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
Hi everyone,My name is Mervyn. I am a 25 year old South African Indian, living in the beautiful city of Durban, on the east coast of South Africa. I have been reading AOM for a few years now but haven't really got the chance to be active on the AOM community.I am a business graduate, currently working in the business/software consulting field(SAP). I am an avid martial artist, training Judo for the last 4 years. I also enjoy strength training in my garage gym. I recently took up trying to cut…See More