Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Showing 1-1 of 1
“Hate shaving, hate the irritation hate the cost?  Double Edge Wet Shave is the answer to your shaving problems. There are tons of resources out there that teach you the basics
#1 of 7 from Great Shave Basic Essentials: Back to the Future in "Wet Shave" by
Wet Shave Knowledge
Shaving Websites
About this topic


For traditional wet shaving, there are two types of manual razors: straight razor and safety razors. Safety razors are further subdivided into double-edged razors, single edge, injector razors, cartridge razors and disposable razors.

Straight razors are still made today, notably by Dovo, Zowada Razors, Thiers Issard, and Feather. Shaving with these razors requires some practice but one can pick up the art very quickly. Once it was more commonplace but now is seen mostly in use in barber shops wielded by a skilled barber. However, there is a growing movement of men finding simpler is better, and are returning to traditional double edge and straight razors with great success.

While straight razors give a good shave, the invention of the double-edged razor offered freedom from the task of sharpening and honing the razor. Double-edge razors are also readily available and are still made by Merkur in Germany, Kiwishaver in New Zealand, and Feather in Japan. Double-edge razors are named so because the blade that they use has two sharp edges. Cartridge razors are the most expensive type as the blades are designed only to fit the razors of the manufacturer. Current multi-bladed cartridge manufacturers attempt to differentiate themselves by having more or fewer blades than their competitors, each arguing that their product gives a greater shave quality at a more affordable price.

Before wet shaving, a lathering or lubricating agent such as cream, soap, gel, foam or oil is normally ...
view wiki


Shaving, Razor, De Shave, Double Edge


First to Review

"Wet Shaving Advice"
Related Topics
Laser Hair Removal

a type of cosmetic treatment to remove unwanted body (or fac

Gillette Venus Breeze

Venus Breeze is a Gillette-Brand women's razor with built in

Philips Norelco 7340

An electric shaver system.

© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since