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      12-26-2012, 10:57 PM   #4
Chest Rockwell
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Originally Posted by Red Bread View Post
Badger and Blade's forum should help. I use a dual edge safety razor, they're great for getting a better shave than the modern crap, but not peeling your face.
I agree. I have a few straights but the learning curve can be bloody. Start with a safety razor and once your face gets use to that step up to the straight. You will be able to find a lot of guys letting blades go for a pretty good price on Badger and Blade.

The first time I used a Japanese straight I almost hit bone. Watch the youtube tutorials and figure out what works best for you. The way I look at it is I have to shave every day, it might as well be an enjoyable experience. Spring for a good aftershave balm, it is worth its weight in gold.