We at TwinLuxe prefer shaving with a manual razor such as a straight-edge or a Gillette Fusion cartridge razor because you get a closer shave. But not everyone is a fan of wet shaving. Some of you just like it plain and simple and shave with an electric razor. This blog is about general skincare, so why not offer tips for electric shavers? We shave with an electric razor sometimes and have some simple electric shaving tips for you who have sensitive skin and/or redness. (more…)
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Unless you shave with a double-edge safety or straight razor, we all know that replacing commercial blade cartridges can be costly over the years. Most guys replace their Fusion or Mach3 blades every week or two. The truth is you can get more life out from your razor blades if you just follow some simple cleansing tips post-shave. (more…)
There are videos and articles posted all over the internet demonstrating the proper techniques on how to shave your face. And there is a simple way to check if your wet shaving routine is up to par: Splash and pat water onto your freshly shaven face and see if it stings or not (before applying any aftershave balm).
If you get any type of stinging facial sensation, it means your shaving routine and/or technique is flawed. If you don’t encounter any stinging sensations … Congratulations! You are one of the few!
Most men, however, will find that their face stings after this simple test. A properly executed close encounter with your blade should result in no irritation at all. So what do I do if my face stings? (more…)