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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

I use an electric beard trimmer so I end up shaving over the sink as well. I line the sink with 2-3 paper towels(try to cover the whole surface area of the sink) and wet them. I shave over the sink ...
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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

I have a piece of poster board that I cover my sink with. I have folded the board to rest easy on the faucet, as well as stop any hair from sliding off the paper. The hair is still dry, so it slides ...
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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

This is just a guess since I am a female and don't shave my face, but I think it'd work if you put a towel in the sink before you shave, just lay it out on the surface and then shave, the hair will ...
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What is the best way to stop the bleeding from a shaving cut?

The simplest way to stop bleeding from a minor cut like a shaving nick is to apply direct pressure (a clean fingertip does the job nicely) for at least two minutes. If you take blood thinners or have ...
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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

I use a small rectangular plastic bag with: The length side split approximately half way down. Place it in the sink and all your trimmings fall into the open bag. When you're done you simply lift the ...
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How to keep track of how many uses a razor blade has left

Get 11 small pieces of scratch paper that are all the same size. (I use the backs of old business cards. They're white, sturdy, and all 2" x 3.5".) On each one, write one of these: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,...
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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

Turn on the tap and then with your hand guide and/or throw the stream to the places where there are still hairs. Repeat until clean :) You can use your moist hand to wipe up the loose hairs around ...
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How to keep track of how many uses a razor blade has left

I think you need abandon the idea of keeping track of the number of times you use the blade unless you want to go to the overkill method of "self surveillance" in Harish's answer. Personally, I work ...
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What is the least painful and most effective way to keep chest shaved?

You mentioned you have 'heard that hair removal cream burns'. Try using it on a small area. It doesn't burn most people, but leaving it on longer (for thicker hair) and multiple applications within ...
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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

I have been cutting my own hair for twenty years, shaving for that long as well, using electric clippers. This is a problem the first few times you perform this task, but it is something where "...
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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

Try using the razor in the bath tube or in a shower. Afterwards you can rinse the whole tub easier using the hose. You can put one of these cosmetic mirrors with a suction cup on the wall if you need ...
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How to keep track of how many uses a razor blade has left

Note: this is not how to count but an easy hack you can avoid this long procedure. Always keep one extra blade, so whenever you feel it is not going to work or not working, change it that time ,or ...
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How to get hair fragments off of skin after beard trimming

Trimming right before taking a shower seems to help for me, but it isn't always an option. A lint roller might work, especially if you were in a hurry. I've used one many times to get human and ...
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Keep shaving stubble from getting into my eyes

Shave wet. If you aren't willing to switch to a bladed razor (which would use shaving cream), you can switch to a wet/dry electric razor. Product Search: Wet/Dry Electric Razor You don't need to ...
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How do I keep whiskers out of sink

The way to keep whiskers out of a sink is… Remove the "vanity" mirror from over the sink to another location… and the whiskers will follow. Choose another location where cleanup is easier for the "...
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Shaving my head

You can use head shaver/trimmer, e.g. something like this: Source. (Just random result when searching for head shaver on Google.) You won't get "smooth" skin but as you say you can't use ...
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How to build a very close shaving shaver?

I've edited your post quite a bit as it was very chatty, and confusing. Hopefully I've maintained your original meaning, even though it doesn't really make sense. The fashion hasn't in most places I'...
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What is the best way to stop the bleeding from a shaving cut?

You can buy an Alum shaving block. These are very cheap, and when you make them wet, and then rub them (softly) over the cut, the alum will make it close. I use one when shaving with a cut-throat ...
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What is the best way to stop the bleeding from a shaving cut?

These are 5 alternatives to toilet paper: 1. Deodorant Most antiperspirants contain aluminum chloride that can, in addition to shrinking sweat glands, constrict blood vessels and clot a nick. 2. ...
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What is the least painful and most effective way to keep chest shaved?

I purchased a woman's electric wet/dry shaver, 3 Blade Foil Shaver. One of the blades is a trimmer that cuts longer hairs, the other two cut them short. I had not shaved my chest in 3 or 4 days as ...
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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

I shave with clippers every other week or so and it gets everywhere around the sink. What I use to clean the sink and surrounding counter area is a bit unique; you know how in a pack of, say, NyQuil ...
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How to keep track of how many uses a razor blade has left

What I do is place 4 tiny rubber bands around the handle and each time I use I remove one. I hate going to shower and find I have a dull razor.
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How to keep track of how many uses a razor blade has left

Our solution ended up being simple, but specific to our setup. I have accepted the most popular answer, but I share my solution in case it helps anybody else. I have a shelf/alcove in my shower that ...
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How to keep track of how many uses a razor blade has left

Although my "stack of cards" answer was pretty popular, I came up with another idea that I've started using myself. It works for disposable razors, but it might also work on your disposable blades. ...
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How to keep track of how many uses a razor blade has left

Set up 10 small boxes in a row. Number each. When you put in a new blade, put your shaver in the first box. When you or your wife uses it, put it back in the next box each time. When you take it ...
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How does one efficiently clean-up hair from sink after shaving or trimming beard?

If the sink is completely dry beforehand, the dry hairs from your mustache & beard shouldn't stick, and a vacuum with a hose (and possibly a brush attachment) should work very effectively.
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How can I shave my back?

Choose a proper tool To me the key issue here is not actually doing the shaving, but seeing what needs to be shaved. I have used an electrical rotary razor with a trimmer section, and I've been ...
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Shave off a full beard without access to a beard trimmer

I hear you.. shaving 2 weeks worth of growth off your face with a (disposable) multi-blade razor is a pain: Usually the bristles immediately clog and wedge themselves into the spaces between the ...
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After shave itching

Try cornstarch after the shave ,ultrafine would be even better (Like the kind found in women's feminine deodorant powder.Its pure cornstarch with a light fragrance but it's always helped me when I'd ...
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How to get hair fragments off of skin after beard trimming

I've always tied a towel around my neck and secured the other end somewhere in front of me. Because the towel is raised up to about shoulder level in front, this should reduce the amount of hair that ...
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