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RazorPit The Original Razor Blade Sharpener and Razor Case, Great for Travel, Sharpens and Cleans

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Dry the blade thoroughly every time you clean it. Water can cause the edge of your blade to rust and dull over time, so always dry your razor blade by hand whenever it gets wet. Use a clean, dry towel to manually wipe each side of the razor down to remove the moisture. [11] X Expert Source Woody Lovell Most people find a process of stropping razor blades that works for them but it’s a good idea to start with a few general tips. The Strop

Keep collections to yourself or inspire other shoppers! Keep in mind that anyone can view public collections - they may also appear in recommendations and other places. By putting a lot of effort into maintaining your blade, you can minimize the damage done to it over time, extend the life of your blade, save money, and have confidence to experience a smooth shave each and every time. Work Sharp Precision Adjust Lapping Film Kit, 21pcs 30-60,000 grit / 40-0.3 micron for knife sharpening and mirror edge polishing, 3D print

The blade can also be cleared of any debris such as shaving cream, oil, hairs, dirt, or particles with the gentle rub of an old toothbrush or cotton swab I just bought a new shaver to replace my old Remington, a Chinese brand I never heard of before called a "Phisco", so I'll be looking out for the metal slivers you mentioned. I suspect, though, that frequent cleaning of the blades will simply brush them away with the whiskers. After they seat themselves into their screens and "self-hone" the blades should remain sharp and free of metal debris for the life of the shaver as long as I remember to not mix them up. Time will tell. Work Sharp Precision Adjust Sharpening System Support Brace for Mounting Arm - Stop Flexing - 3D Print

Rinse it with warm water. Running it under the faucet or swishing it around a bowl both make sense. Disinfect the blade with alcohol to kill bacteria periodically. If you don’t disinfect your razor every now and then, all kinds of germs and bacteria can sit on the edge of the blade and dull it over time. Once every few weeks, swirl the razor blade around in some rubbing alcohol to kill any contaminants. Then, rinse the alcohol off under water. [10] X Expert Source Woody LovellAntique Razor Sharping Machine, Estimatedly 1920-1930s, Sharpex Trademark, Made In Sweden, Active, Used, Barber Tool, Hand Machine, Patent

First, we’ll go over some things that can be done regularly to keep your blade from dulling, then we’ll dive into how it’s possible to sharpen the edge of your razor blade.


Coating the blade in baby oil and mineral oil is your best bet to keep it separated from water and prevent rusting. After all, oil and water do not mix. This will work with any kind of razor blade. However, it might be a slightly inefficient way of sharpening a straight razor. For safety, eyebrow, and disposable razors though, this will get the job done. I guess you've built a few of those "Joule Thief" Circuits? They do the job when you don't have much "Power" to work with... I use them OFTEN when in a few of those "Third World Countries".

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