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Are Safety Razors Dangerous ?

Are Safety Razors Dangerous

Are Safety Razors Dangerous?

The short answer is no! In fact, a good double edged safety razor with a quality blade can help reduce the irritation that you might receive with some of the multi-bladed cartridge razors out there. How? We have written a couple of articles that answer this question with specifics. You can find those articles and more information below.

In general terms a safety razor is, at minimum, as safe as a cartridge razor. The head of the razor is bent so that, in combination with the user, the blade can be positioned at just the right angle to maximize your shave and minimize your cuts. 

So use that safety razor with an ease of mind!

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So what’s so great about single blade shaves? Until the 20th century, men shaved with various versions of straight razors. These were single blades, but maintaining them was time-consuming and dangerous to use. Basically, you were taking a knife to your face, and that’s about as safe as it sounds. With the invention of the safety razor (our specialty here at The Wet Shaving Club) in the early 1900s, you got a single blade that was safe to use that didn’t require sharpening. 

A safety razor is going to give you a close shave. That one blade is there to do only one thing – cut hair. No pulling or tugging like you get with some of the cartridges out there, the safety razor gets right to business. When placed against the skin at thirty degrees, the blade is at the optimal angle to slice right through the hair. Because there’s only one, you’re only going to get a fraction of the potential irritation that you could get with a multi-bladed cartridge. 

The article above is an opinion piece. The Wet Shaving Club nor its guest authors are making claims backed by studies. We are expressing our opinions based on experience with using the greatness that is the safety razor!

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The following articles will help you understand how and why we all got duped into using those multi-bladed razors, and more importantly, why you should make the switch to a safety razor immediately.

Using this tool takes a little practice. But once you get started, you will never look back. In fact, if you pair your new instrument with the other fine accoutrements used for a proper wet shave (i.e. shave soap, shave oil, aftershave, and a shave brush) we believe that you will both enjoy and be saddened by your morning shave. You will enjoy the process of the shave, you will enjoy the result of the shave, and you will enjoy how you look after the shave. However, you will be saddened (at least temporarily) that you spent all those years beforehand using a dang cartridge razor!

When you are done reading our articles and have been properly educated on what you have been missing, we would ask that you spread the news. Tell your friends! They will thank you for it.

General Shave Information

The following articles will help you gain an understanding on how you can improve your shave experience, uncover the tools you need, and explain how you got duped into using those multi-bladed razors all these years. 

From the products you should be using for your shave routine, to whether or not you need to shave your beard, and everything between. You have questions. We have answers. When you are done perusing all of our information you should:

  • Understand the shaving process
  • Know what products you need to maximize your shaving experience.
  • Learn the proper method of shaving
  • Have confidence that the safety razor is the most important tool in your morning shave.

Using this tool takes a little practice. But once you get started, you will never look back. In fact, if you pair your new instrument with the other fine accoutrements used for a proper wet shave (i.e. shave soap, shave oil, aftershave, and a shave brush) we are confident that you will look forward to your morning shave!

Shave Packages To Consider


“it’s a great option for those with sensitive skin who desire the irritation-free shave”

“In just one box, you'll receive enough replacement blades for a whole year, so you won't need to worry about placing another order for, well, 365 days.”

“they’re also capable of providing a cleaner shave with less irritation. Rather than paying a monthly fee for your subscription, Wet Shave Club’s One Year Safety Razor deal starts at $18 annually — broken down, that comes to just $1.50/month.”

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