Leo Flemming

As a retired barber Leo has experience with all types of shavers, but his favorite has always been the classic safety razor. An avid collector of the elegant razors Leo is looking forward to sharing all of his knowledge with us, while he continues to help men stay well groomed and clean shaven. When Leo is not writing for us, you can often find him indulging his love of antiques at the local shops.

Merkur Progress Adjustable Double Edge Safety Razor Review

Merkur Progress Adjustable Double Edge Safety Razor with Pack of 10 Blades-#570

Merkur’s has been creating new designs for safety each with unique and innovative features. One popular disadvantage among safety razors is their limited… Merkur Progress Adjustable Double Edge Safety Razor Review Merkur Progress Adjustable Double Edge Safety Razor Review 2017-01-22 Leo Flemming Quality User Friendly Grip Ease of Blade Replacement…

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Merkur 178 Classic Safety Razor Rating & Review

Merkur Model 178 Classic Safety Razor, Straight

The Merkur brand is enough to tell you that a razor you are getting is inspired by the classic and traditional designs. The Merkur Model 178 Classic Safety Razor is a very simple safety razor. It has a shiny gleaming look due to a chrome finish which makes the razor durable and corrosion-resistant. Its frame and head are made from stainless steel that provides a sturdy and solid construction to the razor. This Model is actually newer and has fine adjustments compared to the earlier models of purely classic designs of Merkur razors.

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Merkur MK030 Bakelite Safety Shaving Razor Review

MERKUR Bakelite Safety Shaving Razor (Model MK030)-1

The MERKUR Bakelite Safety Shaving Razor (Model MK030) is one of the few safety razors that are not made from metal but still lasts as long. Bakelite is a polymer material made from wood pulp. It is considered to be the world’s first plastic. Bakelite has a dark and woody look to it. Although the razor is made from a plastic material, the Bakelite make it seem like the razor is retro or maybe even vintage.

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