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Recent content by Aalglatt

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    Why Does Lather From Soap Dry Out on Face?

    Pretty good with better feeling cushion since I think I created a better lather. I use organic coconut oil as a pre-shave for pass 1 and pass 2 and it seems to help. Pass 3 felt some tugging and a couple of nicks, but I think this was because I was on shave number three for my Gillette Silver...
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    Beard and Blade Questions

    How do you know if you have a fine/soft, medium, or tough/coarse beard? I thought mine was either fine or medium but I am having a tough time getting more than 3, 3 pass shaves from a blade. The Rockwell blades that came with my razor seem not at all smooth on my face, leaving me with nicks...
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    Why Does Lather From Soap Dry Out on Face?

    Thank you all for your assistance. It was definitely not enough water added to the soap. I tried the Col. Conk Lime soap this morning and worked water into it three times. I got 3-4 times as much lather as before and it held up much better on my face.
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    Why Does Lather From Soap Dry Out on Face?

    Relatively new to wet shaving and having a lather problem with shaving soap; OK with TOBS shaving cream, however. I've tried by Proraso and Col. Conk shaving soaps using a synthetic brush. After watching and reading a lot of tutorials I think the lather I create is acceptable and looks pretty...
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    Rockwell blade expectations

    I also got them with my 6C. My first experience with wet shaving and I was having problems with them such as nicks and burn on the neck area. After searching the web I tried "corking" them with a styrofoam cup. This helped a little. I then purchased a DE sampler pack and the first blade I...