How to Shave with a Straight Razor Without Killing Yourself

I'm Asian, so this means I only have to shave my face every other Tuesday. However, if I let myself go, it will be only a matter of time before the Fu Manchu overpowers my chin and upper lip. I may not get a 5' o'clock shadow and more of a "13 year-old Mexican boy 'stache," however, I've always wanted to learn how to work with a straight razor. Esquire gives a straightforward lesson on how to wield a straight razor without going all Sweeney Todd on yourself. —James Y Lee

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