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Gillette Rubie Plus Razor Blade

Gillette Rubie Plus Razor Blade Review

Initially I had reservations about using Gillette DE razor blades when I started traditional wet shaving using a safety razor, my plan was to escape Gillette as I was mad at them for charging so much for cartridges. As it turns out Gillette makes quite a few DE razor blades,… Read more

Derby Premium Razor Blade

Derby Premium Razor Blade Review

This review is for the Derby Premium double edge razor blade. This post will also serve as somewhat of a comparison to the popular Derby Extra razor blade, both for the empirical sharpness data and my personal user experience. The Derby Extra razor blade is a very popular razor blade,… Read more

Treet Black Beauty Razor Blade

Treet Black Beauty Razor Blade Review

The Treet “Black Beauty” razor blade caught my eye as soon as I started shaving with a safety razor. The novelty of the black blade combined with the incredibly low price was enough for me to go out on a limb and purchase 100. My initial shave with the Treet… Read more

Gillette Wilkinson Sword

Gillette Wilkinson Sword Razor Blade Review

There are at least 2 different DE razor blades branded as a Wilkinson Sword – Wilkinson Sword and Gillette Wilkinson Sword. The first Wilkinson Sword I tried is made in Germany and is a fantastic razor blade that is widely available, including even at the pharmacy or grocery store –… Read more

Rockwell Razors Stainless Steel Razor Blade

Rockwell Razors Stainless Steel Razor Blade Review

Rockwell Razors manufacture some very popular Safety Razors, and they also have a line of razor blades. While I have heard nothing but positive feedback about the safety razors, the reviews on the Rockwell Razors Stainless Steel Razor Blade have been going either way. I would have preferred to have my… Read more

Astra Superior Stainless Razor Blade

Astra Superior Stainless Razor Blade Review

One of the first razor blades I tried was the Astra Superior Platinum in the green package. I really tried to like the Astra SP based on the user reviews,  wide availability and great price, but I have yet to have a great (or even good) experience and frankly dislike the Astra… Read more

Bic Chrome Platinum Razor Blade

BIC Chrome Platinum Razor Blade Review

The BIC Chrome Platinum Razor Blade is one DE blade that I have been waiting to test since I started this project. BIC is a very popular brand, so much that it has been able to become a verb in relation to shaving one’s head. The term “BIC it” is… Read more

Gillette Nacet Stainless Razor Blade

Gillette Nacet Stainless Razor Blade Review

It’s actually quite interesting just how many different DE razor blades Gillette makes, and if you really start looking into it there are even a lot of DE razor blades that are not branded as Gillette but still made by Gillette. Initially I tried to stay clear of Gillette because… Read more

Merkur Razor Blade

Merkur Razor Blade Review

I have been conducting every razor blade sharpness test using the Merkur 34C, and every Merkur Safety Razor comes with one Merkur Razor Blade. Now since I only had singles I unfortunately did not have the actual package to take my usual picture for this review, but I was lucky enough… Read more

Bolzano Superinox Inossidabile Razor Blade

Bolzano Superinox Inossidabile Razor Blade Review

Bolzano. Looks Italian, sounds Italian. I Googled it and Bolzano is a city in Italy. Bolzano Superinox Inossidabile Razor Blades – Made in Germany?! Well it looks like these were at least once an Italian razor blade and at some point moved the manufacturing to Germany, certainly not the worst… Read more

Rapira Platinum Lux Razor Blade

Rapira Platinum Lux Razor Blade Review

I’ve been very interested to try any of the Rapira DE blades, so I was excited when the Rapira Platinum Lux Razor Blade was voted as the next razor blade to test. I have been having positive experiences with both platinum coated blades, and blades made in Russia. Fresh out… Read more

Crystal Razor Blade

Crystal Razor Blade Review

The Crystal Razor Blade was not in the initial batch of blades that I purchased for testing, but was specifically requested by a reader. I was able to track down a pack at my local shave shop. While looking for the Crystal Razor Blades to purchase I found that there… Read more

Wilkinson Sword Razor Blade

Wilkinson Sword Razor Blade Review

There are at least 2 different types of DE razor blades branded as a Wilkinson Sword – one made in Germany and one made in India (EDIT: At the time of writing this was my impression. As I am now writing the review for the other Wilkinson Sword, it appears… Read more

Gillette 7 O'clock Permasharp Stainless Razor Blade

Gillette 7 O’Clock Permasharp Stainless Razor Blade Review

The Gillette 7 O’clock series is made up of 4 different blades, and just to keep it confusing there are 2 that come in a green package. The Yellow packaging is the SharpEdge and the black packaging is the Super Platinum. This review will focus on the Gillette 7 O’clock Permasharp Stainless Razor Blade, with… Read more

Gillette 7 O'clock Super Stainless Razor Blade

Gillette 7 O’Clock Super Stainless Razor Blade Review

The Gillette 7 O’clock series is made up of 4 different blades, and just to keep it confusing there are 2 that come in a green package. The Yellow packaging is the SharpEdge and the black packaging is the Super Platinum. This review will focus on the Gillette 7 O’clock Super Stainless Razor… Read more

