While I have tried a couple different preshave products I never found them helpful. I get excellent results without a preshave, and don't feel any need to add unnecessary products or steps to my routine.
Excellent! I did the same. I e used it for pre-shave and general beard oil since they share so many ingredients. I think I had some jojoba, almond, and Shea but oils in it. It works well but I don't really love the feeling of oil on my face. I'm planning to try one of the pre-shave soaps at some point. Say, for instance, the Stirling one. Recommendations are welcome.I use my own concoction preshave oil. It helps but it is also for my skin. The first time I used preshave oil my wife asks "what did you do your face looks so much better".
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For many years (40 to be exact) my pre-shave routine consisted of either a hot facecloth or a splash of hot water before lathering up for a shave. These days, however, since discovering the wet-shaving practices of my forefathers, I have discovered the magic of the preshave cream. Yet, I...www.badgerandblade.com