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How To Clean and Disinfect Razor Blades With Alcohol (Even Electric)

Alcohol has been used for decades to clean and sanitize, but shavers might wonder if they can soak their razor in alcohol after using it. Alcohol is one of the more versatile cleaners available to the public. Its availability to the public and ability to kill a wide variety of harmful microbes in a short …

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Sharpening a Razor With Your Jeans (Does This Really Work?)

If you are an avid shaver, you may have heard about different ways to make your blades last longer. The cost of new blades can add up if your facial hair is thick or if it grows fast. Can you really sharpen your razor on your jeans? In order to sharpen a blade, the sharpening …

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Astra Vs Personna Razor Blades (Differences, Pros, and Cons!)

When it comes to purchasing razor blades, you’re going to want the highest quality possible. There may be other factors that are important to you such as the longevity and price of the blade. Astra and Personna razor blades are both high-quality, but which one is truly better? While many people prefer to shave using …

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Astra Vs Feather Razor Blades (Differences, Pros, and Cons!)

There’s a lot on the internet as far as which blades are best for a smooth effortless shave. Here we are going to discuss two good contenders on the shaving blade market, Astra Superior Platinum and Feather Hi-Stainless blades. Which is better? Both the Astra Superior Platinum blades and Feather Safety Razors are available online, …

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Why Do Safety Razor Blades Have Numbers (And Do They Matter?)

Have you ever purchased a razor blade with numbers on it? If so, you are probably wondering what they’re for. If these numbers are not there for fashion, then what could be the purpose and usefulness? Some razor blades have numbers on either edge or the control neck. These are primarily for the manufacturer and …

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Why Do Safety Razors Have Two Blades? (Practical or Pointless)

Safety razor use has made a comeback in recent years. The double-edge blade segment accounted for 80% of the total global razor blade market in 2020. If you are shopping around for blades for your safety razor, you may wonder why most of the blades are double-edged. Safety razor blades have two blades or a …

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How To Store a Safety Razor and Blades (In Between Shaves)

You’ve begun the incredible journey of having the best shave of your life. After a close shave with your gleaming new safety razor, it begs the question, how do I store this thing once I’m done? Surely it can’t be balanced on the edge of your shave soap cup or the lid of your shaving …

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Should You Flip the Blade on Your Razor (And Use Both Sides?)

Flipping the blade on your safety razor is a common trick that supposedly helps extend the life of your razor blade while providing a closer, cleaner shave. But is there any truth in this shaving hack? Flipping the blade on a safety razor may have a marginal impact on the efficiency of your shaving experience, …

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Can Guys Use Girl Razors? (Is There Even a Difference?)

If you’ve run out of razor cartridges, is it really okay for guys to use women’s razors? By using a women’s razor, is there any real difference it makes during the shaving process? Some brands market functionally identical razors for both men and women, whereas others have specific characteristics such as handle, head size or …

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Do All Safety Razor Blades Fit All Safety Razors? (Standard Sizing)

Shaving with a safety razor is an affordable, efficient way to shave. But with the seemingly hundreds of options for safety razor blades, how do you know if a razor blade will be compatible with your safety razor?  No matter the brand of safety razor blade you choose, it will fit your safety razor. All …

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