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How many shaves until you replace your Razor Blade?

Shaving Razor Blade Poll   58 members have voted

  1. 1. How many shaves until you replace your Razor Blade

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      2
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      0
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      6
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      4
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      0
    • 14
      0
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      0
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    • More than 17 times
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    • Until it pulls so many hairs on my face it hurts to shave.
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  2. 2. How many times do you shave per week

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      9
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      12
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      4
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      0
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      0
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      0
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      0
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      0
    • 14
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    • More than 3 times per day
      1

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I was watching a review on youtube about a new Harry's Shaving Box Set  I thinking about it for my dad for fathers day. https://www.harrys.com/products/the-winston-set-engraved 

 

During the review he mentioned how he had been using the same razor blade for a WHOLE week.

 

I only shave once every 2 - 3 days, but I replace my rasor blade about once every ...uh ... I don't even know :D ... 2 months,.... maybe more? Or when ever it hurts to shave :laugh:

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Since I work out of the house and don't usually have to deal with people face to face, it's per month.. usually 2 or 3 times. Basically when the annoyance of having a beard overtakes the annoyance of shaving.  The blades take quite a beating, so it's typically 1 maybe 2 shaves and they're toast.

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I shave every day and i replace my blades on Sundays.

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The answer may not be simple and generic. It all depends on the type of your skin and hair and what you are comfortable with.

 

I normally shave on Monday (twice in a week if necessary to see a client or have a function). Always do it in a warm shower with a trimmer for coarse cut and then proper shaver for fine shave. Change blade every 10 shaves.

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War, did you see the post I made on this last week? I think it's ridiculous how much blades cost so I was on this mission to find a cheaper method. Someone on that thread pointed me to Safety Razors. I'm only 1 week in so no real feedback yet. With the store bought razors I was shaving every 3 days with a new razor each time :( Single blade disposable.

 

http://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1212891-anyone-use-dollarshaveclub/

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I keep the same blade for about 2 months on average, sometimes longer.  I shave roughly every 2 days.  The key is the dry them thoroughly after you're done.  I seem to keep my blades longer than others.

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For some reason the skin on my face is super sensitive. So back when i used a blade i had to buy super sharp razors and replace them often. probably after 15 shaves each.

 

Now i  use an electric shaver, and only have to buy new blade things for it every other year or so. Shave a couple times a week with it.

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I put 16 shaves per blade and shave 1 time a week, whether I need it or not! :)

 

At 55 years old, still have a baby face, pretty much! :)

 

Had a drill sergeant in the Army back in 1977 that used to get mad as heck at me because I had 1 little peach fuzz on my chin that he couldn't shave off because it was so soft! He tried a few times too. 1 can of shave cream lasted me my whole 3 years in the service.

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I use an electric razor. I've used two razors in the past 10 years (one is a backup in case I forget to charge the other), and I've never had to replace the blades on either. I use them every day and have never had to replace the blades.

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Once a month, maybe 15 shaves.

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I shave at most once a week and feel like the last razor I brought (which had 4 blades in the box) lasted me about a year.

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I normally shave 3 times a week. I can grow a beard in a week. If I want to be clean all the time, I have to shave every day.

 

I use a double edge safety razor and replace the blade after 3 shaves.

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Replace about once a month, shave 3 times a week with a Gillette Sensor 3 and a mug/soap and brush.

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Dont use a razor mine's  rechargeable.. So I dont change anything. Unless the battery dies completely

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Dont use a razor mine's  rechargeable.. So I dont change anything. Unless the battery dies completely

You realize you still need to replace the blades or mesh? They will get dull...

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Nup havent replaced anything since I brought it in 1997. Only thing that has been replaced were the batteries a few yrs ago. Doesnt have mesh. Blades are still fine as far as I can see

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i have a electric shaver (Phillips Norelco 7345XL) since early 2010 (i would have been 30 years old at that time) and it's still on the same head (and original battery. but i fully discharge it before re-charging as that's best for those with Ni-Cd batteries in them) and i use it often to and it will probably last me many more years i suspect as once i am done i turn on faucet and let hot water run over the shaving heads and then let it dry and once in a while ill put a very small amount of clipper type of oil on the heads and let it run for a bit to work it in.

