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.
To prevent rust due to moisture.
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.
No shock on the cutting edge
No dirty fingers
And no cleaning products ( bleach. ..)