Expert Advice from our Master Barbers

Tips for Mastering the Curves

  • Could you share some tips for shaving one’s jawline, chin, and other “angles” of the face?

    First, stretch the skin up or down, away from the jawline. Next, make sure to shave in the direction of the grain of the hair growth. This will help reduce irritation.

  • How should men approach the various angles of the face, such as the jawline or chin, when shaving?

    Be consistent with the amount of pressure and make shorter strokes. If using a straight razor, angle it between 20 and 30 degrees. With a cartridge razor, make sure to use shorter strokes and light pressure.

  • How does the new Lexington Collection ™ Razor help with the angles of the face when compared to a standard cartridge razor?

    The Lexington Collection™ Razor helps with those uncomfortable angles by making it easier to access harder-to-reach areas. It also allows for more contact, which results in an easier, quicker shave.

  • How can men with beards keep their jawline neat and tidy?

    Pick reference points on your face and neck where you want your beard to start and stop. Take your time, as patience will ensure cleaner lines. Use a beard trimmer, such as the Braun Series 7 Trimmer, to keep your beard at the desired length. The Art of Shaving Pre-Shave Gel can also make the hair easier to trim, resulting in less tug and pull.

  • What are your favorite products?

    The Art of Shaving Pre-Shave Oil is your best friend when shaving. It provides a protective coating so your blade will glide easier and leave you with less irritation.

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