 

i would say i typically shave about once every 48-72 hours or about every couple of days sometimes three as i typically do it after i get out of the shower and my face dries (since my shaver works best when your face is clean/dry as it's not made for wet shaving) as for the most part i shower on Tuesday/Thursday and then either Saturday or Sunday (so basically every other day but once a week is a 3-day gap). but i noticed i tend to tidy up my shave a bit later in the day of my initial shave and then after that i wait til the next time i shower.

 

i figure shaving every day is generally unnecessary since it's takes about 2 days to really even start to notice it and it's probably harder on your skin to especially those who use a actual razor instead of the electric types which are not as hard on your skin.

 

but when i had a razor (the good 3-4 blade types(as those cheap disposable types are useless as they are complete junk)) those also lasted me years as i typically shave in the shower with it and lather up with soap on my face back when i used that. but once i got a electric shaver i can't go back to razor's as the convenience of it is just much better (and works pretty much as good as a razor once you get used to it) especially since it works dry and you can use it whenever you want where as with a regular razor i need to be in the shower to use it otherwise it will hurt with the tug and pull stuff as you can't use those dry and i don't bother with the shaving cream BS as that's a pain to use i imagine(since i never used it) and costs more $$$ and you spend more time.

 

so unless someones hair on there face wears blades out quick(?) i don't see the need to change razors much in general as i figure once a month would be the earliest i would even consider changing it but like i say using the method i use (shaving in the shower with soap as you don't need to see what you are doing as you can feel it) i can literally get years out of it or easily months on the conservative side of things.

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Since I work out of the house and don't usually have to deal with people face to face, it's per month.. usually 2 or 3 times. Basically when the annoyance of having a beard overtakes the annoyance of shaving.  The blades take quite a beating, so it's typically 1 maybe 2 shaves and they're toast.

 

hell, in your case you would be better off getting a trimmer to cut the heavy stuff first and then use a razor or just get a electric shaver as those tend to come with built in trimmers.

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I try to use each blade as long as I possibly can.  They cost a bloody arm and a leg.

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Till it takes me face off.

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When the blue/green mark has gone on the fascia of the blade.

 

I shave usually when I need to.

 

Though average, twice per week.

 

ASDA are doing my blades for ?9.98 so I got 8 packs.

 

They maybe should last a year or so.

 

These are the ones here

 

 

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As I'm lazy I only shave once a week, normally on a Sunday and in the shower. The process is shaving twice in one session, once going with the grain, then against the grain.

I've got sensitive skin around my neck and very prone to razor burns so I tend only to use the razor 4 times before changing them 

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Tell me how he likes it I am thinking of getting one.

 

warwagon, on 18 May 2014 - 21:27, said:

I was watching a review on youtube about a new Harry's Shaving Box Set  I thinking about it for my dad for fathers day. https://www.harrys.com/products/the-winston-set-engraved 

 

During the review he mentioned how he had been using the same razor blade for a WHOLE week.

 

I only shave once every 2 - 3 days, but I replace my rasor blade about once every ...uh ... I don't even know :D ... 2 months,.... maybe more? Or when ever it hurts to shave :laugh:

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Mine lasts ages because I dry it off after shaving. Left wet is what makes the blades go very quickly (Gillette Mach 3).

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When the blue/green mark has gone on the fascia of the blade.

 

I shave usually when I need to.

 

Though average, twice per week.

 

ASDA are doing my blades for ?9.98 so I got 8 packs.

 

They maybe should last a year or so.

 

These are the ones here

 

 

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I paid for ?8.48 for a pack of 100 Astra SP blades. DE shaving changed the way I shave n' save massively.

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