The Bearded Colonel 2017: Men’s Ultimate Guide to Beard, Razors and Shaving
In this modern world we have today, proper shaving is no longer the art that men used to portray in the past, the average male doesn’t have any clue about the fine art of conventional or traditional wet shaving. Men today are just used to using disposable and cheap shaving products that exist in the market today, and sad to say that the tradition of clean shave seems put inside our closets forever. Now, this Bearded Colonel can help you bring this glorious men’s ritual back to life. What are the benefits of the traditional wet shave? There are a lot of benefits men can get from classic or traditional wet shave such as reduced cost, more consistent shaves, and reduced environmental impacts. You can spend $20 for an 8-pack disposable 4-blade cartridge razors, whereas the cost of a double-edged safety men’s razor does not exceed $0.25. Traditional shaving soaps and creams are made from natural ingredients and you can even have more savings using them.
As compared to razor cartridges sold in the market today, a double-edged blade is recyclable, and traditional shave soaps and creams’ bowls and tubes produce less waste than aerosol containers that commercially prepared gels come in. Many men do not even know that they have poorly-done shaves with redness, ingrown hairs, and razor burns. Skin irritation is prevented with the use of safety razor, giving your face a clean and healthy look because you are just only using a single blade instead of two or three that may chew up your face when cutting your whiskers. The things you must prepare for a traditional shave include a safety razor, blade, shaving brush, shaving soap, shaving cream and a towel. As compared with cheap plastic razors sold in the market today, a safety razor is a machine with a piece of heavy and sturdy metal. Each blade possesses unique cutting ability and sharpness and you can select from a variety of different safety razor blades until you find what’s best for you.
Lathering up with a brush really feels nice, providing hydration to the shaving cream for a thicker and rich shaving lather, and helping in getting the shaving cream under your whiskers for smoother and better shaves. The technique of a traditional wet shave involves preparation, lathering and shaving, wherein the goal of preparing your beard is for softening your whiskers for an easier and less irritating shaving. It is important to use as little pressure when shaving as possible with the blade angle as far away from your face as possible, shaving with the grain, and going for beard reduction not removal.Overwhelmed by the Complexity of Options? This May Help