Many men are enjoying all of the benefits of a safety razor, that include more than the simple pleasure of feeling the luxurious warm lather on your face. Safety razors have not only become collectible, the small shavers have also started a small movement. If you are still shaving with an electric or cartridge razor, take a minute to learn about all of the benefits of shaving with a safety razor.
Safety Razors vs. Other Shavers
The cost of replacement razor blades for a cartridge shaver is significantly higher than the safety ones. Safety razor blades are generally priced below $3 a pack, while ones for cartridge shavers can be as high as $30. These savings will quickly add up with your first couple of purchases.
You cannot get a better shave with a cartridge or electric razor than you can with a safety model. Not only will you not be as likely to be tempted to use a dull razor blade due to the extremely inexpensive price of replacing it, the rich shaving cream helps to lift and soften your facial hair for a close smooth shave.
Better for the Environment
Believe it or not, using a safety razor is better for the environment than other shavers. Not only are you not using any electricity, there is also less waste to dispose off. Unlike cartridge shavers where you have to frequently replace the entire plastic head with the blade, there is only one small razor to throw away with the safety model. Since the safety razor is also designed to last a lifetime, you are not as likely to throw it away as you would a plastic shaver.
Improve Appearance of your Skin
Not only will the shaving cream help to lift the individual hairs for a closer shave, it can also help to improve the appearance of your skin. Many shaving products also include moisturizing ingredients that can give your face a fresh, healthy glow. A safety razor also reduces the risk of the nicks and cuts that you can get with disposable shavers, and requires less pressure which reduces the amount of irritation. Many men also report experiencing fewer ingrown hairs on their face and neck, after switching to a safety razor.
Unlike cartridge shavers, a safety razor will not clog when you are shaving heavier beard growth. Most safety razors are designed to cut smoothly through coarser facial hair, which can be a result of not shaving for a few days. Most men report that as long as they regularly rinse the razor while they are shaving, they do not have problems removing thicker hair growth.
A Safety Razor Looks Good
The final reason for using a safety razor over other shavers is that it simply looks good while you are using it, and when it is sitting on your counter. Safety razors are designed to look elegant, and many men enjoy collecting and displaying the different styles. Not only will you get a smooth, close shave with a safety razor, you will also look sophisticated while you are using it. You can’t say that about any other razor.
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