Alum Block by The Stray Whisker
The Alum Block by The Stray Whisker is a crystal-like stone that is moistened with cold water and gently rubbed over the shaved area. It acts as an antiseptic and to combat razor burn. It can also help to stop bleeding from small nicks and cuts. The Alum block also has antiseptic properties that not only cool and refresh the skin after shaving, but kill surface bacteria too.
It is used for nicks and cuts and fresh razor cuts and burns. The Alum Block by The Stray Whisker helps to stop bleeding by constricting the blood vessels and contracting tiny open pores. Alum not only acts as an antiseptic agent to sterilise the skin it can also act as a balm. Alum is both antiseptic and astringent.
How To Use
Wet the block, rub gently onto the shaved area, and then leave to dry on the face.
If you are applying a moisturiser or after shave balm, splash water on the face after you have applied the alum block, pat dry with a towel and then apply your after shave balm or moisturiser..
Storing the Alum Block
After use, clean the alum block with water, dry it off and store in a dry place where air circulates. If you allow the block to remain moist or exposed to moisture it will simply dissolve.
Other Uses For Your Alum Block
Oily, Greasy, Spotty Skin?
Alum Blocs can also be used as an astringent for oily complexions. An Alum Block is a great, natural product to combat greasy skin, spots and acne.
After showering or washing the face, gently apply an Alum Block on the affected area. The Alum Block will dry the skin and spots leading to a better appearance.
Alternatively, apply to spots and pimples last thing at night.
Don’t use the Alum Block on the face daily as it could lead to the skin over-compensating by producing more oil.
Using an Alum Block as an Antipersprirant – a Natural Deodorant
For centuries people in the middle and far east have known that applying an Alum Block to the underarms will give excellent odour and sweat protection, an added benefit is it is 100% natural.
An Alum Block is ideal for those who wish to use a natural antiperspirant. Apply the Alum Block to the underarms for a totally reliable, non antiperspirant. Alum Blocks are non-scented so you can still use your favourite scented deodorant.
Alum Blocks are highly effective in controlling excess sweating.