Shaving Against The Grain: Should You Ever Do It?

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Shaving against the grain is often a controversial topic in guides on how to shave. On one hand, shaving against the grain gives the closest shave imaginable and often with less work than shaving with or across the grain. However, it also provides the maximum chances of shaving rash and shaving bumps. Shaving Against The … Read more Shaving Against The Grain: Should You Ever Do It?

Best Alum Block: Prevent Shaving Rash And Cure Cuts Fast

The best alum block is a magical tool. Alum is crystallised aluminium potassium sulphate which acts as a natural astringent that reduces inflammation by causing skin to contract. This means it is great for stopping shaving cuts bleeding and cures shaving rash before it even starts. Alum can also be powdered and bonded with wax … Read more Best Alum Block: Prevent Shaving Rash And Cure Cuts Fast

Working From Home During Coronavirus? Start With a Shave

Business experts are hailing a new era of flexible working as staff are told to work from home to reduce the impact of the Covid-19 Coronavirus. But what about those who struggle to work from home when their offices allowed them to focus on work while home is a place of rest and leisure? Stewart … Read more Working From Home During Coronavirus? Start With a Shave

Shave Before or After Shower? The Eternal Question:

Whether you shave before of after shower is a debate we’ll never see the end of. The answer depends largely on your own preference and situation. Shaving preparation requires plenty of hot water. Therefore it can make sense to have a nice hot shower first. This is the main reason to have shave after showering. … Read more Shave Before or After Shower? The Eternal Question:

How To Stop Bleeding From Shaving Cuts

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A shaving cut is an easy mistake to make. Unfortunately they can bleed quite badly. Razor blades are extremely thin and sharp which means they can cut quite deep accidentally, although thankfully shaving cuts tend to be so thin they heal very quickly. Until then your prime consideration is obviously how to stop bleeding from … Read more How To Stop Bleeding From Shaving Cuts