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How traditional shaving saves money, reduces irritation, and lessens your impact on the environment

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How traditional shaving saves money, reduces irritation, and lessens your impact on the environment
How traditional shaving saves money, reduces irritation, and lessens your impact on the environment.

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How to Face Lather Shaving Soap | How-To Series

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Shaving Cream vs. Shaving Soap

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Shaving Cream vs. Shaving Soap

If you are relatively new to the world of wet shaving you may not know the difference between a shaving cream and a shaving soap. Both products can produce a great lather and shaving experience, but there are some subtle differences that will be discussed in this post.

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How to Create a Bowl Lather

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How to Create a Bowl Lather
Now that you have selected the bowl you want to use (for tips on selecting a bowl, see the “Selecting the Proper Lather Bowl article here), it’s time to build that lather for an enjoyable shave. There are really two ways to go about creating the lather in a bowl. Both ways work perfectly fine and the way you do it is entirely up to your personal preference. In this post, we shall examine both techniques.

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Check Your Head

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Check Your Head

            If you’ve decided to make the jump from disposal razors to double edge safety razors, but you’ve been put off by the confusing terminology, you are not alone. OC, SB, CC, combs, bars, slants…what does it all mean? Fortunately, safety razor heads are not as complicated as their descriptions make them sound. Most of these terms and abbreviations refer to the style of a razor’s baseplate and how it presents the blade.                               When choosing a safety razor, the first thing to examine is its bar or comb. By far,...

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