Old school shaving

Thursday, 10. February 2011

Dovo Black Micarta

This Christmas I made the switch over to a straight razor from the standard off the shelf disposables and in a word it’s simply awesome.  There is some therapeutic value in the morning, my face feels a lot better, the shave is much closer to the skin and I find I nick myself less with the straight than the disposables.  There are some downsides of course – a learning curve, a higher initial investment and it takes a little bit more time.  Even if you don’t feel like taking the plunge of holding a 3 inch razor against your neck; there are some partial steps that will yield much better results than the standard disposable and canned crud for shaving cream.
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