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Alum block after shaving: Alzheimer's risk?

So I hear that aluminum is pretty bad for your body (and maybe is linked to Alzheimer's?). I also hear that alum (which is used to close nicks after shaving) is the name of an aluminum compound. The majority of info about alum crystals for personal hygiene tends to be on "natural living" web sites and the like, so my main question is: is there any actual scientific study either way as to the safety of such a thing being rubbed on your face on a regular basis?
posted by DoctorFedora on Nov 26, 2012 - 6 answers

How to get a close shave with no razor bumps?

I'm a dark haired 26-year old guy, with what I assume to be a tough, bristly beard. How do I get past the 5'oclock shadow and razor bumps that have been starting to plague me as of late? (Details inside) [more inside]
posted by Kamelot123 on Jul 4, 2012 - 16 answers

Rory wants to be better cleanshaven

Straight razor vs. safety? [more inside]
posted by Rory Marinich on Aug 19, 2010 - 28 answers

Merkur Safety Razors (for Shaving): Pros and cons? For sensitive skin? Anything I should know?

Merkur Safety Razors (for Shaving): Pros and cons? For sensitive skin? Anything I should know? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Oct 23, 2005 - 19 answers

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