - Kiss shaving nicks goodbye!

Classic Styptic Pencil...because they work! - Kiss shaving nicks goodbye!

Styptic Pencil
in Catalog Alum
HTGAM Styptic Pencil:

Stops bleeding fast
Seals skin surface to help prevent the penetration of dirt and germs beneath the skin which can lead to infection
Ideal for razor nicks and minor cuts
Not only should every man (or wet shaving woman) have a styptic ...

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HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — Gondolier Cologne / Aftershave

HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — Gondolier Cologne / Aftershave

Now at an Introductory Price for a Limited Time!

Experience the classic, masculine, old world scent of Italy after every shave! Our latest and most sophisticated scent to date, Gondolier. A rich, balanced bouquet of Rose, Jasmine Juniper & Cedar. The aroma of Gondolier is more than sure to turn a ...

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Turning Your Garage into a Man Cave | How to Grow a Moustache

Turning Your Garage into a Man Cave | How to Grow a Moustache

Your garage is an important part of your home, protecting your belongings and car not only from the outside elements, but from potential thieves as well. Besides these essential functions, your garage can become so much more. Every guys dream is to take the garage and make it into something ...

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Popping The Question - 5 Romantic Ways To Get Her To Say Yes | How to Grow a Moustache

Popping The Question - 5 Romantic Ways To Get Her To Say Yes | How to Grow a Moustache

Just thinking about it can get your heart beating faster and make your brow perspire. You know she’s the one and you know you’re about to ask the biggest question of your life. When it comes to proposals, everyone wants to make it perfect. This is a moment ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast – Episode 16: Interview with Charles Roberts | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast – Episode 16: Interview with Charles Roberts | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome back to The Moustache & Blade Podcast! In Episode 16 we hear from straight razor master Lynn Abrams, our very own Shave Doctor, Matt Pisarcik and learn how to achieve level 3 from your hot towel with Douglas…then we check in with The Method Shaver himself, Charles Roberts!
Charles ...

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HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — The Pollywog Synergy Safety Razor on Wanelo

HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — The Pollywog Synergy Safety Razor on Wanelo

http://howtogrowamoustachestore.com/collections/safety-razors/products/the-pollywog-synergy-safety-razor
Meet The Pollywog Safety Razor, and a handsome, hefty little devil he is!
The Pollywog is a burly, short handled brass & chrome plated razor. One of my favorite parts of this classic design is the handle! Complete with our signature purple chrome tip ...

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Synergy Shaving Soap Travel Stick - YouTube

Synergy Shaving Soap Travel Stick - YouTube

This is the travel edition of one of my top shaving soaps - Synergy. Through work, I end up traveling a lot, and often "carry-on" my baggage. At 2.5 ounces I can pass through security with this soap. It also has a very rigid container that is very travel resistant ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 15: Interview With Zen Shave | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 15: Interview With Zen Shave | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome to yet again another episode of Moustache & Blade…Episode 15!
On today’s show we are joined by our good friend GD Carrington, who will be introducing his new segment on brush care! We will also be getting some tips an tricks from our very own Douglas Smythe on ...

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HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — S-42 Synergy Safety Razor on Wanelo

HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — S-42 Synergy Safety Razor on Wanelo

http://howtogrowamoustachestore.com/collections/safety-razors/products/s-42-synergy-razor

It's finally here, the S-42!

Perfect for men & women wet shavers!

Meet the Synergy-42, the first razor in a line of more to come. This razor is a solid, classic shaver with not only style but some heft and clean cutting action ...

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World's Best Steel Roller Coasters | How to Grow a Moustache

World's Best Steel Roller Coasters | How to Grow a Moustache

There is something about the feel that comes from sitting at the top of a hill and seeing the world around you before the bottom drops out. That sensation is one that you can only get on one of the best roller coasters in the world.

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First Date: Six Tips on Dressing to Impress | How to Grow a Moustache

First Date: Six Tips on Dressing to Impress | How to Grow a Moustache

You’re going on your first date with someone you may have previously hit it off with–or maybe you’re meeting the person for the first time. Whether your date has seen you before or not, you’ll want to dress in a way that impresses your date and ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 14: Interview with The Razor Emporium | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 14: Interview with The Razor Emporium | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome Back again to the Moustache & Blade Podcast! Strangely enough we begin our first show in 2014 with Episode 14…whoa. Magic as always here at Moustache & Blade! On Today’s show Douglas shares his favorite DIY Bay Rum Recipe, Ryan hits us with some more wet shaving acronyms and ...

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How To Grow A Moustache January Giveaway! | Enter Today!

How To Grow A Moustache January Giveaway! | Enter Today!

Happy New Year Folks! Now the January Giveaway is upon us and what a grab bag it is. Register to win a 2.5 Oz Cavendish Synergy Shaving Stick, A Live Enzyme Cavendish Deodorant, A flask of Fine Aftershave’s Newest Splash “Savon Lavande”, a 5 pack of Vtg NOS ...

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Merkur 37C Slant Review  | How to Grow a Moustache

Merkur 37C Slant Review | How to Grow a Moustache

This is the famous Merkur Slant 37C. It is a quality razor from Solingen, Germany that is a great shaver. With it’s slanted head this is a very efficient razor. I don’t find it to be aggressive, but rather a very quick shaver. If I only had the ...

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5 Tips To Drinking When Out On The Town This New Years | How to Grow a Moustache

5 Tips To Drinking When Out On The Town This New Years | How to Grow a Moustache

When out on the town this holiday season, there are steps you can take to ensure things don’t get too messy. So, here’s what to do to help you stay safe, sensible and around in the new year:

Read more: http://howtogrowamoustache.com/5-tips-to-drinking-when-out-on-the-town-this-new-years/#ixzz2ozGsDZ8T

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Moustache & Blade - Episode 13: Feature Interview w/ GD Carrington (Part 2) | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade - Episode 13: Feature Interview w/ GD Carrington (Part 2) | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome to episode 13 of Moustache & Blade! Today we complete our crash course on shaving brushes with brush master GD Carrington. Then Mantic 59 pops in again to share some more shaving tips while Ryan wraps his mind around yet more wet shaving acronyms…finally, Douglas takes a moment to ...

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Handling Her Family over the Festive Season | How to Grow a Moustache

Handling Her Family over the Festive Season | How to Grow a Moustache

For the rest of us, however, this means something else entirely. It means taking a drive to your in-law’s (or soon to be in-laws) house, where her family awaits you. And while we understand that her family really is very nice, it doesn’t always make this annual get-together ...

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Christmas Song Banned...Finally! | How to Grow a Moustache

Christmas Song Banned...Finally! | How to Grow a Moustache

Christmas is the season of joy and goodwill to all men except, it would appear, when it comes to a certain Christmas song. For most of December it is impossible to escape the monotony of the usual play list which changes little over the years and emanates from the sound ...

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Christmas Gift Guide for the Gentleman in Your Life | How to Grow a Moustache

Christmas Gift Guide for the Gentleman in Your Life | How to Grow a Moustache

This Christmas, why not get your beloved something he’ll truly cherish? After all, the hysteria of the festive season often leads to panic buying and this, inevitably, leads to gifts that gather dust.

Read more: http://howtogrowamoustache.com/christmas-gift-guide-for-the-gentleman-in-your-life/#ixzz2ntXEvOyt

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