Razor blades, how often do you have to change them?


Many of us shave using razors, but if we don't keep those blades in good condition, they will hurt our faces. So that's where our article starts, asking us a simple question, How often do you change the razor blades?

The first passes using a new blade is a delight for our face. They do not hurt, do not irritate and do not leave ingrown hairs. But as the days go by, these blades no longer slide smoothly and that's where the cuts begin and also the ingrown hairs.

The moment to change blades is relative to each one. There are those who use the same blade for months and there are those who do not hold it for more than 4 days.

But if you want to know what things we should take into account, you should keep reading ...

  • Look at the lubricating band on the blades. This band allows the blade to glide better and, in many cases, it contains soothing and anti-irritant properties, such as aloe vera.
  • You take into account the way you shave. If you do it against the grain, the blade will wear faster than those that do it in the direction of the hair.

You should pay attention to how the blade feels on your face. If you notice any tugging or have more ingrown hairs, then it's definitely time to change the blade.

How often do you change the blade?

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  1.   Basil said

    I usually change them once a week, since I shave every 2 or 3 days ... but I still can't stand more than 2 or 3 times with the same blade

  2.   Basil said

    I usually change them once a week, since I shave every 2 or 3 days ... but I still can't stand more than 2 or 3 times with the same blade ...

  3.   jj said

    every month or when necessary

  4.   Edu said

    It actually depends on the use. I use Gilette's Mach 3. And I use them 1 time a week. They hold 4 or 5 shaves. But no more of that.

    It is not advisable to leave them damp or with traces of hair and / or foam

  5.   Javier said

    I use it for two or three months. I'm not that fucking.

  6.   Claudio said

    I shave daily, it lasts 1 second.

  7.   Kirby said

    1.Shaving mode: in the direction of the hair, or right or left side of the
    hair direction (I never shave contrary to hair direction) no
    I use shaving creams or after shaving.
    2.My routine: I shave completely let's say today, then tomorrow I just
    I shave my mustache, so when the "beard" begins to emerge, it shows
    elegant way. Then on the third day I shave completely again.

    For those who have this routine ... it will bring as a benefit, better durability in the blade, it will avoid great irritations on the skin, look closely at the color of the band, if it is fading ... it is time to change it, I always use the excel gillettes that They are cheap, with this routine the blade lasts for about three weeks.

  8.   @ntonio said

    I have a closed beard and sometimes I leave it as a "lock", which is more demanding than shaving everything daily since I have to trim it to make it look good, in short, a cartridge of the brand that is only lasts me about three good shaves, then they lose their edge