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How Merkur Safety Razors For Men Provide A Smoother Shaving Experience

Updated on March 18, 2013
Merkur safety razor
Merkur safety razor

Classic Safety Razor

The classic safety razor has received much praise attributed to its functionality and longevity. The Merkur safety razors are the latest option designed to deliver optimal shaving results including many classic features. With its fine crafting and durability, it has been considered one of the professional choices to achieve a non-irritating, smoother and comfortable shave.

Merkur Design

The Merkur razors have been built to provide a shaving experience that simply cannot compare to any disposable razor on the market. The design includes a stainless steel finish which prevents against the development of rust over time as a result of exposure to water. With a longer handle providing a more secure grip it makes for longer and smoother shaving motions across the skin.

Merkur "1904" Classic Safety Razor
Merkur "1904" Classic Safety Razor
Merkur Model 180 with Stand and Brush
Merkur Model 180 with Stand and Brush

Merkur Double Edge Razors

Double edged razor blades serves the purpose of not having to repeatedly shave an area in order to achieve a hair free skin. These blades have also been designed to last longer and do not have to be regularly changed as a result of its durable properties. This is a great tool for those who are searching for a quality razor with a non-slip handle and absolute shaving comfort attributed to the 4 blade structure in design.

These models includes all of the standard features from the extended handle to the stainless steel finish for extra protection and hygiene purposes. If you have never used one of these tools before, it is necessary to follow a number of tips in order to ensure that you make the best use of your classic razor. Experience a shave unlike any other.

Shaving Tips

It is always best to wash your face with warm soapy water before a shave as this will soften the hairs preventing an uncomfortable rash. Never apply a razor directly to a longer beard, but instead trim the length before implementing shaving procedure. These razors are designed to glide over the skin removing the maximum amount of hair without the need to press the blade harshly against the skin.

Prevent the development of stubble or a shaving rash by shaving in the direction if the growth of the hair. Shaving in the opposite direction of hair growth simply adds to skin irritation and discomfort. Be sure to hold the blade at an angle away from the skin as improper use of this tool can result in cuts.

Cost Effectiveness

If you are considering the Merkur safety razors, assess the advantages and limitations of owning such a tool regarding personal shaving preference. The first major benefit is in its cost effectiveness as one will not have to continue to purchase blades for a lengthy period of time. It is also easier to use and provides a smoother, closer shave reducing the chance of developing rashes and painful stubble.

Stainless Steel Material

Many have expressed dissatisfaction with the use of disposable razors as these include plastic handles that do not provide sufficient grip. A classic Merkur razor possesses a stainless steel finish with improved grip making for a far more comfortable and reliable shaving experience. These tools often include a guarantee however, have been built to last for a very long period of time.

Due to the fact that there is no protective plastic barrier, it is important to first familiarize oneself with the shaving technique in order to prevent injury. Once you understand the technique involved in shaving with this classic tool, it will last a very long period of time. The Merkur Safety Razors for men are also more hygienic in comparison to plastic options as a result of the higher quality metals that are used in its manufacture.

Razor Blades

It is important to understand that this razor is not built in a similar fashion to disposable blades and does not function the way these disposable options do. This is because the actual head of the razor is able to twist off of the handle where a blade is slid into the necessary compartment. The blades that are required to be inserted into the tool are considerably affordable and with a range of different styles of the razor blade, all men may find a tool suited to shaving preferences.

The full line of double edged safety razors are available in different models with all including the characteristics of convenience, closer shave, dry or wet shave, cost effectiveness and provides decreased irritation. The shaving result achieved with the use of these tools is closer than that provided by the 4 and 5 blade models. The Merkur Safety Razors for men have been rated as providing a shaving experience that is less likely to cause discomfort due to stubble and shaving rashes.


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