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Frequently asked questions about the safety razor and the environment

Frequently asked questions about the safety razor and the environment

Can safety razor blades be recycled?

Safety razor blades can typically be recycled, but the specific recycling options may vary depending on your location. Here are a few options to consider:

Local recycling facilities:

Check with your local recycling center or waste management facility to see if they accept razor blades for recycling. Some recycling centers have specific programs in place to handle razor blades safely. It's important to note that safety razor blades should not be placed directly into recycling bins as they can pose a risk to waste management workers. They should be properly contained to prevent any...


Frequently Asked Questions About Wetshaving

Frequently Asked Questions About Wetshaving

Is wet shaving better?

Wet shaving can be better for some people depending on their habits, personal preferences and skin type. Wet shaving typically involves using a traditional safety razor, shaving cream or soap and a shaving brush to lather the cream or soap on the face before shaving. A high safety razor will provide a close shave...it is often recommended for those who have sensitive skin.

Wet shaving can offer several benefits over other shaving methods:

Closer shave:

Wet shaving can provide a closer shave than other methods, as the razor blade is able to cut the hair closer...


Frequently Asked Questions About Carbon Shaving Co.

Frequently Asked Questions About Carbon Shaving Co.

How do I take care of my Carbon Shaving Cx safety razor?

A simple rinse with fresh water followed by a bath in alcohol (or Barbaside) will be enough to keep your razor clean so you can have a clean, close shave on an everyday basis. A periodic soak in warm water, brush with a soft toothbrush, and dish soap works well, I talk in more detail about cleaning and polishing your razor here

How do I change the blades on a safety razor?

Never touch the sharp edges of...


What are the most common mistakes when using a Safety Razor?

What are the most common mistakes when using a Safety Razor?

When using a safety razor, there are some common mistakes that people often make.Often times these mistakes are the same when using plastic disposable razors.

Here are a few of the most common mistakes and how to avoid them:

Not prepping the skin:

Not properly prepping the skin for shaving is a common mistake that can lead to irritation and razor burn. It's important to wash your face with warm water and a gentle cleanser to soften the hairs and open up the pores. Shaving in or right after a shower works best.

Applying too much pressure:

One of the...


Disposable Razors vs. Safety Razors

Disposable Razors vs. Safety Razors

If you're looking for alternatives to shaving with plastic disposable razors, there are several options to consider. Here are a few:

Safety Razors:

Safety razors have been around for over a century and are a popular alternative to disposable plastic razors. They have a single blade that is replaceable, reducing waste. These blades are high quality and cost significantly less then plastic cartridge razors. They are also known for providing a closer shave and causing less irritation than disposable razors.

Straight Razors:

Straight razors are a classic grooming tool that has been used for centuries. These tools have existed in...