12-20-2018, 03:33 PM
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I tried a new prep alternative about which I recently read (can't remember where).

Step1 - apply electric razor pre-shave lotion. Whiskers stand up straight rather than being limp from warm water.

Step 2 - lather up and shave with cold water.

Simple. Fast. Cheaper than many other alternatives. Result in my case was an unusually good shave. Since I used the same razor, blade and soap, the result is in my opinion attributable to the pre-shave lotion. I know this goes against the grain (pardon the pun) of advice dispensed by gurus and some would consider this heresy. Nevertheless, it worked for me. YMMV.

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 12-20-2018, 04:22 PM
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I get better shaves from cold water, it just feels nicer to use hot water haha

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 12-20-2018, 07:23 PM
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(12-20-2018, 04:22 PM)vigilantesd Wrote: I get better shaves from cold water, it just feels nicer to use hot water haha

Agreed but I am more interested in shave quality. Just me.

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 12-20-2018, 08:16 PM
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(12-20-2018, 07:23 PM)slackskin Wrote:
(12-20-2018, 04:22 PM)vigilantesd Wrote: I get better shaves from cold water, it just feels nicer to use hot water haha

Agreed but I am more interested in shave quality. Just me.
Still not going anywhere near this to be kind. (same as on another forum)

But if it works for you go for it.

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 12-21-2018, 12:17 AM
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I was just thinking about this the other day as I tend to enjoy finishing the shave with an ice cold towel. I hardly ever do that but I would agree my face enjoys hot water but the quality of a wet shave is better with cold.

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