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Great Shaving Cream Alternatives For The Rasierer Test

Most people use a shaving cream when shaving their face, legs, or “other” sensitive areas when they have their razor in hand. Whether you have sensitive skin that burns with shaving cream, you’re concerned about the chemicals that go into preserving the foamy product, or you just hate cleaning the gunk out of your tub or sink, using an effective alternative to shaving cream may be the best option for your shaving needs.

Your daily lotion or conditioner is enough to use as a shaving cream, either for your face or legs. Many people are sensitive to shaving cream and don’t like the burning it provides on the face, legs, and other areas. Using a conditioner or lotion you use daily can be a wonderful remedy for your sensitive skin when shaving. I often use conditioner to shave my legs, and I love it as it leaves my legs less dry and itchy afterward. My boyfriend has used lotion as a last resort while shaving his face, and was surprised how well it worked.

Baby oil is great for hydrating and soothing your skin while you shave. I know people who add baby oil to their bathwater (a few tablespoons) to soften the water while they bathe, and actually shave sans anything but the water! They love how smooth their skin feels, and no stinging from shaving! You can add baby oil to your loofah, to your water, or just rub it on your shaving areas prior to shaving. I’ve been warned though that using baby oil in the tub can make your hair greasy if you use too much, so take care.

Some people swear by creamy peanut butter (mixed with water or cooking oil if too thick) to work better than shaving cream in shaving various parts of their body, particularly the face. Not my cup of tea particularly, as I’ve tried peanut butter as a hair conditioner before and had a hell of a time getting the scent out (took a few days but did have silkier, nicer hair). I would recommend Shea butter, almond oil, or apricot oil instead. But by all means, try good old peanut butter if you have nothing else or just plain want to try it.

Also, I have known people who have used mayonnaise as a last resort, or just plain goofing off. While mayo is great on bread, it stinks in the tub or shower and I wouldn’t use it.

Dish soap is a foamy alternative that has low skin irritation if you like a foamy shaving cream. Dish soap comes in lots of yummy scents, from lavender to vanilla to floral bouquet, and is a nice, smooth shaving cream. The rasierer test will result in smooth body of the person with no hairs left. It will not cause pain on the legs and hands like waxing does. The requirement of the dish soap will be less in the test.

There are many products that can be used in lieu of shaving cream, and with a little creativity you can find one that works out great for you.

Introducing Major League Trim: Reputable Salon Men Wants In L.A.

It sounds like every man’s perfect fantasy. Take something boring – like getting a haircut – and turn it into something desirable by adding the magic ingredients of an ice cold beer (or Gatorade or soda) as soon as you arrive, your own remote control to your own flat screen TV, and gorgeous girl stylists ready to make you look and feel like a million dollars. That is apart from getting the best possible men hair style to sport among their peers.

In the fashionable Westside of Los Angeles, Major League Trim has given men the ideal excuse for regular haircuts, manicures, massages and hot-towel shaves. Opened about a year and a half ago by three guys who had had enough of women getting the breaks, MLT has a blue and red design, looks like a basketball court (complete with miniature scoreboard), and is dedicated to those two male obsessions: sports and lookin’ good.

From the paintings of Muhammad Ali, the Rolling Stones and a Bullitt-era Steve McQueen, shirts signed by Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson (yours for $900) and the 7-foot bobble-head statue of basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal, MLT is made for men who are man enough to need more than a bowl and a pair of scissors to get through life.

There are no dog-eared top-shelf magazines to read while you wait here; we’re talking Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Muscle  Fitness;, Spin and Vibe as well as expensive shaving kits, hip flasks, travel chess and manicure sets on sale alongside the usual designer gels, shampoos and pomades.

On the day your intrepid Irish Herald reporter paid a visit he was welcomed by two lovely Irish-American lasses, Colleen Alise (nee Fagan) 23, and Rin (short for Erin) McDaniel, 20.

As the Rin’s “nippers” cut away the dead skin from my nails during my first ever manicure, Colleen showed me the shamrock tattoos on her feet, talked about her fascination with sharks, and revealed that men are just as picky as women about their looks – often more so:

“I think every guy secretly is concerned about that stuff, but in L.A. they maybe feel a little more free to express it.”

Born and raised in Southern California, Colleen knew that she wanted to cut hair since she was 14 years old, and has been working the scissors for six years:

“I love everything about it, and meeting new people is fun because each day is different from the last.”

