Opening the packaging, to reveal the tiny droppered bottle, I was initially doubtful that this product would work. Boy was I mistaken! While I think that for rough stubble, three drops isn't quite enough (I have a big face too) I'd say five is ample. The product is strong smelling, but pleasant. The lack of resistance shaving against the grain on my neck is really quite odd and refreshing. This was a splash on water shave and was far closer and more comfortable then a shower/good few minutes shaving foam soak shave. I will buy this again.