I think whether a newbie or an experienced shaver, you should always learn something from every shave, no matter what it is.
So, I guess i'll start.
Today I learned not to get greedy looking for a BBS shave, and that a 2 pass with clean ups is enough for a DFS.
This thread is similar to the "which blade did you use today?" thread. I'm interested in seeing average blade life. No worries if you are a "throw away after 2 days no matter what" person.. :)
We'll see if this catches on..
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For those who have been honing for a while, how you ever tried to see what the least honing was to get a decent shave?
What about setting a bevel on a 1k, hitting a pasted strop and then clean leather?
Or going from 1k to 12k?
My Merkur 1904 arrived late yesterday (Sunday) by priority mail. I fought off the urge to shave, and cleaned it with rubbing alcohol, followed by a brief soak in barbicide. I then loaded an Astra SP blade for today's (Monday) shave.
This morning I cleaned my face with a glycerin based face...
As I mentioned in another thread, it's the giving season, so it's time for another PIF! Here's the deal, the lucky winner(s) will receive a half-pound of one (or both) of the following WHOLE BEAN coffees:
Colombia Inza Veredas
This is a blend of coffees from eight different farmers from the...
Growing up my family would make the same meals for both Christmas and Thanksgiving. It was Baked Turkey, Ham, cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, Brown N Serve rolls and green bean casserole. I always said, "didn't we just have all that?" For the last 20 years I've made it a point to not do...