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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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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 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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What are alternatives for aftershave?

It actually depends on what is your primary goal. Disinfection? Healing of cuts and scratches? Skin care? Scent? Commercial after-shaves usually contain substances to address all these issues. So, if ...
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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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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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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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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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Poor straight razor shaving/sharpening experiences

I haven't shaved in a long time, but the last several years I did, I used a Hoffritz straight razor. My experience was that stropping, done correctly, did a fine job of maintaining the edge; I could (...
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Keeping head not shaved but buzzed?

My electric hair trimmer has several plastic spacers of various sizes that clip onto it. But when I use the hair trimmer on my beard without any spacer, it leaves about 2 mm of stubble behind. It take ...
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Shaving my head

I suffer from ingrown hairs. I also shave my head and “have to” because I get that weird friar look if I don’t. An electric trimmer is for sure an option, but an alternative is to shave in the shower....
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Shaving my head

The other answers do well discussing trimmers with adjustable heights. But if you prefer not to have head-stubble, there are certainly options. A majority of black men deal with ingrown hairs and/or ...
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Shave off a full beard without access to a beard trimmer

You don't talk about how you are going to manage the hair that grows on the top of your head. Manage your beard the same way. Just let your hair grow until you get done hiking, do the same for your ...
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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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How to get hair fragments off of skin after beard trimming

I use a cordless trimmer in the shower with a mirror attached to the shower wall. After I trim my beard, I simply take a shower; a sprayer attachment makes this even easier. This was done mainly to ...
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