7 Ways to Upgrade Your Shave
7. Invest in a Shave Brush
Getting a great shave is all about the prep - and nothing prepares your skin and hair more effectively than a quality shaving brush. Beyond exfoliating skin and getting rid of dead cells and debris, scrubbing vigorously in a circular motion with a shave brush softens and raises hairs, substantially reducing your chances of irritation, ingrown hairs, and discomfort.
6. Use a Pre-Shave Oil
By adding glide and locking in moisture, a pre-shave oil is a must for those who experience tugging and pulling from their shave. A high-quality natural pre-shave oil hydrates, protect skin and soften hair whilst allowing the blade to glide smoothly over skin.
5. Add counter-top appeal with a razor stand
Display your razor safely and proudly with a matching stand. Adds a flare of luxury to any wet shaving set up.
4. Use Alum for nicks and cuts
Prone to cuts? We recommend sticking to lower Rockwell blade angle settings (R1 - R3) to prevent any nicks from shaving.
If you do get the occasional cut, be sure to have some Potassium Alum handy to quickly seal it up and stop the bleeding!
3. Use a quality, natural shaving soap
Shaving soaps can be more hydrating, longer lasting and remove excess oil from whiskers - allowing ingredients to penetrate follicles more effectively. Because these are hard soaps - they're great for frequent travelers!
2. Use an adjustable razor
Purchasing an adjustable safety razor is the only way to guarantee a perfect shave for any skin type of facial hair thickness. Most adjustable razors start at a hard-to-use setting and adjust all the way up to what basically equates to an open blade.
Rockwell Razors adjust both the blade angle AND the gap. Rockwell Razors start at an "impossible-to-cut-yourself-
1. Post-shave hydration and repair
Seal the deal with a natural, alcohol-free aftershave balm to leave skin looking and feeling soft, smooth and refreshed.
Do your skin a favor and make sure to avoid any product containing abrasive ingredients.