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Old 06-08-2011, 08:00 PM   #81
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I hate shaving... electric or not. I also hate having facial hair. I'm ****ed!
I've seen the light!

I decided to try shaving in the shower, so I got a fogless shower mirror and an SE razor, and now I actually somewhat enjoy shaving and my face doesn't feel like all of the hairs were singed off with a blowtorch when I am done.

Now, I'm moving on to the next-step... Badger bristle shaving brush and Col. Conk's Almond Shave Soap to see if I can improve the effectiveness of my shaves.

 
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Old 06-09-2011, 05:07 PM   #82
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I've seen the light!

I decided to try shaving in the shower, so I got a fogless shower mirror and an SE razor, and now I actually somewhat enjoy shaving and my face doesn't feel like all of the hairs were singed off with a blowtorch when I am done.

Now, I'm moving on to the next-step... Badger bristle shaving brush and Col. Conk's Almond Shave Soap to see if I can improve the effectiveness of my shaves.
Nice to see another convert. nothing like stepping waaay back in shave technology and having an improvement in your results.
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Old 06-09-2011, 05:38 PM   #83
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DE razor- 5 razors blades $.99. Can't beat it!
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Old 06-09-2011, 06:29 PM   #84
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Glad to see so many people are finding the light of wet shaving. I converted about a year and a half ago.

For the longest time I had horrible razor burn and ingrown hairs every time I shaved. Admittedly, that may have been from the fact that I went 2 - 3 months on a single blade cartridge that went dull a week after I bought it. But when you're paying 5 dollars per cartridge, you want to get your money's worth.

I mostly got into using a DE razor because I could get good blades for 10 cents each. But, upon the first shave, I swore off any other kind of razor. Best shave I ever had. And now when the blade gets dull I don't suffer through it for months. Toss it in the recycling and get another 10 cent blade out, fresh and sharp. I enjoy shaving now.

Never again will I use a modern razor. They can't hold a candle to a proper blade so they add gimmicks (5 blades? Really? Use one good blade rather than 5 crappy ones).

The gimmicks remind me of certain macro breweries.
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Old 06-09-2011, 06:33 PM   #85
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Never again will I use a modern razor. They can't hold a candle to a proper blade so they add gimmicks (5 blades? Really? Use one good blade rather than 5 crappy ones).

The gimmicks remind me of certain macro breweries.
Well said, I couldnt agree more.
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Old 06-09-2011, 06:39 PM   #86
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Yea I have been doing the DE razor and Badger brush thing for a while, and it blows away the Mach 3 crap I had been using since I was 14. I did get a cut on my nostril this morning though. You have to slow down and be careful, especially when your are still sleepy!

 
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