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I will share with you how I learned from 1 thread on another forum. I hope this ok per forum rules. It’s a long thread where some senior guys walked a new guy through the process. You should read it all. This plus a lot of practice allows me to shave off my own honing.
For me, the key...
I pulled this from another forum. Do a search for these by product number (FWB0 that’s zero on the end).
In each metal, there is a wide one to use inside the scales, if you want that, and the little ones for outside. I use wide brass inside the scales on all mine. They also look nice stacked...
Below is a picture from an ad I saw on this forum. Ad was for meat. I can’t figure out what kind of brisket recipe it represents.
Looks like it has a white film over a sweet glaze. It doesn’t make me want to eat it.
Anybody recognize it?
Agreed. I used it since 1980, when Gillette provided me a box of free shaving stuff to my dorm room. Brilliant marketing move. I used it until I got here and started wet shaving.
I prefer the original green label. But the Fresh scent in blue label is fine and easier to find.
I agree that every body thinks they have a coarse beard. To find out, you need to go feel some other mens faces. Rub up and down, side to side. Get up close and observe their faces for swirls and other problem spots. Don’t forget right under their noses and below the chins. When you get out...
I keep a large stock of soaps and a small stock of aftershave.
In order of how often I use them:
1) home made unscented splash with menthol
2) Lucky Tiger, with menthol added
3) Nivea Sensitive balm
Honorable mention goes to Floid Vigoroso