Discussion in 'Articles' started by GDCarrington, Feb 17, 2012.
Good information here. I didn't know that many products were available. One thing though is that most of your pics didn't come through.
Mr Carrington I find your write up to be quite comprehensive. I never realized there were that many things to curtail unforeseen plasma release. Back in the day we'd just rely on segments of the good old "ceptic" pencil...
Nice article sir. But you forgot the one thing that I always used, good old toilet paper.
Very nice article, Gary. It was quite poignant today as I had a "chunk" taken out of my chin this morning and used my styptic pencil for the first time in a long time. And it worked!
Nice and comprehensive article! Thanks!
Glad to see someone addressing such an important issue....I'm sure many will find this more than useful....The loss of blood is one of the reasons so many are afraid of TWS in the first place....I sure many denisons haven't thought about this kind of thing in a long time, but I'm equally sure there are many who need this information....and your presentation was succinct and thorough....
PS: And I never knew where that name came from...always wondered though.......Witch Hazel...cool
My Pop used to add some Alum powder to a bottle of WH...and each day he'd shake it up and splash after shaving....Said it would keep your skin tight...Well when he was 82, he still didn't have any loose skin under the chin....Maybe I should have listened to him....
Well researched and very well written. You are a scholar and a gentleman.
Ahh the dirty side of shaving. I don't think anyone has ever put together such a comprehensive article about the subject, it's always an after thought or discussed within the context of another thread.
Very helpful. Thank you. I have used Walgreen's WH a few times and the scent is not at all pleasing to me. TSD's SubZero scented WH is in my future.
Great article! Added to the Preshave/Aftershave Master Sticky.
Gary, your articles are as always, fantastic. I cannot stand the pain and discomfort, or the horrible cold sweat and nausea I experience if I cut or even just slightly nick myself. I cannot use alum. Strange, huh?
Infotech, your statement was what also was concerning me when I wrote this article.
Everyone discusses this topic in different threads and as side bars to other topics, but I never saw a complete thread providing information on the products or on some simple steps to stop small cuts. So I decided to make one.
JoAnna, Thanks, it is appreciated! I had hoped that this would serve in that capacity.
Great article, you obviously put a lot of work into it.
One thing that you can do in an emergency is use anti perspirant since as you mentioned it contains aluminium. Makes you smell nice too
Very useful article. People need to know how to handle the occasional nick, and not get panicky over it.
Panic no, Mad at my self for getting careless, usually.
Very nicely written! This is one thing above others that has prevented me from trying wetshaving before. Armed with a couple of these, I have had my confidence boosted!
For a cheap Alum stick look at the crystal under arm dedorants.
They are the only alum source I have available localy and are cheaper than ordering it in.
Yep, I took the alum out of the container after trying to use it as a deodorant and started using it as a post shave alum. My mug smells like my pits, but I'm happy.
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