Most mornings, a once-over with an electric razor will suffice. But certain days call for the ultimate slow shave with minimal irritation and no ingrown hairs. Here is your five-step step, at-home, barber-shop-worthy routine.
Perfect the Art of the Slow Shave in 5 Steps
Just like sanding wood before staining it, the gritty L:A Bruket Petitgrain Face Scrub ($34) uses sea salt to gently slough off the outer layer of rough, dead skin, reducing razor drag. The almond oil it contains softens and calms the face.
Pat your face dry with a clean washcloth, and apply a few drops of Acqua di Parma Barbiere Shaving Oil ($66). The lemon peel oil and basil extract–infused formula with hyaluronic acid softens hair and skin for better razor…