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    Default The Lather Plus Foam??

    Hey all,

    My method of shaving is the one I learned from my fellow barbers. We use a mix of lather and foam. I applied this to my regular shaving. I use my badger brush to apply both but I read somewhere that all that is needed is just the lather and that because the foam has uneccessary and maybe harmful chemicals, it should be avoided entirely.
    How many use a combination of lather and foam? Do you recommend it? for those who know, are foams harmful?

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    Are you referring to foam out of a can? I would say that is unnecessary with a proper lather.

    A lot of barber shops use a lather machine which spits out heated lather, but that's mainly due to health codes about using the same brush on multiple people as well as the time it saves.

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    I don't see the advantage. Lather does everything you need for shave prep as long as its quality stuff. I can't see what foam adds to the equation.
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    Forget the canned stuff - go for überlather!

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    foam from a can is a good addition to lather the same way fecal matter is a good addition to chocolate.

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    Just so we're all on the same page, You mean to say it's a bad idea right!?!

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    foam from a can is a good addition to lather the same way fecal matter is a good addition to chocolate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jockeys View Post
    foam from a can is a good addition to lather the same way fecal matter is a good addition to chocolate.
    Mmmm. It looks like what you described, but luckily not. Jury is still out on which is best for your health though
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Pastor View Post
    Forget the canned stuff - go for überlather!

    YouTube - Uberlather


    Thanks that looked like some great lather.

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