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So I ordered some Grizzly Brand Beard Tonic from their Etsy store. I have used it for about a week now and I love it. It has softened my beard nicely and no more dry skin irritation under the beard. It has definitely earned a permanent place in my Den as long as I have my beard.
Well attempt 3 was last night with the same setup, Yeti Snot, B&B Boar brush, and my gold dollar straight. Used more water in the lather to make it slicker and had very little tugging. I found when I felt tugging I caught myself using my wrist and not locking it. In all a very successful shave...
Wow, lots of great suggestions and advice to try. I am going to keep at it, but try with a wetter, slicker lather, and will let you know how it goes when I shave in a few days. (Sorry I am lucky enough to have a slow growth along with a job that works with a slight growth).
So I tried a straight shave for a second time, but once again got frustrated and had to finish with my EJ 89. I even tried two different straights to see if one wasn't shave ready, but both seemed to tug and pull. Not giving up on this, I will get it right. Below is a pic of the setup from...