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Head Shaving

Postby Jacquers » Wed May 23, 2018 1:54 pm

Saw this used in a video recently and it gets good reviews: https://halftimerazors.com

Any head shavers around here? I think Thug is?

I just use clippers without a guard to 'shave' my head as I'm prone to breakouts and not keen to have my head covered in a rash, but this does look like a good option, similar to the headblade.

Here is another interesting headshaver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSehDS1xzss
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Re: Head Shaving

Postby Thug » Wed May 23, 2018 4:43 pm

Interesting concept Jacquers.

There is also HeadBlade on the market locally available. https://headblade.co.za/

I generally shave my head during summer but grow it and keep it short during winter and use my Muhle R106 which is a mild razor.
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Re: Head Shaving

Postby BLES » Fri May 25, 2018 7:52 am

Cool design but another marketing foefie… If one looks at the cost of razor cartridges these days why would you want to break the bank by shaving with two cartridges at a time? The cost can be quite enormous if you shave your head daily all year around which is the case with me. I shaved my head with all my DE and SE razors without any problem to breakouts. Though I have one razor in particular I fancy for head shaving and that is a plastic Super Max DE razor RVT once sent along with one of my parcels. I recon it is supposed to be the equivalent of the LION razor in our South African market but for me it is much more superior than the Lion. Do you still have some of them Mo? I haven’t seen them yet here in our stores.
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Re: Head Shaving

Postby Jacquers » Fri May 25, 2018 9:12 am

I've seen peoples heads being shaved with just a DE blade (not doing it themselves though), so I suppose similar to a shavette.
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Re: Head Shaving

Postby Bundubeard » Sat May 26, 2018 9:55 am

I got one client who is getting some good shaves with a Rockwell using a BIC blade, he is chuffed and very happy using a safety razor, I can't see how the learning curve can be all that much different than shaving your face. Foefie stamp in my books also.
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Re: Head Shaving

Postby RiverValleyTrading » Sat May 26, 2018 11:54 am

I also used a Muhle when I used to head shave. Worked just fine and I got great shaves. :thumbup:
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Re: Head Shaving

Postby JAYDEE » Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:37 am

I once let my barber shave my head and I felt so uncomfortable. It's just not for me.
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Re: Head Shaving

Postby suleimanshaik » Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:12 am

Hi Guys

I'm guessing there aren't a lot of us " head shavers" in this forum... Only so many perfect heads were made, I guess!!!

I'm a regular head shaver and the more I shaved, the more I needed to ensure I get the best shave for myself.

My recipe and hardware are as follows:
- Venus ladies razor with the Venus Olay Blades. Found this to be the best cartridge option for me. ( Yes, it is a costly affair)
- Merkur 34C with a Good DE Blade
- Pre shave oil ( always )
- Kiehls Post shave lotion/balm
- Dischem Witch Hazel ( too many good properties to list here)
- A great soap /cream that offers slickness coz I know i need it!!

The results are simply good - very good. I have a very sensitive skin, and we know the Head seems to be extra sensitive on a good day.

Lessons learnt along the way:
- Take my time. It's definitely not a rush shave for me.
- DE Razor for trimming around the ears and for those days when I have skipped a shave...
- Never apply pressure in any angle
- Always rinse very well with cool /cold water
- Always apply witch Hazel and let it dry
- Must finish with a Balm
- Don't shave against the grain too often....but definitely with + ( bi-directional)across

PS - the Mrs love the look and feel, every time!!

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Re: Head Shaving

Postby Thug » Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:18 pm

I generally shave my head every 2nd or 3rd day with my Gillette Slim.

No fancy preparation, just in the shower with soap as the lubricant.



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