Artisan specific (as opposed to a company) - typically made in small batches by a limited number of people.

Two Artisans Closed Their Doors Today

Out of Business

As we're probably all aware, the artisanal wet shaving market, while a bit of a niche - is a very crowded one. Competition has gotten pretty strong since the early days (only a few short years ago) and especially over the last year or so. One by one, some have decided to drop out for various reasons, be they business or personal. Today we learn of two artisans that have decided to do just that.


Meet the All-new Tallow + Steel Products

Tallow + Steel 2017 Lineup

Tallow + Steel should sound familiar to my readers, as I've long sung praise for the brand - in fact, they made my Top & Bottom - Ten Artisans of 2016 (and Top & Bottom - Ten Artisans of 2017) lists... And for good reason. Not long ago, it was announced that the entire lineup of #soap and #aftershave would be reformulated, as well as the scents. Coming on June 7, 2017 you can purchase all five. Here's an in-depth look at all that's new and coming...