That caught my eye -- A Fusion is far from a "regular" razor. You need to use a vintage razor -- like a Mach III.
Originally Posted by SamP2045
OK, that's a joke.
Seriously... I also find the upper lip area to be difficult. Assuming my whiskers are somewhat typical, that may be where some of the toughest whiskers are on your face. And it is a tricky area to get the blade to properly.
I don't see any reference to beard prep in your post. Since that is essential to a good shave and since the toughest whiskers is where it is most essential maybe you could concentrate on the preparation part of the videos. If the videos you watched weren't "the Mantic videos" those are the ones you should look for: http://www.youtube.com/user/mantic59.
I also agree with uberculture on a better way to stretch the upper lip skin. Also open your jaw wide. That will stretch things just a wee bit more. There's all kinds of ways to "make faces" with your mouth that will stretch that area. Don't be afraid to look goofy!
Anyway! Welcome to B&B. Continue your research, ask questions and practice and you will eventually work it out.
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