Edwin Jagger De89bl Safety Razor

An affordable DE razor, the Edwin Jagger De89bl gives a great shave and is a good choice for those just starting to learn to shave the old-fashioned way (which happens to also be the best way). By the way, if you'd like to learn how to use a safety razor, this is a good place [...]

Merkur 38HD “Barber Pole” Safety Razor

This is a great-looking razor which performs as expected: smoothly and surely. I have it and love it. Mine is finished in stainless steel. There are some variations with black and red handles, as you can see from the photos included below. Buy it here: Merkur Model 38 Hd Classic "Barber Pole" Long Safety Razor

Shaving: art versus design versus profit

Where's the art? When I think of shaving razors currently on the market, I think of cartoon fights where everyone pulls out a bigger gun. Razor companies are constantly trying to outdo each other with more blades. If it's not the blades, then it's a "microcomb", or a vibrating handle... which brings all sorts of [...]