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"The Perfect Shave........ ???"  

                    Razor Rash is all too common in the average male these days, (especially the younger generation) you know the feeling - sore, burning skin just after your daily shave.......... what a way to start the day !!!

Blueangelic knows this feeling far too well, having spent his teens going through a stage of some of the most painful shaves that you could ever imagine. Electric shaving was the most frequently used method for shaving, but by no means the most preferred:

There was always something "manly" about the ability to drag an open bladed razor across your throat, scraping away that foam to reveal the closest shave, even Clint Eastwood would be envious of. But the pain quickly blew the illusion right out of your mind.

Over the years, Blueangelic has mastered his own technique, no rash, no pain, no special lubricants or sprays or antiseptic for that matter, and invites you to try it for yourselves.

Step 1: Preparation:

(Preparation plays an important factor when it comes to wet shaving)

Get all that you require ready by the wash basin:

Razor (new blade*)
Flannel
Brush (pure bristle if possible)
Shaving Gel **
Dish (to lather gel into)

* The blade should be replaced after maximum x3 times use.
** Gel used should be enough to cover a 10pence piece.

Step 2: Process:

Run the hot water tap & put the plug in
Fill the basin with hand-HOT water
Place your razor with blade attached in the water to warm the blade
Soak your flannel and then wring out all the water
Place tightly against your face and throat
(obviously shouldn't be that hot that it hurts!!)

Remove, place back in the water & repeat process
( This softens your bristles and opens your pores )

Step 3: Take Your Time, We Have to Shave So Learn to Enjoy and Relax

Dip the brush in the water and lather your gel up
Apply, while face is still warm, liberally to all shaving area
try and take a moment to let that shaving gel soften those bristles

Take the razor and shave downwards on your beard (with the grain)
Take your time, we have to shave so learn to enjoy and relax
After shaved, empty the bowl and run Hot tap
Swill bowl and refill with hand-HOT water again

Step 4: Flannel Steam:

Soak flannel and apply tightly to face and neck area

Apply lather again and this time shave closer than before, I go up the face (against the grain)
After shaved, empty the bowl and run Hot tap
Swill bowl and refill with hand-HOT water again
Soak flannel, wring out whilst still hot and apply tightly to face and neck area
Re-dunk flannel and repeat, leaving it on the face until it cools.

Using the steam from the flannel is definitely a better way than using water straight on your face

Step 5: Moisturise:

Apply a nice skin soothing moisturiser if you want to
I find that when I shave this way, my face feels fresh and clean

Try it for Yourself
And thanks for reading ;-)
<p>What i have found to eliminate razor rash totally is to use a hot cloth to soften your beard . Then use a good quality 3 blade razor of coarse.. But the most important thing for me was to use soft soap.. fill your hand with some soft soap , then put some water in your hand with it . Its makes the soap bubbly in your hand . Spread it on your face . What you will find is you really have to lean over the sink because all those little hairs go right thru the cracks between the razor blades and just plop all over the place. Which is a good thing . What i have found is that the razor burn comes from when you use shaving creams . The cream and the hairs clog up the razor. </p>
Assuming you mean the British 10p coin, the diameter is 2.85 cm or 1.1 inches - just for those who don't have one on hand.
I've started using a coal tar fragranced bar larther, it's real nice on the skin too :-)
I use a combination of two soaps one is plain and the other is a Cream with Menthol, Also when Adding water to the bowl ,I throw a little hot water in then dump it , Add a little bit (about a tablespoon or so ) then slap the brush around . lathers up wonderfully!

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