Although she has yet to visit Ireland, she and her sister Shannon have strong connections to the Emerald Isle. Her great-grandfather immigrated to the US, and her grandmother Patricia lived in Southern California most of her life:

“We don’t go in for celebrating lots of holidays in my family, but I’m a real stickler for St. Patrick’s Day – I turn my mum’s house into a pub.”

Rin was born in Whittier and grew up in Downey. Her father was Irish, and she also has vivid memories of her grandmother, who passed away a year ago:

“She used to answer the phone by saying “top of the morning to ya!” Seriously. And she loved her corned beef and cabbage”. She first started training for her cosmetology license during High School, when she initially thought it would just be something fun to do:

“I didn’t realize how much I would love it, and now there isn’t anything else I’d rather do. I think men are relieved to have a place (MLT) that they feel completely comfortable in to get their haircut.”

Unsurprisingly, the clientele is overwhelmingly young men – lawyers, businessmen, students and even some television celebrities (they both remained tight-lipped on exactly who) – and an older guy came in too while I was having my nails soaked in oil, buffed, and filed.

As we talked, Rin and Colleen mentioned that they have been looking for a new Irish bar to drink at since Dublin’s on Sunset Boulevard closed, and that neither of them are interested in being a singer/actress/model/whatever – there are plenty of those in this town already. They saw cosmetology more as a way to travel the world, even (hopefully) making a trip to Ireland one day.

As for the future, MLT has plans to expand into the Valley area north of Hollywood. They are part of a small but growing trend of themed salons dedicated to men’s grooming and the trend of metrosexuality. Apparently a metrosexual man looks at his nails by spreading them out in front of him, whereas other men scrunch the fingers up like a gorilla for a good look.

I used to fall into the latter category, but no longer. After the manicure was over and I had drained my bottle of beer, I had to admit that my nails did look clean and tidy, and even had a bit of that Hollywood sparkle!

Before I left I asked Colleen if guys ever come in just to ogle or chat up the girls:

“If they want to stare at girls, they can go to “Hooters”. Men are hungry a lot more than they need haircuts, and if we don’t do a good job then they won’t come back. So many places cater to women that it’s about time the tables were turned!”

Apparently all girls love a man who takes care of himself, and I was beginning to see that getting a haircut was going to be a lot more enjoyable from now on….

How To Pick The Best Hair Dye Product For You

Women and more recently even men have been dyeing their own hair at home for years. Once you get it down to how you like it and what product works best for you it is not such a scary and anxious experience.
Products for hair dye have come a long way and that means good news for the consumer because we now have a great deal of high quality products to choose from and also many stores to purchase them from. The people who work at these beauty stores are usually people who are still in the business or have been in the beauty business for some time and they can give you some pointers also.


I have found the most helpful place to get information about dyeing your hair at home is on the Internet. You can search through and read up on any personal stories, professional tips and insider knowledge. There are also some stories about hair color disasters that you can avoid by reading about someone else’s experience and how they handled it. You just have to be carefully aware that someone’s blog or review of a product might be just another advertisement for that company, as now a days that is how some bloggers and reviewers and even commenting on blogs make their money by endorsing the companies product and making it look as though it is an unbiased individual who is neutral.

Another issue that comes up frequently is that “professionals” will pretty much 100% tell you not to even attempt this because they are the only ones trained to do this; of course they are going to tell you that partly because it is how they make their income, and also they do see first hand the disasters that some people create because they have to try to fix them. I just do not agree that you can’t dye your own hair, and there are a lot of people have been doing it for many years.


You need to consider that no matter how close to color or cut or even heredity you are to someone else your hair is completely different than anyone else’s to choose Laser hair removal is a medical treatment which is necessity if you want a perfect looking face. And with that fact comes the other revelation: You have no idea how a hair care product or dye will work for you until you actually bite the bullet and use it. That is why every product states very clearly to do a strand test for sure, from the first time you use the product and every time after, because you can and will have different results even in a day’s time. Your hair and body and stress level, environment, weather, etc. change every time you dye your hair, so if you have any apprehension at all by all means do the strands test first. Once you know your brand, how it usually turns out, how you want it to turn out, you may feel confident enough to just jump right in because you have gotten good results and trust that you know what works and what doesn’t. But, if you read about someone’s disaster or success, just be aware that until you get a little real time experience under your belt, you won’t know for sure what your hair will do.

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