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How to get the best shave

We've been in the business a long time and we know a few things about grooming products and how to use them. Check out this guide on using the kit and looking your best.

How to get the best shave.

Electric shaver.

 

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Wake up your skin! warm shower/wash or hold hot flannel to your beard area for 2 mins, then dry

pre-shave lotion removes oil and helps whiskers stand up

shaver at the ready.

rotary heads = small circular motions gently on skin

foil shaver = gentle downward strokes

tidy sideburns with side trimmer

aftershave balm or moisturiser.

rinse skin with warm water then dry using balm or moisturiser to soothe skin(avoid alcohol based products, can cause dry skin)

 

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Razor. Are your blades sharp?

Wake up your skin! Warm shower/wash or hold hot flannel to your beard area for 2 mins, then dry

 

pre-shave lotion.

removes oil and helps whiskers stand up

shaving oil, cream or gel

apply shaving oil on your skin/whiskers to help the razor glide

can just use oil to see where to shave more easily

if using cream/gel apply thin layer using shaving brush

razor at the ready.

shave with the grain

keep razor flat to skin to avoid nicks

start at one ear then work across face to other

use free hand to pull skin taut but not tight as you shave

rinse blades regularly with hot water whilst shaving

rinse face with warm water

check for any missed areas, re-cream and shave those rinse face with cool water, gently pat dry tidy sideburns with side trimmer

* if you are pressing hard to cut whiskers, replace blades

aftershave balm or moisturiser.

use balm or moisturiser to soothe skin (avoid alcohol based products, can cause dry skin)