How to Work Up a Good Lather With Shaving Soap?

Answer Trying to work shaving soap into a lather can be frustrating, especially when the result is too thin and runs off your face or just fades into nothing and becomes useless for shaving. A rich lathe... Read More »

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How to Make Shaving Lather?

Shaving with a straight razor and warm, thick lather, to protect the skin from irritation, was once a daily ritual. In 1847, William Henson invented the T-shaped safety razor similar to what is use... Read More »

How to Prepare Shaving Lather?

In order to get a close, clean shave, you must have a good shaving lather. Canned shaving creams and gels may get the job done, but they cannot produce the closest shave and often leave you needing... Read More »

Shaving Soap Recipe With No Lye?

Sodium hydroxide, or lye, is a chemical used in making soap. It is a strong alkali that works to convert fat into soap. Lye is caustic--however, is burned off in the soap-making process and typical... Read More »

How to bar hand soap that is already made have more lather?

Sprinkle baking soda on the soap. The alkaline PH of the baking soda will make the soap more sudsy. You might have to repeat sprinkling baking soda every few days, though. I'm not sure if it's w... Read More »