Wet shaving is a traditional method of shaving that has experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years. Wet shaving involves using a shaving soap, a brush, a double edge razor, and aftershave tonic to achieve a smooth and close shave. If you're new to wet shaving, it can be a bit overwhelming to get started, but with the right products and a little bit of practice, you'll be able to achieve a great shave in no time. Here are the essential products you'll need to get started with wet shaving, all from The Holy Black: Artisan Shaving Soap: This high-quality shaving soap is designed to provide a rich lather that will help to protect and lubricate your skin during the shave. SR-71 Double Edge Razor: This high-quality double edge razor is designed to provide a close and comfortable shave. It's a classic design that has been proven to work for generations. True Black Shaving Brush: A shaving brush is essential for creating a rich lather and distributing it evenly over your skin. This brush is made with high-quality synthetic bristles that are soft and gentle on your skin. Aftershave Tonic: After shaving, it's important to soothe and moisturize your skin. This aftershave tonic is designed to do just that, and it's formulated with ingredients that will help to reduce redness and prevent ingrown hairs. Moisturizing Lotion: To keep your skin hydrated and healthy, it's important to use a good moisturizer. This moisturizing lotion is designed to nourish and protect your skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth. With these essential products from The Holy Black, you'll have everything you need to get started with wet shaving. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to get started: Prepare your skin. Start by washing your face with warm water to open your pores and soften your whiskers. Lather up. Wet your shaving brush and swirl it around in the shaving soap to create a rich lather. Apply the lather to your face in a circular motion. Shave. Hold your skin taut with one hand and use the other hand to shave with the double edge razor. Make sure to shave with the grain, not against it, and rinse your skin frequently to remove any excess lather. Rinse and moisturize. After shaving, rinse your skin with cool water to close your pores. Apply the aftershave tonic to soothe and moisturize your skin, and finish with a moisturizing lotion to keep your skin hydrated and protected. Wet shaving may seem intimidating at first, but with the right products and a little bit of practice, you'll be able to achieve a smooth and close shave in no time. The Holy Black offers a wide range of high-quality grooming products that are designed to help you achieve your best shave yet. So why wait? Get started with wet shaving today!
Getting Started with Wet Shaving: A Guide with The Holy Black
- by Stefan Vincent
- February 14, 2023
- 2 min read