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
"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…"
"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…"
"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.
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
"Again: don't buy anything special until you need it. Chances are, the special tools/grooming aids you buy now won't be what you need in two weeks.
If you find your regular comb is not working for your beard, then get something.
"First, don't use product unless it's needed. For example, I suspect you don't need to use a beard oil or groomer until it's longer and needs something. In the meantime, wash your face with something that is OK for face AND hair.…"