For a lot of people, a cold shave is uncomfortable and creates a lot of irritation on the skin. The remedy is to keep the lather nice and hot. The Art of Manliness tip is simple to implement. Just make up your lather as you usually would, drop it into your sink, and then fill up the sink with hot water until it gets near the top of your mug. Even if you use canned shaving cream, you can warm it up the same way to get a nice hot shave without splashing your face repeatedly.
How to Keep Your Shaving Lather Nice and Warm [The Art of Manliness]