A safety razor will give you a better shave, save you money, and make you feel like a man. We carry safety razors from Merkur, Edwin Jagger, Feather, Muhle and more; our selection spans Closed Comb, Open Comb, Butterfly, Adjustable, and Slant Safety Razors. New to Safety Razors? Get a quick education HERE and shop our curated Safety Razor Recommendations.
Double Edge Safety Razor Education
DE Safety Razors are great for three reasons.
Types of Safety Razors
There are 5 types of safety razors: Closed Comb, Open Comb, Butterfly, Adjustable, and Slant. Close Comb and Open Comb differ only in the amount of razor blade that is exposed to the skin. Open comb safety razors expose more of the razor blade and are, therefore, considered more aggressive in wet shaving. Butterfly safety razors are one piece and have a twist-to-open mechanism which makes it easier to insert the blade. Adjustable razors allow for the blade gap to be customized, changing the amount of blade that is exposed to the skin- which affects the aggressiveness of the shave. Slant Razor heads are designed in a unique way the offsets the razor blade so that the razor is shaving at a specific angle. We recommend Closed Comb razors for anyone who is starting off in wet shaving. Read more in our blog post.
Shaving with a Safety Razor
There are three fundamentals to shaving with a safety razor.