I’m what leaders in the razor sciences refer to as “follicly gifted”; I have five o’clock shadow by 9 a.m. While being the only kindergartner with a full beard was great, as I became older, the facial grooming necessary for work became a hassle.
Additionally, I have mildly sensitive skin; I’m prone to razor burn, dry skin, and ingrown hairs.
As you may have surmised, I abhor shaving.
For most of my life, I shaved with the Gillette Thermonuclear Warfare 87 blade shaving system. Okay, that may be an exaggeration, but I’ve always purchased whichever Gillette razor had the highest number of blades.
While Gillette provided an excellent shave, I was paying an obscene amount of money for replacement blades.
For the last few years, I’ve experimented with every shaving system possible. I’ve tried generic razors, the Dollar Shave Club, electric razors, and even an old-fashioned double-edge safety razor.
While every system has its pros and cons, I’ve yet to discover a shave with the right combination of cost, shave quality, shave comfort, and shaving time.
Recently, I was given the chance to review Harry’s razor blades. Here’s to hoping they transport me to shaving paradise.
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