The Parker Variant Adjustable Safety Razor in Graphite is a precision tool that is perfect for beginner wetshavers and experts alike.
Prepare the skin with a thick layer of shaving soap/cream and using the reduction shaving method, to "reduce" that beard. Two passes is an acceptable shave, with the grain and then across the grain. If you want the baby smooth result then a further against the grain is required. This is not an essential pass.
Traditional shaving is the old school method for performing that cost effective daily shave.