Whether you shave your whole face daily, clean up your lines once a week, or anything in between, a good razor is essential to your grooming routine. We shaved off our whole beard again and again (and again) over the course of a month testing 12 men’s razors, paying attention to how comfortable and easy it was to shave with each, and how close of a shave each provided. After a few nicks and weeks of not recognizing ourselves in the mirror, two razors (ahem) made the cut.
1. Head blade
The original HeadBlade was designed in 1997 by Todd Greene out of necessity. He had been suffering for years with the traditional stick razor and felt there had to be a better way. Years of development followed, and then in 1999 HeadBlade was introduced. It was a razor designed by a head shaver for head shaver. The design was elegant and functional with an ergonomic handle--it truly was the fastest, closest, safest shave for the head.
The bold, new design was quickly adopted and became one of TIME magazine's “Best Inventions of the Year” in 2000. More awards followed and HeadBlade was chosen to be part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Over the next 20 years, Todd infused his experiences, personality, and love for design into the HeadBlade brand. Millions of razors were sold and the brand expanded into a comprehensive line of head care products including shaving creams and skin care products for the head.
Address: 4660 North Ave. | Oceanside, CA 92056 US
2. Barbers & Groomers
Designed with the everyday shaver in mind, Baxter of California brings you the new Three Blade Cartridge Razor – a multi-blade razor that provides a close, irritation-free shave every time. The cartridge razor includes multiple protective features to prevent common shaving problems:
The blades hinge and move with the contours of the face to prevent cuts and irritation. Also features a gel strip that provides a protective cushion. Skin-guarded blades stretch and prep skin for a close, smooth shave. The handle is a lightweight, high-grade resin and is designed to balance the weight of force across all the blades applied when shaving.
When you don’t have time for a straight razor or safety razor, these new cartridge razors will get the job done. Great for a full shave or a quick face, neck, and scalp touch-up. The Three Blade Razor includes a starter cartridge which can be replaced after use with the market-leading three and three-blade cartridges. Razor includes starter blades that can be replaced with market-leading blades.
Address: California, USA, 400099
3. OZ Hair and Beauty
Designed with the everyday shaver in mind, Baxter of California brings you the new Three Blade Cartridge Razor – a multi-blade razor that provides a close, irritation-free shave every time. The cartridge razor includes multiple protective features to prevent common shaving problems: The blades hinge and move with the contours of the face to prevent cuts and irritation.
Also features a gel strip that provides a protective cushion. Skin-guarded blades stretch and prep skin for a close, smooth shave. The handle is a lightweight, high-grade resin and is designed to balance the weight of force across all the blades applied when shaving. When you don’t have time for a straight razor or safety razor, these new cartridge razors will get the job done. Great for a full shave or a quick face, neck, and scalp touch-up. Razor includes starter blades that can be replaced with market-leading blades.
Address: California, USA, 400099
Phone: 1300 40 30 35
4. Beauty care choices
Add a special addition to your bathroom counter with the Safety Razor Set. This magnificent duo helps to achieve only the cleanest and closest shave you could possibly get. Its Silver Tip Badger Brush creates a rich lather, lifting up facial hair, and prepping it for the shave. The Double-Edge Safety Razor glides smoothly, trimming and cutting your facial hair. Handles are made of brass and nickel-plated, finished with a manly chrome look.
Jennifer obtained her cosmetology license in 1990, a pilot’s license in 1996, and a BA from CSUN in 1998. She worked in aviation while going to college and earned her way to Vice President of Thomason Aircraft where she successfully managed all the campaign travel arrangements for the Clinton/Gore 1994 tour. In 1996 Jennifer purchased a failing aircraft Charter Company, made the company profitable, and sold it three years later. Jennifer is an entrepreneur that has a passion for fashion and flying. While this may seem like a weird combination, she was able to combine the two - now traveling to hair shows across the country to find the newest hot products and latest beauty technology.
Address: 2962 Cascade Blvd.
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
Phone: (530) 222-3343
5. Joy Shave
joy is an emotion and also a razor that will not necessarily change the world, but it will change the way you deal with any unwanted body hair. we get it, sometimes shaving is just shaving and a razor is simply the tool you use to get the job done. plus, shopping for the right razor can feel overwhelming when all you’re looking for is something that works. that’s why we wanted to bring it all back to the essentials – and bring some fun back into shaving, too. so, we promise to give you a great shave and try to make some jokes along the way.
our handy shaving razor has five blades that give you a comfortable shave according to super smart shaving science. other key features are the non-slip grip handle and a lubrastrip so you can avoid skin irritation and the irritation of dropping your razor by accident. now, that’s something to be joyful about.
