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What is a Luxury Safety Razor? What is the Best Safety Razor?

What is a Luxury Safety Razor? What is the Best Safety Razor?

A luxury mens shaver, also called a luxury mens razor are the best razors you can buy. They are also the most expensive safety razors you can buy on the market. These premium safety razors are the highest quality single edge shavers you can purchase. Luxury is defined by the Oxford dictionary as a “a condition of abundance or great ease and comfort”, Merriam dictionary adds  “...adding pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary”.

Why use a shaving brush? What shaving brush to buy?

Why use a shaving brush? What shaving brush to buy?

The brush is one of humanities earliest tool, from sweeping out our caves with a branch to the earliest known paintbrushes from the Paleolithic period (2.5 million years ago), the brush hasn’t changed much. The earliest known use of the mainstream shaving brush or shave brush we know today is possibly traced to France in the mid 1700 for the French aristocracy. The French actually call a shaving brush a "blaireau" or "badger" in English. These early designs were often made from exotic materials to cater to the elite who used them.

However this theory of...


Men's shaving for sensitive skin - Reducing shave burn, shaving irritation and razor bumps

Men's shaving for sensitive skin - Reducing shave burn, shaving irritation and razor bumps

Shaving bumps, irritation and razor burn in men with sensitive skin can be caused by hair being trapped under the skin. As the hair grows, it is trapped by the skin and grows inwards creating razor bumps, ingrown hairs and shaving irritation. It is common with curly hair. When the hair regrows and breaks the surface, it curls and then grows into the skin. Another reason for getting irritation or razor bumps could be caused by the wrong technique. I hope my solutions below will help in reducing your ingrown hairs, razor bumps when shaving and make for...


Titanium Damascus Safety Razors – "Damtanium"

Titanium Damascus Safety Razors – "Damtanium"

Forged layers of grade 2 and Grade 5 titanium

We use a Titanium Damascus that is called Damtanium, it is made of 2 grades of titanium, grade 2 titanium, and grade 5 titanium. Using a process similar to how we have our Stainless Damascus forged, layers of alternating titanium grades are fused and forged together with pressure and heat. Forging temperatures reach about 1500 degrees F...interesting but our Titanium is forged with higher pressures and lower temperatures then Damascus steel. The temperature, like with Mokume forging needs to be very carefully controlled.

Grade 2 titanium is considered “commercially pure” Titanium...


Cx Safety Razor vs. the Razor market

Cx Safety Razor vs. the Razor market

This blog might get a little long, but I wanted to write in more detail about what makes our high-quality Carbon Razor special and what we do with the design to make us competitively different. I will attempt to do this in 2 sections. In the first section, we will compare how we are different from plastic disposable razors and in the second section, we will compare ourselves to other safety razors in the market. We are biased, but I will try to bring into the conversation some of the comments our customers have said about us to highlight what...