Gillette 7 O'clock Super Platinum Razor Blade

Gillette 7 O’Clock Super Platinum Razor Blade Review

The Gillette 7 O’clock series is made up of 4 different blades, with the black packaging being the Gillette 7 O’clock Super Platinum. Yellow packaging is the SharpEdge and there are 2 different green packages which are either the Permasharp Stainless or Super Stainless. This review will focus on the Gillette 7… Read more

Personna Platinum "Israeli Red" Razor Blade

Personna Platinum “Israeli Red” Razor Blade Review

The Personna Platinum is a very popular DE Razor Blade and one of the easier Personna blades to tell apart. There are several other Personna branded razor blades like the Personna Comfort Coated “Lab Blues”, which are easily confused with other Personna razor blades. The red packaging here easily sets… Read more

Gillette Platinum Razor Blade

Gillette Platinum Razor Blade Review

The Gillette Platinum Razor Blade another DE Razor Blade made by Gillette in Russia. I found the package I have interesting as it has some sort of Arabic text on it, and English contact information directed at Gulf countries. It does not appear this specific box was originally intended for distribution in North America.… Read more

Perma-Sharp Super Stainless Razor Blade

Perma-Sharp Super Stainless Razor Blade Review

The Perma-Sharp Super Stainless DE Razor Blade is yet another DE blade that is made by Proctor & Gamble/Gillette in Russia. It seems to be quite popular and understood to be on the sharper end of the blade spectrum. The package itself does not list any coating and there does… Read more

Gillette 7 O'Clock SharpEdge Razor Blade (Yellow)

Gillette 7 O’Clock SharpEdge Razor Blade Review

The Gillette 7 O’clock series is made up of 4 different blades, with the yellow packaging being the SharpEdge. The black package is the Super Platinum and there are 2 different green packages which are either the Permasharp Stainless or Super Stainless. This review will focus on the Gillette 7 0’Clock SharpEdge… Read more

KAI Razor Blade

Kai Razor Blade Review

The Kai DE Razor Blade is very popular with a lot of fanfare. I was very excited when the Kai Razor Blade was voted to be tested next. Kai razor blades seem to have a similar hype as Feather razor blades, it seems the Kai is quite often compared to the Feather… Read more

Personna Comfort Coated "Lab Blue" Razor Blade

Personna Comfort Coated “Lab Blue” Razor Blade Review

The Personna Comfort Coated Razor Blade, also referred to as a “Lab Blue”, is a very popular DE Razor Blade. It gets a little confusing when you start talking about Personna Blades. The reds are easy enough to split off, but then there are at least 3 different Personna DE Razor… Read more

Gillette Silver Blue Razor Blade (GSB)

Gillette Silver Blue Razor Blade Review

The Gillette Silver Blue DE Razor Blade received the most votes requesting to be tested the first week the polls opened. (Continued Razor Blade Sharpness Testing is being performed based on the results of the refined shave poll to select the blade with the highest level of interest each week.) I was happy the blades… Read more

Shark Super Stainless Razor Blade

Shark Super Stainless Razor Blade Review

The Shark Super Stainless Razor Blade was recommended to me as one of the 5 blades I bought starting off, and it was the one I used for my very first shave. The first shave did not go the greatest, but it was my first time using a safety razor so I… Read more

PolSilver Super Iridium Razor Blade

PolSilver Super Iridium Razor Blade Review

PolSilver Super Iridium Razor Blades are known as a smooth blade and are very popular. I first tried these blades when I was just starting out and searching for a smooth blade for my sensitive skin. My initial experiences with PolSilver Super Iridium were ok, but I still kept searching.… Read more

Astra Superior Platinum Razor Blade

Astra Superior Platinum Razor Blade Review

The first time I used an Astra Superior Platinum Razor Blade I was not a big fan. Full disclosure; it was only my second shave so that fact that I did not like it didn’t hold much weight. It took me a while to return to this blade, but I finally did for… Read more

Derby Extra Razor Blade

Derby Extra Razor Blade Review

Derby Extra razor blades are known to be smooth. In fact, many claim that they are the smoothest blade around. They are not, however, known to be very sharp. My first experiences with Derby were ok. The great part was that they were a blade that I did not get any… Read more

Feather Razor Blade

Feather Razor Blade Review

Feather razor blades are regarded in the shaving community as the sharpest blade around. Feather has a huge following of people that insist they are the best. When I started shaving with a safety razor I did not have the best technique. None the less, I was eager to try… Read more

Voskhod Razor Blade

Voskhod Razor Blade Review

Voskhod has almost a cult following from people that have not had the best experiences with other DE razor blades. As I was starting out I found every blade I tried made my face feel tight and sometimes raw. After seeing many positive Voshod Razor Blade reviews online I took… Read more