Safety razors are a fantastic alternative to disposable or cartridge razors. They provide a quality shave, are better for the environment and save you money, but how long do safety razor blades last? Discover answers to this and related questions below — including how much you’re likely to spend on safety razor blades...
Plastic Free Shaving
Razor blades need to be kept sharp to ensure you get an effective shave. Sharp blades also reduce the risk of shaving rash and bumps. Unless you have a traditional straight razor, this will mean replacing the old blades and disposing of them safely. Read how to dispose of and recycle razor blades (in the UK).
Our first plastic free shaving guide explained how switching to a double edge safety razor reduces waste and improves your environmental footprint (while also improving your shave!). Switching to a DE razor is a fantastic way to start (and you can find out more about choosing the best safety razor here!), but there are other steps you can take to become more environmentally friendly with your shave.
Plastic has become commonplace in our lives: it’s in our phones, our food packaging, and is part of our hygiene routine. Switching to a double edge safety razor is a basic change that can make a real difference, whether you’re reducing plastic use or going entirely plastic free. Discover the environmental benefits and how to go about making the switch below.