6. Skincare by Alana
Designed with the everyday shaver in mind, this multi-blade razor provides a close, irritation-free shave every time. Great for a full shave or a quick face, neck, and scalp touch-up. Blades hinge and move with the contours of the face to prevent cuts and irritation, while the gel strip provides a protective cushion. Skin-guarded blades stretch and prep skin for a close, smooth shave, and feature an easy-to-use lightweight, high-grade resin handle.
7. Salon Centric
We are committed to developing an atmosphere where every member of our Beauty Community feels included, valued, and empowered, and where we can all share, learn, grow and thrive. We do this by supporting social, environmental and economic causes that support the entire professional beauty industry and our Beauty Community.
As part of the L’Oréal family – and as a modern-day distributor – SalonCentric is deeply committed to sustainability and environmental stewardship, both in the way we distribute/market our products and in guiding/supporting salons and stylists in their environmental commitments. SalonCentric's Sustainability Roadmap focuses on improving water conservation, reducing waste, expanding our use of reusable energy, developing onsite biodiversity projects, and supporting disadvantaged communities to ensure environmental justice is achieved. Over the coming years, we will develop a variety of partnerships that will help us continue building upon these core sustainability pillars.
Address: California, USA, 400099
8. Lovely Skin
Shaving with the right tools will help you create a close shave that doesn’t leave your skin irritated, itchy, or bumpy. The Baxter of California Double Edge Safety Razor Set contains two tools that will help you achieve the closest, most comfortable shave you've ever experienced. The Silver Tip Badger Brush helps distribute shaving cream evenly, softening and raising facial hair for a closer shave. The Double Edge Safety Razor removes hair close to the skin’s surface without causing irritation, razor burn, or ingrown hairs. These two tools come with a stand that keeps them off your counter and in good condition. The sleek design is finished in chrome for a modern and sophisticated look that feels at home with any decor.
Joel Schlessinger, MD is a practicing board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Schlessinger has more than 25 years of experience treating a wide variety of skin conditions. Along with his dermatology and cosmetic surgery practice, Dr. Schlessinger is also the founder of the Schlessinger MD Skin Research Center, a clinical research facility that investigates new medications and treatments for a wide range of skin conditions and cosmetic procedures. He continues to research, write and contribute to a number of scholarly articles, books, and research studies in the field of dermatology which can be found here.
Address: 2929 Oak View Dr., Ste 300
Omaha, NE 68144
9. My Billie
Fact: Men and women shave differently. Often, women shave 10x the surface area and navigate more curves and angles. That's why we designed our razor for Womankind. Pink Tax not included. Our 5-blade razor is encased in aloe moisturizer for an incredibly smooth glide every time. Bonus: it comes with a magic holder to keep your razor stored safely on your shower wall.
The products you use every day are the unsung heroes of your routine. The workhorses. But often, they’re overlooked. So, we rebuilt your daily essentials with powerful clean ingredients and gave them the TLC they deserve. After all, shouldn’t the products you reach for the most be the best for you?
It started with a razor that changed everything: We noticed that women were overpaying for razors and shamed for having body hair. Kind of a double whammy, when you think about it. So, we did away with the Pink Tax and put body hair on the big screen. Now, meet our sparkling clean collection of better beauty basics for your medicine cabinet (handbag and gym bag, and desk drawer). Powered by ingredients that do no harm, work super hard, and take the guesswork out of clean.
10. Western Razor
Other razor companies are making shaving too complicated because they know the best solution is too good of a deal! All you need is a quality metal safety razor and you’re all set— replacement blades are only a few cents! There’s no need to join a club or waste money on big-name brands that just send you cheap plastic disposable junk made overseas. Life’s got enough challenges; let’s simplify what we can. Get a high-quality razor that saves you money, works better than disposables, is easy to use, looks cool, and is 100% made in America 🇺🇸. Get a Western Razor. It’s that simple!
Western Razor is 100% metal and built to last. Our competitors use disposable plastic and send monthly shipments with lots of packaging; all of that is needless and wasteful. Unlike most other razors on the market, Western Razor is completely manufactured in the USA— at a price significantly lower than any domestic competitors. They call it a “safety razor” for a reason! Our razor works like a metal version of the disposables you’re used to, only better. No need to be afraid— if you already know how to shave, you know how to use this razor.