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Offline fjc

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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #540 on: August 05, 2015, 06:21:25 AM »
All my life I've mostly just shaved with an electric, due to blade costs and irritation.  Recently I started shaving my head.  Just used some old Gillette shave gel I had in the cupboard, probably many years old.  Since I'm shaving my head, I might as well do the face the same way - my electric razor hasn't been used in weeks now.

Picked up some Headslick and that does a great job.  As I'm on a shave-with-a-razor kick, I decided for the first time in my life to get a cheap badger brush.  Based on stuff I've read on this site, I also picked up a tub of the Taylor of Old Bond Street Sandalwood shave cream.

Wow.  What an amazing feeling to lather up with that brush!  Got a great shave this morning using that.  Used way too much of the cream, but I'll learn.

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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #541 on: August 06, 2015, 05:40:57 AM »
I tend to use shaving creams mostly. I used to use (& sometimes do for a change) shaving foam. I have recently started using gels and I think they are pretty good as you can kind of see any stubble that you have missed. I don't know, but it seems to me that I still get a closer shave using cream. Is this anybody elses experience, too? :)
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Offline SlickChromeDome

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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #542 on: August 22, 2015, 08:28:46 AM »
I've been using headblade's products for a while now but recently wanted to try beebald's stuff...awesome products!!! Might be making the switch. I also switch back and forth between the good ol Mach 3 and a DE. I only use the DE when time allows for it (which isn't too often)

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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #543 on: August 22, 2015, 09:59:42 AM »
Shaving cream works better for me.

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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #544 on: September 29, 2015, 08:25:47 PM »
I have a friend that uses baby shampoo to shave his head. He swears by it. Anyone here ever used that to shave your head?
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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #545 on: November 30, 2015, 04:47:29 AM »
I'm still in my 30 day trial period, started off using edge gel and it seemed to work ok, but didn't really seem to give me the shave i wanted and had to keep reapplying. I then switched to a bar soap that was supposed to be specifically for shaving, but found it dried out my head too much. I just bought some Cremo shaving cream and love it. Apply it to the dome once and it just keeps lathering up no matter how many passes over an area I have to make and I have cut myself a lot less since switching to Cremo.
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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #546 on: November 30, 2015, 08:36:44 AM »
Have you ever tried shave secret oil , it great stuff and cheap at walmart


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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #547 on: October 24, 2016, 12:04:50 PM »
I hope I'm not digging out old topics..

I am using the Gillette shaving gel. No actual reason, I just find it easyer to use, and I like the way that with just a bit, you can cover the whole head :)

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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #548 on: November 20, 2016, 01:07:12 AM »
Welcome Baldego!!

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I have been shaving my head for Ten Years and i mainly shave my head while in the shower...... with no cream or gel just water...

WOW!  No razor burn?

sounds brutal to me but I also have super hard water and dry skin. maybe some day I can pull that off....

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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #549 on: November 20, 2016, 07:56:08 AM »
I use Shave Secret shave oil on occasion... works well. Not so well in the shower though which is where I prefer to shave and with Barbasol :)



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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #550 on: November 29, 2016, 04:23:13 PM »
I use either a shaving cream or soap that is meant to be used for your face.  I apply it with a shaving brush. 
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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #551 on: December 20, 2016, 09:47:09 AM »
I've been using shaving soap by Van Yulay called WhatTZzzup with good results. It had a nice scent and is from an independent company.

However, when I have to get my son to school-and I  to work- I use Dr. Bronner's Tea Tree Organic Shaving Soap. You can get it at most health and beauty places for less than  $10. It's easy to use and gives me a good shave.
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Re: Shaving Cream or Gel?
« Reply #552 on: December 22, 2016, 11:28:53 AM »
I am clean shaven on my face so whatever soap or cream I use on my face goes on my dome.  Today it was Taylor of Old Bond Street Sandalwood shaving cream.
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