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    Default Alum blocks

    I have some questions about alum blocks. Right now I use Osma Block in the box After I use is it I dry the block on a towel and then store it in the box. Should I use a separate plastic container for the block? Should I leave it out to air dry?

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    I did this, dry & box, for over a year with no ill effect. Then I got lazy and just dry and set on shelf now.
    Shave the Lather...

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    I use alum that I got from the spice souk (market), hence no box.

    I just leave it in a shallow dish.

    It's not particularly wet when I finish using it, probably because I re lather with whatever is left on the brush, then use the alum over the lather, it kills the lather, then just put it in the dish.

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