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Shaving can be an incredibly relaxing and rejuvenating experience for your skin. But after exfoliating, lathering up, shaving, washing, and applying aftershave, it can be annoying to feel or see stubble on your face after shaving. If you still have stubble on your face after shaving, this might be because your razor isn’t sharp, you’re …

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Your usual shave routine has you grabbing your razor every other day. What would happen if you chose to shave every day instead? Would it irritate your face? Shaving two days in a row is common practice, especially for those who prefer to be clean-shaven in the workplace. For most men, it is possible to …

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The perfect 5 o’clock shadow look is often a sought-after style. However, some men don’t appreciate the shadow when it seems to appear by happy hour or, worse, lunchtime. If you need to remain clean-shaven for a professional meeting or formal event, is it safe to shave two times in one day? If you have …

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Tough. Thick. Coarse. If these adjectives describe your facial hair, you need to find a razor that can cut through the hair leaving behind smooth skin. Coarse hair presents a challenge to many razors on the market today, but it is possible to find one that can provide a clean, close safe whether you prefer …

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Shave enthusiasts around the globe love to discuss different shaving methods. Browse message boards and you’ll see different opinions on the best way to get the closest shave. Let’s look at the benefits of the wet shaving method. Wet shaving is simply shaving using a razor and water. Wet shaving can be accomplished today with …

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As careful and experienced as we may be, nicks and ticks happen when shaving. The majority of shaving injuries are more annoying than serious. Even minor shaving injuries can take a long time to heal. A small nick or cut should heal completely in 3 to 7 days with appropriate care and depending on your …

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Whether you have a fresh wound or an old scar from years ago, you may be wondering if it’s safe to shave over the area. Depending on how bad the wound is or how old the scar is, there are some shaving methods you can utilize to still get a great shave.  An old, flat …

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Moles come in all shapes, sizes, and textures. They can be with us from birth or develop later in life. Often they appear in areas, such as the edges of the lip, that make shaving inconvenient. Some superstitions claim that removing hair from a mole by shaving or plucking will cause cancer, but are the …

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We’ve all had it happen. You’re in a rush, you overslept, you’re not paying attention – and there you have it: a shaving nick. You have your styptic pencil, but the truth is you just can’t seem to get used to the way it feels. What else can you use? If you do not have …

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There are a lot of different products a shaver can apply after shaving. Is witch hazel one of them? How does a shaver use it effectively? Witch hazel can be used after shaving to reduce skin irritation, swelling, and help with razor bumps. By cooling and calming the skin, witch hazel can also help prevent …

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If you are new to shaving or maybe you cut yourself while shaving and are trying to figure out ways to stop the incessant bleeding that happens, you are probably wondering what a styptic pencil is. A styptic pencil is a small stick used on cuts especially during wet shaving to create a barrier over …

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Wet shavers are always looking for accessories that can take the shaving experience to the next level. Have you tried an alum block? An alum block is a solid, rectangular bar of potassium alum that may be used as part of a shaving routine in place of aftershave because of its astringent and antiseptic properties. When …

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Using a straight razor requires a certain level of skill and finesse to make sure you’re safely achieving a close shave. During use, it’s possible the straight razor pulls and tugs at the hairs while you’re shaving which can be irritating and painful. Why is it that a straight razor pulls and tugs during shaving? …

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For shavers with enough time to prepare the face and equipment, a straight razor shave can be a relaxing and invigorating daily ritual. But is it realistic to try and shave with a straight razor every day? Once you have gained the experience to be comfortable shaving with a straight razor every day, know that …

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If you are someone who shaves regularly then you probably have experienced cutting yourself on accident and wondering what to do. If you cut yourself quite frequently such as after every shave, then there may be something you are doing wrong in your shaving routine that is causing this.  Many shavers struggle with bleeding every …

