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 There, you’ve done it, given up your disposable razor and decided to use a straight razor instead ? Marvellous ! You’ve opted for a healthy, affordable efficient shaving method.


To keep your shaving experience pleasurable, it is essential to look after your straight razor.


In fact, contrary to disposable or electric razors, straight-razors need some care and maintenance.


Whether you enjoy an accurately trimmed beard, a marvellous moustache, a smooth-shaven cheek, do not miss our maintenance tips for traditional razors.


In order to maintain a flawless edge and an impeccable style, follow the advice of the Actiforge cutlery-makers’ club.
Feel free to ask your questions directly by email if you wish to discuss a topic which has not been mentioned in this article.

1 / Oiling the blade

To prevent rust due to moisture.

 

2 / Sharpening

It should be done after each shave with a sharpening paste

The principle is to make round trips on the blade with the leather to give it a sharp edge.

 

blade protection

No shock on the cutting edge 

No dirty fingers 

And no cleaning products ( bleach. ..)