Hi folks, I know this is old news to most of the people here, but I'd just like to bring up Marco's highly effective method of lathering. I only very recently came across it and my lather has greatly improved with Proraso. I thought it would be a good idea to post the link here in the newbie's section so that hopefully a few more beginners can catch on to it. I'm sure it will work just as well for you!
Here's the link:
All the best, R