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Save money on shaving foam/gel

GettinOldeGettinOlde Member Posts: 495 Pioneering
Personally. I use a soap-stick and brush, but you can make a can of gel or foam last 2 or 3 times longer by spraying a small amount into a shaving brush to apply - you won't waste any having to rinse it from your hands, good for men and women. B)
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  • zakbloodzakblood Member Posts: 419 Pioneering
    well that seems like a good tip, thanks, will give it a go and see how i get on, don't shave much as my dad always said to me, son, if you shave every day, you will be shaving every day for the rest of your life, and it worked, just every 4 or 5 days once a week is plenty, so may take a while to reply
  • GettinOldeGettinOlde Member Posts: 495 Pioneering
    Talking of frequency, if I shave outside of a 3/4 day window (odd, I know) I develop a rash due to seborrheic dermatitis bought on by stupidly using the incorrect lubricant for my hair clippers, 3-in-1 general-purpose oil - be warned. :/
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  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Member Posts: 2,007 Disability Gamechanger
    that reminds me..must get my  carer to shave my wanting my crops out with the weather forecast!
  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    I always tend to nick myself shaving my legs these days so now use the hair removal cream.  It stinks a bit until you shower it off, but find it to be good.  Enjoy the sun, @pollyanna1052:smiley:
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  • OverlyAnxiousOverlyAnxious Member Posts: 1,268 Disability Gamechanger
    I use an electric shaver myself, was bought it as a gift a few years ago and find it so much better than the old manual type!  I use it dry (no foam) so no mess and haven't cut myself with it at all, I was often catching myself with the manual one and can't cope with blood.  It's also still on the original cutting head after nearly 2 years instead of having to keep replacing blades so cheaper in the long run and less plastic waste too.

    The main problem I have shaving is the left hand 'corner' of my chin.  I think there must be a nerve running through there, I have to be really careful in that area otherwise it triggers hiccups (really not ideal as I already suffer with indigestion & reflux!!) which are then extremely difficult to stop.  Can't say I've heard of anyone else having this issue though so maybe it's just me! :D
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