I just got a shave a few hours ago with Mühle R41 and a Feather blade. Let that sink in...
Thanks! If you'd like, feel free to send me a message. I will gladly share All the details and listen to your issues to see if I Can be of any help.Thanks for the thorough response. I like the 70/30 point and agree. I can ‘feel’ during the shave if I’ve irritated the area.
Glad you’re making satisfactory progress.
Thank you for your kind words. I shave as often as I can. Obviously, I cannot shave everyday if my skin is blemished like in the pictures above, it only makes it worse. However, the time needed for my skin to clear is shortening.I'm so glad that things are starting to work out for you and that you are starting to enjoy traditional wet shaving.
Developing your technique and shaving daily when you can, really helps. The daily part accustoms your skin to your shaving and more quickly develops that technique.
Thought I should mention this also for folks who suffer from irritation, skin bumps and ingrown hairs is to allows use cold water rinses on your skin and I just watched a video on cold water rinsing your razor instead of using hot water rinsing a razor. I read the comments from viewers on rinsing the razor with cold water test and folks claim it works better with less irritation and was recommended by dermatologist to this fellow client. I always cold water rinse after each pass and now I will be rinsing my razor. Cold water calms the skin from my experiences.
It seems to make the blade more rigid possibly where hot water expands the blade and weakens the edge a little from the expansion and contraction, the very tip of the blade is measured in millionths of inch. So maybe there is some truth to it, some claim the blade lasts longer also.
I found out about this recently with Geo Fatboy on Youtube who use to always use warm to hot water to clean razor he claims. I read some of the comments and the fellows seem to like it, so it works. I did my first shave with a RR Wunderbar slant and worked very well or a least the results indicated excellent shave. Time will tell, he still keeps his lather warm but the razor stays cold, it is worth watching because he explains it better. I have been cold water rinsing my face after each pass for years but never tried a cold razor, it is a nice sensation also even if some can not be convinced of its benefit.This helped me. I had problems on my neck early on when I was using carts and even when I first switched to a butterfly DE razor. This was one thing that helped.