Head Shave Help

#1
Afternoon all so I have had a grade one on the bonce for the last 12 months but now I'm looking to start shaving it and as I miss all my shaving paraphernalia since I grew my beard 4 years ago I thought it was a good excuse to get back into it. Does anyone wet shave thier heads here as I'm after some advice on a decent razor for the job that will get me back into the collecting hobby again and won't cut my head to bits.
 
#3
I have a really annoying fold of skin/flesh on my head just above the back of my neck which, no matter what DE or SE razor I use, I slice up. I've used a Mach 3 on my bonce for 15 years and TBH, will probably continue so as I get superb results without any issues. However, a cart rips my face and throat apart so I use 'proper' razors to shave everywhere else. As far as I'm concerned, it's using the best tool to complete the job in hand.
 
#4
I have stopped shaving my head, but I found it was best done with something fairly forgiving. You're not after a BBS on your head. Both suggestions above (R89 or a Tech) are good options.

I went through a phase of doing multiple passes, but ended up just giving it the once over, then squeezed the brush onto my hand, rubbing it over my head and making show I hadn't missed any spots. Not worth worrying about super smooth.
 
#6
I use the Headblade to shave my head..... I wouldn't use anything else. Blades are still expensive (as most cartridges are), I use the Headblade sport and the HB6 blades. I can get a super smooth finish every time with no irritation (multiple passes). One thing I have just recently noticed is that the blades do get very clogged very quickly if using in conjunction with shaving soap, so stick to shaving cream if possible.
 
#8
I use the same DE snd SE razors on my head as my beard, work great. Don't over think it, watch a couple videos, learn the pattern of your hair growth and have at it. Nobody has your head so don't rely too much on others' specific recommendations for razors and blades.

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This. I do one pass WTG plus touch-ups if I've missed anywhere.
 
#9
I use the same DE snd SE razors on my head as my beard, work great. Don't over think it, watch a couple videos, learn the pattern of your hair growth and have at it. Nobody has your head so don't rely too much on others' specific recommendations for razors and blades.

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Absolutely. Best thing to do is try something out for yourself, if it works stick with it, if it doesn't then don't worry about it.
 
#11
Great advice already here, I pretty much roll out the same shave for my head as I do for my face. The only difference is post-shave - I don't use any products post shave on my head. My skin is oilier on my head so no need for balm or the like.
 
#20
Why do you shave your heads? I have thinning hair, I want to keep it as long as possible :(.
I started off using clippers but it got shorter and shorter and in the end it was easier to just shave it. It suits me, my wife likes it and I never have a bad hair day. Plus as I’ve got no hair left on top the only thing I could do with it is keep it short anyway, so it’s not like by shaving I’m missing out on a range of available hairstyles.
 
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