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Safety Razor Question...Help!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Niles Aug 1, 2013. 9 Replies

I had heard about this safety razor hype or rather common sense in going back to the old methods. So I read through the article on here and excitedly purchased a merkur classic, a badger brush, some…Continue

 

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David F. replied to Jay Virdee's discussion Safety Razor Question...Help!
"On razor burn. One thing to know is that using the safety razor can be a bit hard on the skin.  I usually only do two passes daily.  If I'm out on a date or some special occasion I will do another 1 or 2 but I'll pay for it the…"
Aug 1, 2013
Christopher D replied to Jay Virdee's discussion Safety Razor Question...Help!
"The better your technique gets, the more effective your shaving will be. So don't give up yet. The skin around your chin is a little bit looser than elsewhere on your face so make sure you use your fingers to pull apart the skin making it…"
Jul 30, 2013
Jeremy Anderberg replied to Jay Virdee's discussion Safety Razor Question...Help!
"It could be a razor issue -- those Merkurs are just okay. This is where it's…"
Jul 29, 2013
Alan Andrews replied to Jay Virdee's discussion Safety Razor Question...Help!
"I still consider myself fairly new on the learning curve, since I just started with a safety razor 2 weeks ago.  The chin gives me a bit of a challenge, but it doesn't sound like to the extent that you're having.  The only…"
Jul 29, 2013
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Safety Razor Question...Help!

I had heard about this safety razor hype or rather common sense in going back to the old methods. So I read through the article on here and excitedly purchased a merkur classic, a badger brush, some proraso and some merkur blades in the hope it would get me started in having pain free shaves. First shave-I followed the tutorial on youtube from this website on how to get the technique down. I lathered up, apply generously across my whole face and proceeded to carefully wield my weapon cutting…See More
Jul 29, 2013
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