05/28/2014 12:40 pm ET Updated Jul 28, 2014

How-to: The Straight Razor Shave

We all know that the closest shave can only be achieved with a straight razor. It can be daunting when you see all the different steps it takes to get that baby-smooth face, but fear not, AskMen went to Frank & Oak's Montreal-based in-boutique barbershop (yes, they have a barbershop in their boutique) and spoke to the head barber to get you some tips and tricks on how to get that perfect shave. So get yourself a blade, a brush, creams and oils, watch this video -- and get ready for your closest shave ever.

Guys, have you ever used a straight razor? Let us know in the comments!