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If you are looking for a great razor, but you’re just starting out and don’t want to break the bank, then you may be looking for a cheaper safety razor to get your feet wet. You may also be looking for a safety razor that is the best quality possible at the cheapest price. Cheap …

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Safety razor handles come in all shapes and sizes with differing features. However, as you shop, you need to know, does a safety razor handle make a difference? The type of handle your safety razor has does make a difference and should impact your decision when purchasing a new razor. The length, width, weight, grip, …

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Because it’s so sharp, you may be asking yourself, is there a risk of getting cut while shaving with a safety razor? The most common reasons for your cutting yourself with a safety razor are shaving at the wrong angle, using a dull or dirty blade, using too long a stroke, a handle that is …

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When searching for that perfect razor, one of the main things to know is whether or not it gives a closer shave than the other options, mainly straight razors, disposable cartridge razors, or electric razors. Do safety razors give a closer shave? In general, safety razors do not provide the closest shave possible when compared …

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If you are someone with sensitive skin, then you may have had some trouble with getting an amazing shave that leaves your skin feeling fresh, clear, and smooth. Many razors that people typically use can cause irritation easily, but with a safety razor, there is much less irritation because there are not as many blades …

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Safety razors are more economical and much more environmentally friending than using either disposable or cartridge razors. They are also great for sensitive skin. If you’ve never tried out a safety razor before, where do you start? The best safety razor for a beginner is one that is not so aggressive, but easily follows the …

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Have you ever needed a razor in a pinch and wondered, where can I buy them? Are razors, blades, and cans of shaving cream available at the gas station? Gas stations have a limited selection of razors, blades, and shaving cream available for sale. Typically, the offerings will include basic disposable razors but you may …

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Many young men struggle with uncertainty when their facial hair starts to grow and wonder about when the best time to shave is and how old most people are when they start shaving. According to recent studies, the most common age for young men to start shaving is 16 years old followed closely by 15 …

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Shaving with the right tools can be a pleasant experience. When you feel your razor tugging and pulling, however, it’s time to make adjustments to either your razor, skin prep routine or shaving technique. A razor will pull or tug your hair if the razor is dull or damaged, your razor isn’t tightened properly, you …

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Shaving your face can be a time-consuming process. It can be a slow process between getting a lather the right consistency and carefully drawing the razor across your face. But what if you need to speed things up? To speed up the shaving process, focus on preparation rather than try to rush through it. To …

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From the classic barbershop-style straight style to the newest six-bladed wonder, there are a variety of different razors to choose from. You may be asking yourself whether or not it is better to shave with one blade or multiple blades. Generally, single-blade razors are better for people who have sensitive skin because fewer blades create …

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Having a razor that doesn’t shave can be inconvenient, annoying, and can feel like a waste of money. If you’re wondering why your razor isn’t shaving, there are a few things that you should check before giving up or tossing your razor. If your razor is not shaving well – or at all – it …

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Shaving can be one of the more relaxing parts of your grooming and skincare routine, but sometimes it feels far from that. After getting your face ready for a clean and close shave, you may find that no matter how many times you shave, you can’t get a clean shave.  Shaving against the grain, drawing …

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Whether you are using an inexpensive disposable razor with a cheap shaving gel or a fancy straight razor with top-of-the-line shaving soap, the cost of shaving can go up fast. Why is it so expensive to shave? Disposable razors use the “razor and blades” sales model. This strategy involves selling a starter product (i.e., razors) …

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Many men struggle with the necessity to shave every day because it causes them discomfort and irritation. Is it even possible to shave every day? Daily shaving is perfectly acceptable, and men shouldn’t worry about the adverse effects of frequent shavings. If done correctly by using a safety razor, washing beforehand, applying pre-shave oil, using …

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Whether you just ran out of shave soap or you’re looking to “shave” a few dollars off of your budget, you might be wondering, can you shave with just water? You can shave without water if you properly prepare your face with a warm towel or steam, use a sharp, single-blade razor, keep your face …

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