or most men, shaving is a every day chore that’s averted every time attainable. Understanding that the beard will start to reappear even earlier than laying your head on the pillow could make it look like a pointless job. Add to that the frequent nicks and razor burn, and shaving might simply be regarded as self-inflicted torture. There are, nonetheless, some methods you can preserve your beard at bay just a bit longer and vastly scale back nicks and irritation Beard Scissors Luxury Gift Box, Beard Care Gifts for Him B07VWFGRDX.
After all the primary a part of your shave routine is beard preparation. It’s best to at all times start your routine by dampening your face with heat water, both by splashing the water instantly onto your pores and skin or by wetting a washcloth or towel and making use of it to your face and neck for a few minute. This may assist to make your pores and skin extra pliable (and subsequently much less susceptible to cuts) and can soften your beard.
Subsequent, use a top quality shave cream (the sort that is available in a tube), shaving cleaning soap, or non-foaming gel as a substitute of canned shaving foam. Foam is usually air which, after all, isn’t a great lubricant. Some shave lotions are meant for direct software to your beard, and others are meant to whipped right into a lather with a shaving brush and a few water. You might also wish to take into account a pre-shave oil. Not solely will this assist to lubricate your pores and skin, however it could possibly additionally assist to guard and protect your blade.
This brings us to the subject of razors. Extra blades in a cartridge doesn’t essentially end in a better shave. A really shut shave might be had with one double-edged blade in a security razor. Whereas this fashion of razor takes slightly extra care and follow, the outcomes are considerably higher when used appropriately. These blades have the additional advantage of being very low-cost compared to cartridge razors. Double-edge security razors, whereas initially costlier (beginning at about $20) will prevent cash in the long term. With correct care a chrome steel security razor will final a lifetime, and the blades they maintain are very low-cost. Our blade of selection, Feather Hello-Stainless, is the sharpest and most costly blade out there. Nonetheless, a bundle of 100 blades might be discovered at varied on-line retailers for roughly $35. Even in case you are solely capable of get Four shaves from every blade, 100 blades will final you greater than a yr. Evaluate that to about $16 or extra for a Four-pack of cartridge blades, and you’ll simply see vital financial savings.