If you're 16 months into wet-shaving, you shouldn't be cutting yourself so much ... the fact that you can stop the bleeding with just cold water is a good sign though, as it says that the cuts are not too severe.
Originally Posted by MOVIESTAR
I'd suggest you look at your pre-shave prep ... perhaps you might want to try some better hydration technique like Kyle's prep, or add in a product like Proraso Pre-Shave to give your beard more softening before you apply the blade.
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