For many of us, shaving is a daily - or weekly - process. The more you shave, and the more you experiment with your techniques with your specific growth pattern, the more you can hone how to best shave to avoid irritation while still providing a close, smooth shave. Though shaving with a safety razor can solve a plethora of skin problems, from ingrown hair, razor burn, general skin irritation, and more, everyone's facial growth pattern is different, and can grow in directions that make it quite difficult to use mindless, same-direction strokes. In this article, I’ll introduce a few shaving techniques employed, and why it is pretty common practice. However it’s important to remember that, if any of these cause you irritation after sufficient practice, move on to something else!Read now
Read nowIf all the razors in your life have been plastic and multiple bladed, then read on to get a glimpse into the history of a better way to shave. And if you are already a fan of classic shaving, you can read on to learn more about the in-and--outs of this wet shaving biz. Eric delves into the genealogy of the DE blade and takes apart the safety razor to help you better understand wet shaving.