The Wall Street Journal has launched a new YouTube channel called ‘Off Duty’, where they address men’s lifestyle content ranging from fashion & culture to grooming. As any guy familiar with the automatic-experience of a traditional cartridge razor knows, a straight razor shave is an experience that seems daunting beyond words. Still, it’s an experience any man should have at least once; nothing can compare to the closeness one achieves with a straight razor. WSJ’s Kelsey Hubbard spent a morning with expert barber Israel Leon and learned some tips on how men can get the perfect straight razor shave at home and without having 911 on speed dial. Check out the video above.
Erik Adler is the Editorial Director for Alpha Brand Media. An avid cyclist, when he's not working he can be found restoring vintage bikes for his collection. Proud Estonian. Not so proud Ticats fan.