Shaving against the grain
Dear Daniel, My question is…
At present I use a Gillette Mach 3, a shaving brush and traditional shaving cream.
I usually make two passes and then shave against the growth on the sides of my face to finish. I gather this is not a good idea in your view.
I also get the occasional razor bump, usually on my chin, is the above a cause of this?
Shaving against the grain will create shaving bumps.
Going down twice is enough.
Ask Daniel Rouah your Hair, Grooming and Shaving Questions
After opening the first salon offering electrolysis and waxing to men in the 1970s Daniel is in great demand and travels the world offering advice to individuals, salons and companies on many aspects of grooming and skin care.
If you're interested in information about Daniel's seminars or a salon owner requesting further details expect a reply soon.
To ask Daniel a question please use the form below and you'll receive a reply shortly.
Modern Gent, 145 Snargate Street, Dover, Kent CT17 9BZ, UK – Telephone +44 (0)1304 208358