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by xChris
Sun Nov 20, 2005 4:26 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Can anyone recommend some masks for me?
Replies: 8
Views: 2999

Alot of people seem to like french green clay. You can mix it with distilled/purified water or a hydosol (rose, lavendar). These items can be found at
by xChris
Sun Nov 20, 2005 4:12 am
Forum: Safety Razors & Blades
Topic: Switching to a straight
Replies: 10
Views: 1416

I've been shaving with a straight for about 6 weeks now. The stretching is still one of the skills that I need to get just right -- it definitely makes a difference. I also agree with Gramps about using light strokes with the appropriate angle. When I applied too much pressure, I would get the skin ...
by xChris
Sun Nov 20, 2005 3:55 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Boar vs Badger
Replies: 9
Views: 1963

You can always try to get one of the Tweezerman pure badger brushes -- ~$10.00. You can find them on the internet, and also in some local drugstores. I have a Wilkinson's Sword pure badger brush and a Surrey boar's hair brush. They feel very similar to me. I don't think you'lll be losing much if any...
by xChris
Sat Nov 12, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How Did You Start?
Replies: 43
Views: 6507

I re-found wet shaving after my Norelco stopped taking & holding a charge in its batteries. I thought I'd take a look inside it to change them out, but (no surprise really) they were soldered in. So now I had to resort to using a M3 and some Edge gel that I had. I'm a knife knut as another hobby, an...
by xChris
Wed Oct 12, 2005 9:01 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: How many brushes do you own?
Replies: 27
Views: 4875

Just 2 here as I'm very new to this scene...

Dovo "Handmade" with ebony handle & silvertip badger
Surrey boar bristle