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Best shaving cream

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by HitMan009, Jul 3, 2003.

  1. indesertum

    indesertum Senior member

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    it'd be nice i guess but as a hairless asian all i have to do is shave mustache and chin hair stubble every 3 days so i have questioned its usefulness for me


    also i realized when i did a full face shave my blade was spreading acne around so i stopped that
     
  2. HORNS

    HORNS Senior member

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    Eeek! Really? That sucks!
     
  3. salisboss

    salisboss Well-Known Member

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    I use the trumpers at home and the taylors on the road because they make a travel stick. That combined with my merkur safety razor make for a better and more economical shave than i could ever get before.

    Sent from my SCH-I510 using Tapatalk 2
     
  4. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    I thought Trumpers made a good cream but never tried their soap. I do have a puck of the Truefitt and it's quite nice. These days I'm getting away from creams in general though I still have some back-stock to use up before it dries up, like a tub of C&E Sweet Almond Oil cream that was - IMHO - the best thing C&E ever made, and the best cream I've ever used. Sadly I've been sitting on that last tub for years now.
     
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  5. surrender

    surrender Senior member

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    Proraso and La Toja (from Spain) are both top notch. For soap, I use Crabtree and Evelyn's Sienna, although I haven't quite figured out how to get a great lather with it yet
     
  6. Gerry

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    Proraso pre and Proraso shaving soap mostly but I sometimes use the cheap and cheerfull Palmolive(green tube). Both develope a nice lather using a good brush but the Proraso leaves the skin feeling nicer.
     
  7. mikeman

    mikeman Senior member

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    Crazy, opposite happens to me. When I keep clean shaven, my acne doesn't seem to be quite as bad.
     
  8. Superfluous Man

    Superfluous Man Senior member

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    Razor blades don't spread acne. If you're getting acne after shaving you need to adjust your technique or change your soap/creme to something that's made with natural ingredients. If it persists then you should see a dermatologist because you may have folliculitis which can be spread by your razor.
     
  9. indesertum

    indesertum Senior member

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    really? i found when i shaved the acne would migrate with the areas i shaved, but i guess it could've been something else. i dunno i think it's plausible the bacteria gets left behind on the blades, but i always rinse with hot water before i shave.


    i bought proraso. is nice. leaves a nice feeling after
     
  10. 2ghouls

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    I regularly use Geo F Trumper Rose, and Mitchells Wool Fat. When I am in a rush, and want to go brushless, I use Trader Joe's Honey Mango Cream. A good value ($4).
     
  11. HORNS

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    The Trumper shaving soap is awesome - I've noticed that my blades aren't getting dull as quickly due most likely to the softer whiskers.
     
  12. Superfluous Man

    Superfluous Man Senior member

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    it's the act of shaving itself that is causing this. change up your cream/soap, blades, and/or technique. i like proraso myself but the coconut oil gave me breakouts. i use van der hagen glycerin soap right now.
     
  13. El Argentino

    El Argentino Senior member

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    Have taken to shaving using hair conditioner. Far less irritation, closer shave, goes faster imo.
     
  14. Bill Smith

    Bill Smith Senior member

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    My favourite shaving creams/soaps: EShave (cream and soaps), L'Occtaine Cade shave soap, Proraso, and Trufitt and Hill.
     
  15. javyn

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    Tabac. 'Nuff said.

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  16. puddles

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    I haven't been through all 11 pages to check if this has been suggested yet, but QED makes their own custom blend from natural essential oils that's well worth checking out.

    I'm partial to the B&B myself.

    Also, get a brush gents.
     
  17. HORNS

    HORNS Senior member

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    That's a good site, QED. Thanks.
     
  18. Rustoless

    Rustoless New Member

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    When picking out shaving cream, make sure to pick up a Rust-O-Less (www.rust-o-less.com)

    As much fun as it is to spend an afternoon scrubbing your shower or bathroom to remove rust rings, there are many other activities someone would prefer to do in their free time.

    Analogy: 
    One ounce of PREVENTION is worth a a pound of CURE
    Using Rust-O-Less is equal to hours of cleaning

    Don't get restless with rust rings, get Rust-O-Less!

    For more information go to Rust-O-Less.com or email rustoless@gmail.com
     
  19. prozach1576

    prozach1576 Senior member

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    I got a tub of D.R. Harris Arlington the other day that I quite like. It probably won't dethrone Nancy Boy though.
     
  20. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Must work like magic if ou can last 3 months on a single blade. ;)
     
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