Is a reusable razor or a disposable razor really cheaper in the long run?
Is a reusable razor or a disposable razor really cheaper in the long run? Men have been shaving their faces for a long, long time. It’s believed that the Neanderthals would use sharp rocks to cut their beards down, and while this doesn’t exactly count as shaving, it does display an early desire to limit facial hair. Over the years, men’s faces have become increasingly smooth and stubble-free, thanks to pressures from society for the average businessman to be clean shaven. Women got into the act as well, with expectations for smooth legs and armpits. Some say that the classic straight razor is still the best bet for getting a clean, close shave. It’s the most environmentally friendly way to shave and maybe the most economical, too, even though a quality straight razor can go for as much as several hundred dollars. Then you need the sharpening strap at the very least, and the genuine old-school enthusiasts will want to buy the shaving soap, cup and badger-hair brush as well, adding to th