I don't know how you guys who wet shave do it at a sink...

Discussion in 'General Shaving Talk' started by Oldschoolpaulie, Jan 15, 2019.

  1. jimjo1031

    jimjo1031 never bloomed myself

    When using carts, shower shaving was OK because I didn't have to lather between passes, just used bar soap. But it would be kind of hard doing my shave routine in a shower, especially if I dropped a razor. I just take my time and enjoy it and it usually takes 10-12 minutes for a shave, 15 tops.
     
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  2. Paul76

    Paul76 Well-Known Member

    Yep, always need a shed over your important tools.:signs136:
     
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  3. Paul76

    Paul76 Well-Known Member

    Or there is always the shave bib option to stop the drips 65186EE7-0AF8-4E9C-B546-7B6A364F49A2.jpeg
     
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  4. Trigger

    Trigger Double Jedi Knight

    I always shaved my face at the sink, never the shower. I have shaved my head in the shower, but I prefer doing it at the sink as well. I mostly use a straight or a shavette to shave, so it is much safer to do it at the sink. When I use a DE safety razor, I still use the sink. I guess you can say that this is the only time I can say that a sinking feeling is a good feeling.
     
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  5. RyX

    RyX DoH! Staff Member

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    Kitchen sink shaver, here. Taller counter height and my sink in on an inside wall so I mounted a mirror & shelf right there. When I remodeled I installed a light fixture above the sink. I tend to shave in the evenings after doing the dishes. It's like giving myself a prize for good kitchen habits.
     
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  6. MntnMan62

    MntnMan62 Well-Known Member

    I've been shaving at the sink since I first took a Bic disposable to my face back when I was a teen. Now at 56 I can think of no other place more appropriate for shaving than the bathroom sink.
     
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  7. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    The thought of shaving in the shower is just wrong. My wife does that.
    I spend up to an hour shaving my face and head at the sink, I also used to be in a lot of trouble not cleaning up every hair, im better now. :)
     
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  8. Lancre

    Lancre Well-Known Member

    Amen, Brother. I, too avoid that sinking feeling. The shower shave is smoother because the beard is better hydrated.
     
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  9. I have all of my shaving necessities available within arms reach in the shower, too.
     
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  10. Semper Fi. I have to get the other knee done before July.
     

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  11. As to the "doesn't take me that long" guys, not sure how that helps. It does me.
     
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  12. BigMark83

    BigMark83 [...........] this space intentionally left blank

    Is that enough time to heal up?

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  13. Yes. Surgeon said I could be released to full duty in six weeks.
     
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  14. Don't now how its "just wrong," its a LOT easier and quicker.
     
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  15. Right under the water source.
     
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  16. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    I can't imagine taking 35 minutes to shave. Maybe if I did 10 passes. Maybe.

    I've shaved at the sink for as long as I've been shaving. I don't think shaving in the shower would even have occurred to me.
     
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  17. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    Oh HELL no! Straight razor is not coming in the shower with me.

    No.
     
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  18. Nine passes, as well as shaving my head. Nine passes on my mug doesn't even get me close to BBS. I've given up on that unicorn.
     
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  19. Keithmax

    Keithmax Breeds Pet Rocks

    I’m a 4 pass shaver, so it takes me some time too.
     
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  20. Primotenore

    Primotenore missed opera tunity

    What's the hurry? I used to rush it when I hated it. Those days are thankfully long gone. If I don't have the time, I don't shave at all.
     
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