Well my hair is thinning so I'm taking some vitamins as well as using shampoos and rogaine to correct it. I don't like the millimeter of hair left that I get with the electrics so I picked up a straight razor and it's impossible to get a close shave on my face. The shaving is very audible and jagged, it all leaves even more than an electric. Do you think all the vitamins and rogaine are making the hair so strong that it would make it a struggle to shave? I'm thinking about going back to razor tomorrow. Also I can't "pop" or shave hairs using a very shape knife on either of my forearms because of the monoxadil (sp) and instead I need to try things out on my leg. Just wondering if anyone else is in the same boat and if so should I drop straight razor all together (and sell it).