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Old 09-10-2011, 02:22 PM   #106
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I shave my head and use magic shave.

I never cut myself and I don't get razor burn. It's about $4.00 a can and I can use it every three days for about two weeks. My hair is so thick, I have to leave it on for 20 min.

I hate shaving.
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I #1 clipper my hair every few weeks or into a mohawk if I'm going to a gig, haven't got to the point where I can bring myself to shave though.

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Old 09-10-2011, 04:48 PM   #108
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I #1 clipper my hair every few weeks or into a mohawk if I'm going to a gig, haven't got to the point where I can bring myself to shave though.
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....but you can rock an eighty's Mohawk?

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....but you can rock an eighty's Mohawk?

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Well......the view through my distorted 'lens' is that bald is the new sidepart/anchorman hairstyle. Too many men are flying the 'bald and proud' flag.

I also work on a military post albeit off to the side, so there are a boatload of short haircuts. My idiot stripe sets me apart.
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Old 09-10-2011, 05:36 PM   #110
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Well......the view through my distorted 'lens' is that bald is the new sidepart/anchorman hairstyle. Too many men are flying the 'bald and proud' flag.

I also work on a military post albeit off to the side, so there are a boatload of short haircuts. My idiot stripe sets me apart.
Just jerk'n yer chain! I wear a MH sometimes. All good, man.

My hair got fuzzy [ala grandpa Munster] so i gave it the boot!
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Old 09-12-2011, 10:43 AM   #111
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I ordered a Merkur 180 last night, I'll post again when I get to try it out.
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Old 09-12-2011, 12:20 PM   #112
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Congrats! Welcome to manhood.


My son and I got #1 buzzes over the weekend too. I bought some nice Wahl professional clippers a couple months back and my wife does my hair at home now, I cut my son's.

We were wasting nearly $40.00 a monthly trip after tips for simple haircuts at the barber shop. Pointless. Now I can keep it trimmed for free. I might attempt to cut my own soon. My wife won't let me do it on my own.

If I mess up...I'll just get the DE razor and baby oil out. I'll go for the scalped look for a week or two until it grows back.
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I have enjoyed reading this thread! LOL!

I have always had very sensitive skin and when I shave everyday, my skin breaks out. I have used all sorts of fancy blades - the Fusions, Mach3, etc...I've even used disposables. Electric shavers only seem to work for about a couple of hours. By lunch time, I look like I haven't shaved at all! I usually like to keep the nicely trimmed, goatee style as I just don't look right completely clean shaven. I'm lucky, though, in that my workplace isn't very strict on "clean" appearances. Meaning - I can grow a beard or skip a day of shaving and nobody will say a thing about looking unprofessional.
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Old 09-12-2011, 02:09 PM   #114
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Congrats! Welcome to manhood.


My son and I got #1 buzzes over the weekend too. I bought some nice Wahl professional clippers a couple months back and my wife does my hair at home now, I cut my son's.

We were wasting nearly $40.00 a monthly trip after tips for simple haircuts at the barber shop. Pointless. Now I can keep it trimmed for free. I might attempt to cut my own soon. My wife won't let me do it on my own.

If I mess up...I'll just get the DE razor and baby oil out. I'll go for the scalped look for a week or two until it grows back.
I've been buzzing my own hair for a couple of years. It's not too hard once you get the hang of it, and you will definitely save some serious $$.
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Old 09-12-2011, 02:34 PM   #115
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I have enjoyed reading this thread! LOL!

I have always had very sensitive skin and when I shave everyday, my skin breaks out. I have used all sorts of fancy blades - the Fusions, Mach3, etc...I've even used disposables. Electric shavers only seem to work for about a couple of hours. By lunch time, I look like I haven't shaved at all! I usually like to keep the nicely trimmed, goatee style as I just don't look right completely clean shaven. I'm lucky, though, in that my workplace isn't very strict on "clean" appearances. Meaning - I can grow a beard or skip a day of shaving and nobody will say a thing about looking unprofessional.
I'm not lying and pushing my preferred method when I say that shaving with a DE blade will cut down on irritation. My neck used to be a trouble spot, red bumps/spots and never a close shave. The irritation is gone now and I can get my neck to a baby's butt shave closeness with 2 or 3 passes. I do 2 passes on my face, sometimes a third on the neck.

Double Edge blades are infinitely sharper than any paper-thin cartridge blade. Even with 3, 4 or 5 blades...they're not sharp.

Doesn't take much extra time, the brush already has the lather on it.

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I'm not lying and pushing my preferred method when I say that shaving with a DE blade will cut down on irritation. My neck used to be a trouble spot, red bumps/spots and never a close shave. The irritation is gone now and I can get my neck to a baby's butt shave closeness with 2 or 3 passes. I do 2 passes on my face, sometimes a third on the neck.

Double Edge blades are infinitely sharper than any paper-thin cartridge blade. Even with 3, 4 or 5 blades...they're not sharp.

Doesn't take much extra time, the brush already has the lather on it.

I just feel like I'd cut myself to pieces trying to shave with one of those things.
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:58 AM   #117
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Had my first shave with my Merkur 180 this morning, kinda have mixed thoughts on it. I got a nice clean shave for the most part, I followed the advice of letting the razor do the work and using no pressure. There's no tugging at all, these blades are super sharp! Amazingly enough for my first time I had zero nicks or cuts.

Obviously there's a bit of a learning curve, I had to keep working on getting the right angle. My chin and upper lip was a bit of a problem area with getting the right angle on the blade. Also, working around my sideburns was a challenge.

I admit when I was done I went back around with my fusion to clean things up. Again, there's a learning curve and you have to be patient and take your time. I can't say I'm sold yet, but I'm going to keep working at it. I can see where it's a different experience, and something that is a skill that requires practice and patience.
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:40 AM   #118
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It took me around 3 weeks to get to the point where I had a shave I was proud of and had no nicks. Stick with it.

Just remember...NO PRESSURE. Finding your angle will be a great experience. Probably one morning, you'll just have this shave where you yell "YES" (thinking of a scene from Elf) and you'll be hooked.

Glad to hear it went well for a first shave. Sounds like a typical first shave but with no nicks.

How many passes did you do? I've found that doing one pass, then doing a second in the opposite direction will really do the job.
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I did one pass, but then switched to the fusion to get things cleaned up. Just gotta keep working on the angle, that's the tough part.
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Old 09-19-2011, 11:43 AM   #120
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I'm an experienced shaver and 1 pass doesn't do the job, so cleaning up with the Fusion isn't necessary if you do a second pass with the real razor.

Reason is...all hair doesn't grow in the same direction. You have to do WTG (with the grain) and ATG (against) to get all of them.
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