Shaving and cutting oneself

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Two questions:

1. How to shave? cream on shaver then shave or cream on face then shave?

2. I just cut my lip and blood comes out easily. What do I do?
 

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1. foam on face.
2. put a piece on tissue on it.
 
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1. foam on face.
2. put a piece on tissue on it.
Let's avoid infection.
1. foam on face
2. rubbing alcohol on cut
3. stifle scream
4. put a piece of tissue on it.
 
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Two questions:

1. How to shave? cream on shaver then shave or cream on face then shave?

2. I just cut my lip and blood comes out easily. What do I do?
I take it you're young and just learning? Do you have an older man you can ask to show you? If you don't have a father around, perhaps an uncle, older cousin, best friend's father...
 
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Just be lucky you don't have to shave your armpits. Getting a nick under there....OUCH :bugeye: !
 
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Just be lucky you don't have to shave your armpits. Getting a nick under there....OUCH :bugeye: !
I've never managed to nick my armpits. I only get myself along the wrinkly skin on the back of the ankle when I'm rushing. Faces seem a bit trickier though...or maybe guys are just wimpier :biggrin:.
 
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Two questions:

1. How to shave? cream on shaver then shave or cream on face then shave?

2. I just cut my lip and blood comes out easily. What do I do?
one word:





Norelco
 
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I've never managed to nick my armpits. I only get myself along the wrinkly skin on the back of the ankle when I'm rushing. Faces seem a bit trickier though...or maybe guys are just wimpier :biggrin:.
There is some tricky skin on the neck under the jaw and some other places that are ready-made for nicks.
 
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I've never managed to nick my armpits. I only get myself along the wrinkly skin on the back of the ankle when I'm rushing. Faces seem a bit trickier though...or maybe guys are just wimpier :biggrin:.
Nah, we just bleed all over everything in bathroom.
 
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Styptic pencil.

Stings.

Stops the bleeding.

Make sure you always have a sharp blade, a dull blade will usually cause more cuts, but a new blade will too since you just used a dull one and were pressing too hard.
 
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The rule is to always shave in the direction that the hair is growing. That doesn't work for me. On the underside of my chin, I have to shave forward against the grain. What's driving me nuts now is that W bought me a disposable (but she doesn't know it's disposable) electric razor for Xmas. I therefore have to 'shave' with this thing, which is as useless as tits on a nun. When she's out of town, as currently, I sneak out the good old Schick and foam up.
 
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Nah, we just bleed all over everything in bathroom.
I had a reply for that, but it's probably too disgusting to actually write out.

You could always grow a beard. :biggrin:
 
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I had a reply for that, but it's probably too disgusting to actually write out.
whisper it then
 
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Don't be shy, Moonie. Spill, already...
 
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Do people recommend an electric shaver as a man will need to shave for the rest of his life, if he dosen't like facial hair?

So why would someone stick with cream and blade for a long period of time, if cost isn't an issue for him.
 
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what is that?
An electric shaver.
 
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what is that?
Its a triple head electric shaver.
 
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Dang, Evo beat me to it. But as I recall, Santa uses a electric shaver, I guess when his sled is in the shop.
 
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Are you using those cheapo BICs?

My Gillette Fusion hasn't really failed me (I only grow a goatee, but far from thick) and it's hard to get a cut as long as you have some sort of foam/gel since the blade bends (unlike the cheap BICs).

You can get an electric one if you tend to grow thick hair (something I fortunately don't have to experience).
 
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Dang, Evo beat me to it. But as I recall, Santa uses a electric shaver, I guess when his sled is in the shop.
That commercial signals the beginning of the Christmas season for me. I am glad that they have kept that going for so many years. Noelco.
 
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Are you using those cheapo BICs?

My Gillette Fusion hasn't really failed me (I only grow a goatee, but far from thick) and it's hard to get a cut as long as you have some sort of foam/gel since the blade bends (unlike the cheap BICs).

You can get an electric one if you tend to grow thick hair (something I fortunately don't have to experience).
Those BICs, exactly.
 
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Don't be shy, Moonie. Spill, already...

ROFL.
 
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Ah, a blade is a blade. I used the Schick whatever, with the whisker ejector function, which suited me very well... until they stopped selling refills for them. Then I switched to the Gillette system, because it was the only one that worked. (Incidentally, I have no problem with the Bics other than them clogging up too quickly. They're good blades.)
 
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Heh, they're just more forgiving to the ones who aren't good at pivoting the wrist around bends.

The heads will angle for you so you don't accidently dig into the skin (which is why some get cut).
 

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