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Is shaving soap better than shaving cream?

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Is shaving soap better than shaving cream?

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The difference between soap and cream is mostly a personal choice, since both produce a usable lather. Typically soaps offer a little more slickness, which many straight shavers prefer, while creams offer a little more protection, which is preferred by some DE shavers. In the end, though, you can use a soap or cream with any shave method. It comes down to which you happen to like more for your own personal use. To learn more, read Mike's article, Pick Your Poison: Soap or Cream?


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