Should You Buy a Straight Razor on Amazon?

Straight razors are very classy and sophisticated ways to shave your face or keep it trimmed. Many men have started to use them because they have heard what an amazingly close shave they could get and how precisely they would be able to do it.

One place that you can buy a straight razor is on Amazon. They have so many different options though, so you need to be careful to choose the right one. One of the most helpful aspects of the site are the reviews, so you should look at them before committing to a razor.

You might find a cool straight razor that you really like on Amazon. It might be available for a very reasonable price too. However, a lot of them will have negative reviews because people will complain that they were not sharp enough to actually be effective at shaving.

The sharpness of the razor is one of the most important things to look for, as a razor that is not sharp needs to be honed. A lot of razor stores will do this for you if you want, but on Amazon you can’t expect that. You might need to invest in your own honing equipment if you plan to buy a straight razor for cheap on Amazon.

Keep in mind that you don’t have to buy a straight razor that is extremely expensive in order to get a high quality one that works very well every time.

Some of the best ones are very cheap, and because the blade is made of a strong stainless steel and honed to perfection it will work very well for you. In reviews, check to see whether or not people recommend them for beginners. They might say things about the razor being a good practice blade and easy to handle. Those are things to look for on Amazon.

Meet the Author

Thomas got into wet shaving in 2010 when he bought a Dovo Shavette and would go on to buy a straight razor four months later. Since then he has purchased many other types of razors including feather and safety razors. He reviews their performance on this blog.

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