Pre shave oil

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Pre shave oil

Post by Blackcat9 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:57 am

Any recommendations please? Thanks!
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Re: Pre shave oil

Post by slackskin » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:12 am

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Re: Pre shave oil

Post by drmoss_ca » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:54 am

I don't find it serves any purpose.
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Re: Pre shave oil

Post by Blackcat9 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:11 pm

Thanks to those who responded.
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Re: Pre shave oil

Post by LouisIII » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:18 pm

I hate to be a cynic but I fear its a way for vendors to make an extra chunk of change off newbs. Read these forums and count the numbers of recs they get from people not selling them. If you must have some; look at the ingredients: it's easily reproducible in any supermarket.
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Re: Pre shave oil

Post by Rufus » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:42 am

I find it adds no value. Good old soap and warm water is the best pre-shave prep in my book.
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Re: Pre shave oil

Post by brothers » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:37 am

Early days, I gave it a try a couple of times and decided it was /is useless.
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Re: Pre shave oil

Post by Blackcat9 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:08 pm

Thanks to all for taking the time to reply!
"...take a sharp sword and use it as a barber's razor to shave...your beard."
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Re: Pre shave oil

Post by Weekly » Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:14 pm

I have never used a pre shave oil before
However I do have a brand new container
Of VDH pre shave oil that came with the razor
So I will at some point give it a go , I sure hope
It doesn't make a mess of my razor/brush.
I am a big fan of VDH luxury scented soap puck.

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