Originally Posted by DamnFineBob
Originally Posted by jpmunozz
I also tend to agree that your technique (blade angle and little to 'zero' pressure), may need to be improved, because going over "a small patch a few times in slow short strokes" is not (in my opinion), good technique (but tends to leave persons with a unpleasnt shave), but what you are striving for (and yes...it's hard to change this cart technique), is using short strokes and 'stifling' the habit to 'go over' the same spot when there's no lather there to cushion the blade.
Think of it this way, I do 2 passes (WTG & ATG with my 38C "Merkur; Solingen quality, Time-tested Tradition with Modern Design". ), and try really hard to begin my next short stroke at the point where I ended the last stroke....and not begin that short stroke on bare skin I've already shaved.
Member Mantic ("Saving the world, one face at a time. Check out my shaving videos" Mantic ), has a great collection of shaving videos that could shed some light and be some help / learning in regard to your DE experience.
Don't forget...take your timebecause DE shaving is a great journey and not a race. Jusy my .
Christopher "A razor [blade] can't be sharpened on a piece of velvet." Author Unknown
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