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Safety Razor

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posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:12 AM
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I got sick of using those multi-blade razors because they have a tendency to clog up. It made shaving a pain in the ass. I saw a single blade safety razor that uses razor blades at the dollar store and bought it out of curiosity. It was a good decision. The thing shaves so close and (unlike the multi-blade razors) it doesn't clog. The thing is awesome.



The only thing I don't like is the handle. It's kind of stubby and it's awkward in my hands. I can't hold onto small things. I have to go really slow to make sure I don't slice myself up.




posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:14 AM
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a reply to: Skid Mark


It made shaving a pain in the ass.


Why are you shaving your ass?



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:15 AM
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a reply to: Skid Mark

I joined the shave club and have enjoyed their products.

Good razors and cheaper than store-bought.

Also like their "shaving butter".



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:19 AM
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originally posted by: CriticalStinker
a reply to: Skid Mark


It made shaving a pain in the ass.


Why are you shaving your ass?


What's to say OP is shaving own ass?

Never Assume

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posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:22 AM
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a reply to: Skid Mark

hahaha I've still got one of those tucked away with some spare blades from over 25 years ago.

I don't have problems with the multiblades. Swirl them in the hot water that I used for lathering. Blow hard and "unclogged"



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:41 AM
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I've used one of those for years and have never looked back. The only better and closer shave you can get is with a straight razor (which I also have and use on occasion). The multi-blades are merely a marketing gimmick to bilk you out of your hard earned $$$. They change the coupling and handle every few years to obsolete your system, forcing you to buy a new one again. I have found they actually do more harm to your skin, and irritate more, than a simple safety razor with a single blade. The big shaving companies hate that because the blades are "a dime a dozen", and there is no big $$$ in them at all.



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posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:42 AM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

I just use trimmers and call it a day.

I'm not waking up 10 minutes earlier because society wants me to let them pretend my face isn't a hair garden.



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:49 AM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker



Why are you shaving your ass?

So I can look more like you. Kidding! I kid.

a reply to: DBCowboy



Also like their "shaving butter".

Somehow I don't think that would be good on toast.

a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

I've tried that. I must be dong it wrong because it only does a so so job.

a reply to: Krakatoa
The way my hands are I'd probably end up slitting my throat with a straight razor.



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:50 AM
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originally posted by: CriticalStinker
a reply to: Skid Mark


It made shaving a pain in the ass.


Why are you shaving your ass?


That is exactly what I thought when I read his sentence!



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:52 AM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker


I'm not waking up 10 minutes earlier because society wants me to let them pretend my face isn't a hair garden.

Here's a song for you lol.




posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 08:56 AM
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a reply to: Skid Mark

Haha, second best video I watched today.

The first was a clip from a live concert the lead singer of Slipknot was doing....

His fans basically forced his hand to do something awesome....




posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 09:33 AM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker

Holy crap that was funny. Peer pressure!



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 09:48 AM
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a reply to: Skid Mark

Dude? How old are you! That's all we had growing up.

I've got grandpa's....and it's identical to yours above, except the handle dials 1-5 to tightening the blade to different tolerences of shaving.

It's cool, and until the mid-70's...there were no disposable razors...just the single side/barbers straight razor, the one above....or debilitories for your um...er...your legs and "private areas".

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posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 09:48 AM
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originally posted by: CriticalStinker
Why are you shaving your ass?


Did you happen to catch his screen name? That kinda explains the why.



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 09:55 AM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: CriticalStinker
Why are you shaving your ass?


Did you happen to catch his screen name? That kinda explains the why.


Ever tried getting peanut butter out of a shag carpet?



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 09:56 AM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker


Peanut butter will actually help remove gum you may have gotten stuck in your carpet.



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 09:58 AM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: CriticalStinker


Peanut butter will actually help remove gum you may have gotten stuck in your carpet.


Then you have peanut butter in the carpet.

Full circle to OP....

Cut and run.
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posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 10:19 AM
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I tried them years ago. The main thing I didn’t like was walking around all morning with toilet paper on my face .



posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 10:38 AM
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originally posted by: Fallingdown
I tried them years ago. The main thing I didn’t like was walking around all morning with toilet paper on my face .


Then you were pressing it too hard on your face. The key is having a gentle touch and allowing the blade to do the work. It is very similar to shaving with a straight razor, only it is safer (hence the name). Also, prepping your face beforehand is imperative.

Proper Shaving Technique 101

1. Hot towel applied to the face or shower first to open the pores.
2. Apply shaving cream or butter, rubbing it into the skin.
3. WAIT about 5 minutes for the cream to both soften the hair and lift it from the face (shaving cream is high in electrons that use a static charge to make the hairs repel each other and "stand up" from the skin, kind of cool idea actually). This is an important step that will reduce the nicks and cuts dramatically.
4. Shave with the grain, using a soft touch in long smooth strokes in the same direction.
5. Rinse razor after each pass of the blade.
6. Repeat 4-5 until completed.
7. (optional) Repeat steps 2-5 in opposite direction, against the grain for an even smoother and longer lasting shave.

I hope this helps you reduce the irritation to your skin while shaving. These steps are typically not known by most guys that were never taught proper shaving technique growing up as a kid. The quick and fast shave will never give you a great experience. The extra minutes taken will be felt the rest of the day, in a positive way.




posted on Mar, 28 2019 @ 11:08 AM
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a reply to: Krakatoa

That might be it.

The places it tended to get me were on the underside of the jaw bone and Adams apple.



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