Regrowth Is My Problem

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Regrowth Is My Problem

Post by HBK42581 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:52 am

Guys, I can't remember the last time I was able to shave my face and not get irritation on my chin directly under each corner of my mouth when the whiskers start to grown back in. No matter how lightly I shave there, it happens. Any ideas??
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Post by jww » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:56 am

Blade buffing with zero pressure - and lots and lots of water. It works for me every time. But -- be patient and as I say -- zero -- that's zero pressure.

Did I say zero pressure????

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Post by Thalay Sagar » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:31 am

+1 to Wendell's advice. Using light pressure combined with a very slick lather should give you great results.
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Post by Rambler » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:34 am

I have a similar problem under my chin. Zero pressure as said above, and for me a bit of skin 'moving' not stretching and an awkward blade angle usually gets it done with just one pass. Otherwise it gets a bit red.
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Post by jww » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:57 pm

One thing I neglected to add in my initial post above was that if you hold the razor with the blade at an agle to the cut --- that together with the blade buffing technique takes care of all those nasty scratchies that so often get left behind. So add the angle of attack vs the angle of the blade to my list of suggestions.

Did I say zero pressure yet? :D
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Post by ShadowsDad » Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:59 pm

Wendell, you may have left out maybe the most important factor. Did you mean to also write "zero pressure"?
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Post by jww » Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:32 am

ShadowsDad wrote:Wendell, you may have left out maybe the most important factor. Did you mean to also write "zero pressure"?
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Oops -- yup, like I said, "zero pressure".

I may have mentioned it once, but I think I got away with it ....

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Post by JarmoP » Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:06 am

I buzz my Braun PocketGo battery electric on corners of my mouth and just below my nose after every shave for a few seconds. No one would notice if I did not. Just me faceturbating.

It is just not worth to try shave every corner when it irritates you. Or try make it a baby face. Hope this helps.
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Post by HBK42581 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:17 pm

JarmoP wrote:I buzz my Braun PocketGo battery electric on corners of my mouth and just below my nose after every shave for a few seconds. No one would notice if I did not. Just me faceturbating.

It is just not worth to try shave every corner when it irritates you. Or try make it a baby face. Hope this helps.
I even get irritation when I used a small foil shaver on these areas, too. :-/
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