Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Save-a-blade

Ok, so we live in a disposable society and not only should it change, not only must it change, but eventually it will change. The real question is how bad things get before it does.

I recommend everyone take a look at:

Enough preaching. An easy choice to improve things if you shave is the save-a-blade, check the link to the right to get it on amazon.  I have also seen them at Walgreens in the as-seen-on-tv section.

It sharpens razor blades (and those things are expensive!).

I have had mine for two years now. I would actually buy a higher end one is one was available. I changed the battery once.
I use it with the mach 3.

Gillette Mach3 Cartridge 12-Count, actually looks like that are cheaper on than anywhere else I have seen them.

Beware though: some disposable razors work better than others. I use a Mach 3.

The four blade disposables have a clear wrapping or something you have to remove which is an additional pain. I have always had good results.

Now, nothing compares to a fresh new blade, but that lasts one or two shares at most at least for me. I have gone through 2 blades in the last 2+ years. Compared to getting maybe a full week without using the Save a Blade Automatic Razor Sharpener. Actually, I recently started growing my beard out- the best solution for me at least.

It seems like a little thing, but until we start with these little changes we are never going to get to the big changes than are necessary for our future.


Jeff King said...

Great point... I use an electric shaver. I’ve had the same one for 10 years.

But I am all about consumer responsibility… going green and all that jazz.

rocketsciencesense said...

Yes, excellent point. I had an electric shaver and used to get the worst razor bumps and in-grown hairs. I heard they have pre-shave gel or lotion that helps. Now when I do shave I use pre-shave stuff and a scrub cleanser.

Of course, right now I got a whole Thor look going on. The elegant solution-- not shaving at all.