Home Page | Gallery | PM Inbox | Forum Index  
 

Pre Shave soap

Ok, so we've got shaving all taken care of but what about that hair and the rest of your face? Get the low down on shampoo's, conditioners, finishers, cleansers, toners and moisturizers right here!

Pre Shave soap

Postby chris1978 » Sat Dec 05, 2015 8:50 pm

I was wondering if you use Pre Shave Soap and if it worth it. I gave seen it on YouTube. They using Phoenix Artisan Accountment pre shave soap. To wash your face with it and rub the soap on your face along with the shaving cream or soap. I was thinking that plan to get it for while. Any feed back?

Chris A
chris1978
 
Posts: 371
Joined: Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:07 pm
Location: Elmwood Park, NJ, USA

Re: Pre Shave soap

Postby notthesharpest » Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:29 pm

Pre-shave soap is really not necessary when you have a good lather and are shaving after a shower or bath. If you need to shave without starting with a shower or bath, you'll probably find that washing your face before you start lathering is a good idea - but even then, special soap is certainly not needed. It's just a waste of money - as far as I'm concerned anyway.

If you've always wanted some nice soap, well yes, I'm sure that it is nice soap. But... yeah, you get the point.
notthesharpest
Assistant Dean SMFU
 
Posts: 9449
Joined: Mon Apr 18, 2005 10:32 am
Location: Vancouver, BC

Re: Pre Shave soap

Postby Squire » Sun Dec 06, 2015 6:37 am

It certainly does no harm but is not needed either. If I haven't showered I will wash my face before shaving but mainly I'm softening whiskers with water so any soap will do the job.
Regards,
Squire
User avatar
Squire
Squadron Leader
 
Posts: 18970
Joined: Mon Apr 18, 2005 3:41 pm
Location: North East, MS

Re: Pre Shave soap

Postby Rufus » Sun Dec 06, 2015 6:54 am

Squire wrote:It certainly does no harm but is not needed either. If I haven't showered I will wash my face before shaving but mainly I'm softening whiskers with water so any soap will do the job.


+1
Bryan
Rufus
 
Posts: 1928
Joined: Thu Apr 19, 2007 2:25 pm
Location: Greater Toronto Area

Re: Pre Shave soap

Postby drmoss_ca » Sun Dec 06, 2015 9:11 am

I have tried all sorts of things to better soften whiskers before shaving (soaps, detergents, conditioners, pre-shave lotions) but it all comes down to hydrating those hairs. To do that, they have to be degreased as oil on the hair shafts will prevent water from entering, and pretty much any soap will do that. Then it's a matter of applying hot water for long enough to saturate and soften the hair.

The old tubes of Palmolive cream used to recommend washing the beard with soap and water, rinsing, reapplying soap, and then lathering with their cream on top of that. But really, if the beard is well softened and the cream is decent, there's no need to make a kind of super-lather on the face. Good luck in your search for a magical beard softener - I don't think you will succeed, but be sure to tell us if you do!

Chris
"Je n'ai pas besoin de cette hypothèse."
Pierre-Simon de Laplace
User avatar
drmoss_ca
Admin
 
Posts: 9026
Joined: Thu Jul 08, 2004 4:39 pm

Re: Pre Shave soap

Postby brothers » Sun Dec 06, 2015 6:16 pm

hot water
Gary
brothers
 
Posts: 17421
Joined: Sun Sep 14, 2008 7:18 am
Location: Oklahoma City USA

Re: Pre Shave soap

Postby anomaly1985 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:38 pm

Got their new cube 6oz pre shave soap. It's well mentholated. Felt my face feeling refreshed and smooth.
~TImothy~
User avatar
anomaly1985
 
Posts: 21
Joined: Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:08 pm
Location: USA

Re: Pre Shave soap

Postby CMur12 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:06 pm

Welcome to SMF, anomaly1985!

- Murray
Give me Soap or give me death!
CMur12
 
Posts: 6578
Joined: Mon Dec 18, 2006 8:41 pm
Location: Moses Lake, Washington

Re: Pre Shave soap

Postby anomaly1985 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:33 pm

CMur12 wrote:Welcome to SMF, anomaly1985!

- Murray


Thanks Murray. Happy to be hear. :D
~TImothy~
User avatar
anomaly1985
 
Posts: 21
Joined: Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:08 pm
Location: USA


Return to Skin Care & Hair Care

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests