Safety Razor vs. Cartridge Razor, Which One Is Best?

The word "VS" in between a safety razor and a Gillette Fusion Proglide cartridge razor

If you are thinking about abandoning your cartridge razor for a safety razor you are not alone. The high cost of razor blades and the seemingly unending practice of adding “yet another blade” to existing cartridge razors has grown tiresome for a lot of people.  In this article we will be pitting the two against [...]

Parker SR1 Review

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As mentioned in our main page dedicated to the Parker SR1 Shavette, the Parker SR1 shavette is made by Parker Safety Razor. It is made entirely out of stainless steel except for the pins that hold the components together and the “position pins” that keep the blade in place. For the longest time I held off [...]

How To Take Apart The Japanese Feather Razor

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In this post I’m going to teach you how to take apart the Japanese Feather Razor, which is a pretty straight forward process  The particular model I am using is the Artist Club “SS”. All you need to do is push down on the part of the razor that has the seam and push parallel [...]

Micro Touch One Razor Review

A picture of the microtouch one safety razor in box

Today I’m going to review the MicroTouch One Classic Safety Razor that you may have seen while watching an infomercial on late night TV. I first heard of the MicroTouch One razor a few months ago when my girlfriend told me she saw a commercial on TV about an old-fashioned razor. I thought it was [...]

An Original Valentine’s Day Gift Idea For Him

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Valentine’s day is fast approaching.  If you are still looking for an original Valentine’s day gift for that special guy in your life, I’ve got a couple of ideas to share with you. Valentine’s Day Gift Idea #1 You might want to consider getting him a straight razor.  Most men absolutely hate shelling out $4 [...]

My Zirh Aloe Vera Shave Gel Review

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In this post I will be reviewing the Zirh aloe vera shave gel.  Awhile back I bought an 8.4 oz container of it from Sephora. I went in to buy some The Art of Shaving after shave balm, since there isn’t a The Art of Shaving store remotely close to me. While I was in [...]

Environmentally Friendly Razors – A Few Ideas

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A few days ago I was checking out at the grocery store.  As I was waiting in the checkout line I started browsing the impulse buying shelf, on one of the shelves happen to be an eco friendly razor.  I didn’t pay enough attention to know for sure what brand it was, but I’m pretty [...]

Why Razor Blade Coupons Are A Ripoff

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You may be looking at the title of my post and starting to question whether I’m sane or not.  How could saving money on razor blades possibly be a rip-off?  That is exactly what this article about.  I will show you exactly the reason why razor blade coupons are a ripoff. When’s the last time [...]

The Cheapest Shaving Blades You Can Find

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In my experience the cheapest shaving blades you can find are always going to be DE razor blades also called safety razor blades.  They will usually come in packs of 5 or 10, although for many of the brands you can buy an entire carton that has 100 blades in it.  The carton will usually [...]

Astra Platinum Blades Review

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Astra Platinum Blades

This review is going to be about some Astra Platinum Blades that I bought off of Amazon this past August. I know that it’s been quite a while between me purchasing them and using them, but I think you will see that it actually adds to the review. I bought the Astra Platinum Blades at [...]