FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are some secrets to a great shave?
We all know how to shave. But what does it take to get a really smooth shave?

Here are some whish secrets.

  1. Exfoliate before you shave. This will remove any dead skin and leave the hair.
  2. Use a shaving cream that creates a great barrier between the skin and the blade to avoid scrapes, cuts, and dryness.
  3. Shave first with the grain. If you still feel some stubble shave again against the grain.

Why does shave crave work better than the stuff I buy at the store?
Shaving cream from the store contains propane and alcohol, so instead of moisturizing your skin, it is sucking all of the moisture out of your skin. Shave crave is made with incredibly moisturizing ingredients like organic shea butter and natural squalene and without harsh chemicals like propane, alcohol, sulfates or parabens.

Why is shave crave better than soap?
Soap may be cleaning your skin, but your skin is not getting moisturized while shaving. Shave crave is made from mild glycerin soap and essential oils that are naturally moisturizing. Soap creates a very thin foam where the shave crave acts as a barrier between the razor and your skin protecting it from razor burn.

What works better waxing, shaving, or laser?
It depends on your skin type, how much time your willing to invest, and how much money you are willing to invest. They can all have great results, however, some skin types do not respond well to wax or laser.

What is an ingrown hair?
A hair that turns back into the skin creating a painful unsightly bump.

What do I do about them?
If you wax or laser, make sure to use post wax/laser treatment like Whish Flawless which will help keep bumps and ingrown hairs from forming. If you shave, make sure to use a dense shaving cream like Shave Crave which helps the blade glide smoothly while protecting the skin from cuts and nicks. Change your blade often. Spot treat any areas that may be prone to bumps with Flawless.

How does Flawless Ingrown Hair Serum work?
The Whish Flawless Ingrown Hair Serum works by cleaning the pore, weakening the hair follicle, and soothing and smoothing redness and irritated skin.

I am pregnant. Can I use Flawless?
Flawless contains willow bark extract which is natural source of salicylic acid, which is similar to aspirin. We recommend that you ask your doctor.

What is the fuss about parabens about?
Parabens are a preservative widely used in cosmetics and personal care formulations. There have been some studies linking prolonged exposure to cancer.

What about sodium laurel sulfate?
Sodium laurel sulfate is a detergent used to cause foaming. It is harsh and drying and is the key ingredient in items like car wash detergent, tub cleaners, and oven cleaners in addition to cosmetics. There have also been studies linking prolonged exposure to cancer.

Are the Shave Crave Pump and Three Whishes Body Butter made out of glass? I do not want glass in my shower or bath area.
No. They are made out of a thick, clear, plastic which gives the beautiful look of glass but will not break or crack.

What sort of life can I expect out of my brush?
Your body brush is just like any high quality make-up brush, it is a one time purchase that should give you great results for years to come.

Why do I need the brush?
The body brush is very important for many reasons. When applying your shave crave with the body brush, it is exfoliating your skin while lifting the hair up allowing your skin to be moisturized as you get a very close shave. This process will also help prevent ingrown hairs. The body brush also saves time allowing you to apply the cream and exfoliate at one time. This also saves product since you are not rinsing your hands between each body part.

Why is the brush so expensive?
It is hand-made from pure badger hair and just like any make up brush, it is a one time purchase that should give you great results for years to come.

Does shaving with the brush take more time?
No, the body brush actually saves time by eliminating a step. You can apply the shaving cream to all areas with one easy step, eliminating the need to continually wash your hands between each area shaved thereby wasting product.

Why use an aftershave?
Men have been using aftershave for very good reasons. Shave Savour seals in moisture and soothes any minor skin irritations.

What is the difference between Shave Savour and Flawless?
Both Shave Savour and Flawless inhibit hair re-growth. The key difference is that Flawless is a spot treatment for lip, brow, bikini, and underarm. It thins and weakens the hair follicle reducing the likelihood of an ingrown hair. Shave Savour is a whole body treatment that will noticeably reduce hair density and regrowth.

What razor should I use?
We suggest the Schick Quattro for women.

How often should I change my blade?
It is recommended to change your blade every three uses.