Do you apply anything after shaving?
The top bit (like the bald spot area toward the back) of my head has a tendency to be a bit dry and flakey right out of the shower, so I apply a tiny bit of baby oil to that spot while I finish showering. Then I use some ultra-light facial lotion (with bonus low-SPF sunscreen!) on that spot after I towel off.
Twice a week, usually Sunday or Monday, and then Thursday or Friday. Usually because it starts looking kinda scuzzy. If it wasn’t so time-intensive (it usually takes me 10-15 minutes), I might shave every day or every other day. If it didn’t make me look old, I might only do it once a week. The velvety fuzz feels nice if you let it grow past the 2nd day stubble.
How long before you could glance in a mirror and not chuckle?
I look better bald than I ever did with hair. Probably.
I got the worst cut of my life from a Headblade- in my experience, it was way too easy to slide the blade sideways.
I also use a Headblade. I find it produces far fewer nicks, and the slices are no more frequent. Slices are usually a result of a mole, mosquito bite, or some other irregularity.
I do it every other day or so, but that’s because I’m lazy and only do my face every other day or so. I shave in the shower, in only a minute or two. I go by feel like so many others in this thread. I don’t put anything on afterward unless it’s been a long time between shaves (4 days or more), which tends to result in my scalp flaking if I don’t use some kind of moisturizer.
She if she gets it when you say “Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk!”
I just went back to razor shaved smooth again after growing it out to a 1/4" buzz cut for the last year or so. I agree shaving in the shower is easiest, quickest clean up and best results. I take about ten minutes to shave my face and scalp but I’m super picky about getting every last trace of stubble.
I don’t apply anything after, I’m prone to zits and don’t want to clog up any pores with lotion or whatever.
I still cringe when I see pictures of myself totally bald, it’s definitely not my most flattering look. It just feels do damn cool I just can’t resist doing it at times.
Well, I went home after work and had my closest shave yet (still learning).
I covered my head with a hot wet towel. Put the towel in the microwave whenever it cooled. Applied a few drops of baby oil, rubbed in, reapplied towel. Applied gel to scalp. Shaved. Then a cold water rinse and some witch hazel. Smooooooth!
I have joined the legion of the bald! My 5 yr old finally lost his hair to the chemo treatments this last week, and was self conscious about it…so I shaved mine off Friday morning. Three of my buddies decided to as well, and my 5 yr old thinks it’s great
I popped in to say my uncle swears by a fogless mirror. But I have vitiligo too so be sure to wear sunscreen every day! Imagine your dermo yelling at you This spraygets the job done super quick.
Wait… Are we assuming that the OP isn’t a person who burns easily on other body parts? Because if he’s fair like I am, I don’t see him building up any resistence to scalp burning I have hair and my head still burns along where my hair parts nearly every year.
That is just all kinds of awesome!
I’m going out after work to pick up a mirror. And I’ve been using spf30 so far, in a “scalp formulation”. This is fun!