Is wet shaving better?
Wet shaving can be better for some people depending on their habits, personal preferences and skin type. Wet shaving typically involves using a traditional safety razor, shaving cream or soap and a shaving brush to lather the cream or soap on the face before shaving. A high safety razor will provide a close shave...it is often recommended for those who have sensitive skin.
Wet shaving can offer several benefits over other shaving methods:
Wet shaving can provide a closer shave than other methods, as the razor blade is able to cut the hair closer...
How do I take care of my Carbon Shaving Cx safety razor?
A simple rinse with fresh water followed by a bath in alcohol (or Barbaside) will be enough to keep your razor clean so you can have a clean, close shave on an everyday basis. A periodic soak in warm water, brush with a soft toothbrush, and dish soap works well, I talk in more detail about cleaning and polishing your razor here
How do I change the blades on a safety razor?
Never touch the sharp edges of...
When using a safety razor, there are some common mistakes that people often make.Often times these mistakes are the same when using plastic disposable razors.
Here are a few of the most common mistakes and how to avoid them:
Not prepping the skin:
Not properly prepping the skin for shaving is a common mistake that can lead to irritation and razor burn. It's important to wash your face with warm water and a gentle cleanser to soften the hairs and open up the pores. Shaving in or right after a shower works best.
Applying too much pressure:
One of the...
If you're looking for alternatives to shaving with plastic disposable razors, there are several options to consider. Here are a few:
Safety razors have been around for over a century and are a popular alternative to disposable plastic razors. They have a single blade that is replaceable, reducing waste. These blades are high quality and cost significantly less then plastic cartridge razors. They are also known for providing a closer shave and causing less irritation than disposable razors.
Straight razors are a classic grooming tool that has been used for centuries. These tools have existed in...
If you're looking for a smoother, more economical, and eco-friendly shave experience, then a safety razor might be just what you need. They are an excellent alternative to disposable razors, but using one does require a bit of practice and technique. In this beginner's guide, we'll take you through everything you need to know about using a safety razor.
Choosing a Safety Razor
When choosing a safety razor, there are a few things to consider. The weight, material, and efficiency or aggressiveness are the top considerations....