A Gentleman's Wet Shaving Tips


by Bruce Beaman April 13, 2016

  • Edward recommends shaving during or after the shower. Steam helps prepare the skin for shaving and helps make the beard hair a little easier to cut.
  • Pay particular attention to the direction in which the hair grows when applying warmed pre-shave oil. Initially, save in the direction of hair growth first. If a closer shave is desired, RE-LATHER, then shave lightly against or across the direction of hair growth.
  • Use a properly weighted and balanced razor. This will provide a smoother razor glide and help to minimize razor burn. The use of a safety razor is excellent for honing the skills necessary to use a straight razor. Be sure to change your blade after 3-5 uses, or when you feel it tugging at your beard as you shave. 
  • Rinse with cool or cold water. Follow with one of our after shave balms. This will help close hydrate the skin after your shave.
  • Use the Robert's Rose Water hydrating toner after shaving prior to application of the after-shave balm, or anytime throughout the day! This product will leave your skin feeling fresh and revitalized. Edward always  keeps a spray bottle of it in the refrigerator!



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