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    I'm using a standard two blade razor at the moment to "shape" my stubble (growing into a beard). Growth is significantly less on my cheeks that my jaw so to avoid looking like a fool I shave the areas that grow slower.

    Problem is that it's quite difficult to make sure I shave the area that I want to and don't stray into the area I want to keep (shaving foam obscures things). Standard trimmers just don't cut close enough.

    Any tips on equipment I could buy to deal with the boundary regions? I'm thinking of getting one of those cutthroat razors they use at barbers but if there's something else out there that is less hardcore I'd be happy to know about it.

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    (Original post by yusufu)
    I'm using a standard two blade razor at the moment to "shape" my stubble (growing into a beard). Growth is significantly less on my cheeks that my jaw so to avoid looking like a fool I shave the areas that grow slower.

    Problem is that it's quite difficult to make sure I shave the area that I want to and don't stray into the area I want to keep (shaving foam obscures things). Standard trimmers just don't cut close enough.

    Any tips on equipment I could buy to deal with the boundary regions? I'm thinking of getting one of those cutthroat razors they use at barbers but if there's something else out there that is less hardcore I'd be happy to know about it.

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    Don't know too much on the razor part but to help you know which parts you are shaving you could use a cream instead of shaving foam. I use one from Voodoo and it stays practically clear whilst using and has a better quality feel to it than normal shaving foam.

    Just as an aside why are you shaving the parts that grow slower? Won't it then take it longer for those parts to catch up to the bits that grow quickly...??
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    (Original post by meskell)
    Don't know too much on the razor part but to help you know which parts you are shaving you could use a cream instead of shaving foam. I use one from Voodoo and it stays practically clear whilst using and has a better quality feel to it than normal shaving foam.

    Just as an aside why are you shaving the parts that grow slower? Won't it then take it longer for those parts to catch up to the bits that grow quickly...??
    Cream sounds a good idea. Although that then leaves the issue of the razor itself obscuring exactly where I'm shaving. It's not much of an issue if I stray too much around the jaw, but near the moustache a slight amout of discrepancy is quite noticeable.

    Because I'm waiting for it to grow at a quicker pace. Going by my older brothers it should get in gear in a couple of years! Keep having to go to events and things where I need to look reasonably smart at the moment.
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    It looks fine on your profile pic.
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    (Original post by Skadoosh)
    It looks fine on your profile pic.
    Cheers. Take bloody ages to make sure it's properly symmetrical though, since I have to do it very slowly. Need something that would speed things up.
 
 
 
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