I've been shaving a good month with merkurs and have been getting great results. I've switched up creams, and am still in search of the the cream. I do three passes and touch up. One with grain, one across, and one against. When I shave against the grain I experience a resistance from my whiskers, but get no ingrowns, or razor burn/cuts/nicks. My question then is this: Is this supposed to be like this? I've read posts where people get absolutely no resistance from their beard. Do I need a sharper blade?