Razor aggressiveness, particularly of a double-edge razor (DE) is, for the purposes of this article, both a razor's likelihood to injure skin and its ability to cut hair of longer length. There are three design aspects of double-edge razors that most influence aggressiveness: … [Read more...] about How Much Razor Aggressiveness Do You Really Need?
[Note from Mantic59: I recently updated my popular "Best DE Razor" article and also posted an alternative from Doug at Shave Like Grandad's. I also asked Michael "Leisureguy" from Later On, another respected shaver, to offer his opinions. UPDATED July, 2019.] Double-edge … [Read more...] about Leisureguy’s Favorite Safety Razor Round-Up
In a previous post I discussed some recommended "mild" razors. Since then I've had an opportunity to try a few more. I'll list them here and I'll go back and edit the original article to reflect this update. … [Read more...] about 5 More Mild Razors
[Updated March, 2017] No doubt about it: some shavers want to "turn it up to 11." They use razors with tons of exposure and high-performance blades. They embrace the challenge. But what if you have sensitive skin? What if you don't have quite the time (or the mental focus) to … [Read more...] about What Is The Best Mild Safety Razor?
Bernard66 on ShaveMyPlace.com some years back pointed out that using N-S for the first past, E-W (or W-E) for the second, and S-N for the final pass was misleading and inappropriate. While some few may have monodirectional beards, most men must contend with contrary patches and … [Read more...] about Mild? or Comfortable?; Aggressive? or Efficient?