Thanks OP! Your experience seems to describe mine. Had to keep reminding myself to let the weight of the razor do the heavy lifting.Jimmydeals wrote: ↑ I suggest a different brand of blades. I have been shaving for a year and I still can't use the feather blades - they're really sharp.
Going to a milder blade - find a sample pack maybe? - might help.
The biggest thing I'm still learning is trying not to apply pressure to the razor while shaving.
As soon as I do that, especially around the neck area, there's hell to pay.
Gotta admit, the whole wet shaving thing is not as quick as the old gel/cartridge shave.
However, it has been a nice routine and it does feel pretty meditative.
I actually enjoy shaving.
Any reco on a milder blade, more forgiving blade?