To make a good lather with shaving soap, you will need to use a brush. Wet the brush and then swirl it around in the soap until you have created a thick foam. Then apply the foam to your face and shave as usual.

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To make a good lather with shaving soap you will need to use a brush. Wet the brush and then swirl it around in the soap until you have created a thick foam. Then apply the foam to your face and shave as usual.

What Does A Good Shaving Lather Look Like?

It seems the best performing lather should be wet enough to have shiny soft peaks, like yogurt, as opposed to dry, stiff peaks, like whipped cream. [0]

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Do You Need A Bowl And Brush To Lather Shaving Cream?

If you swirl the brush on your bristles, you can create a lather on your face. You could get a brushless soap/cream which doesn’t require a shaving bowl or a brush for lathering and gets applied with your hands. [1]

How Do You Shave With Soap?

Put soap in a lather. You can lather up a bar soap in your hands or use shower gel. Rub the lather over the area you’re shaving. To protect your skin, create as much foam as possible. [2]

How Can I Improve My Lather?

Take out your empty bowl, add a small amount of water, and begin swirling the brush in a circular motion. If you notice a creamy lather building, you should swirl the brush about 50-60 revolutions to get the most lather out of your soap. [3]

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Sources:

  1. http://shavenook.com/showthread.php?tid=31597
  2. https://www.westcoastshaving.com/blogs/wet-shaving-and-grooming-blog/is-a-shaving-bowl-necessary-for-a-wet-shave
  3. https://www.wikihow.com/Shave-with-Soap
  4. https://www.gentjon.com/pages/how-to-create-the-perfect-shave-lather

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