08-23-2017, 11:37 AM
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Nivea Creme

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 08-23-2017, 11:51 AM
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Like others in this thread, I usually use a basic glycerine soap as a pre-shave, mostly to hydrate and soften the whiskers and then I leave it on before applying lather which may give a marginal "uberlather."  Seems to help and is cheap.  My GF recently got me some of the Proraso pre-shave cream and it does seem to work well the few times I've tried it. In both cases I think the benefit is a bit extra residual slickness from the glycerin.  Just my 2 cents.

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 08-23-2017, 12:19 PM
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(06-17-2017, 06:33 AM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: For me, the best pre-shave is a proper prep with a lot of hot water.  It eliminates the need for a pre-shave product.

Hear, hear.

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 08-25-2017, 06:10 PM
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(08-16-2017, 06:46 PM)jaxstraww Wrote: Been trying a pre-shave oil this week and haven't found any improvements in my shave at all. Thinking the pre-shave is a marketing gimmick and hot water is all you need.

I'm not a fan of pre-shave oil but I do experience a positive difference with a mentholated cream like Myrsol Emulsion or Proraso Pre/Post.

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 08-26-2017, 09:15 AM
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L'Occitane Milk Soap

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 09-09-2017, 12:29 PM
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Can't go wrong with a little Musgo in the morning.[Image: b3b4152b3c5d90b0ecb2500810d20169.jpg]

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