The goal during prep is to soften whiskers so shaving is easier and causes less irritation. Shave after getting out of the shower. If you haven‰۪t showered, at least wet shave area with some hot water. Next apply several drops of our Pre-shave Oil to the shave area. It creates a layer over the skin to protect from the repeated contact of the razor on your skin. This will help prevent skin rashes, bumps, and razor burn. It also softens stubborn hairs so that shaving will be easier than ever before. The added benefit is it protects your razor. Whether you shave with an electric razor, or a straight razor, you will notice that you are getting more shaves out of a single blade. Just shake bottle before each use.