When were the first safety razors invented?

Answer King Gillette is generally credited with inventing the first safety razor. He received a patent for the Kampfe Star safety razor in 1901. According to, the U.S. Patent Office issu... Read More »

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How to Use Old Safety Razors?

Because of the economy or personal choice and conviction, many people seek to live more frugally and simply. We are looking back to see how our parents lived. Smaller homes, vegetable gardens, cook... Read More »

What are safety razors?

A safety razor has only the sharp edge of the blade exposed. Prior to the invention of the safety razor, men shaved with a straight edge razor that had an exposed blade. In 1901, King Camp Gillette... Read More »

About Merkur Safety Razors?

The term "safety razor" generally refers to one using disposable single- or double-edged blades, engineered not to cut. Merkur Solingen is one of a few manufacturers that continue to produce safety... Read More »

What Are the Benefits of Safety Razors?

You might think a safety razor is one of those with a plastic handle and housed inside a plastic bag with 10 other identical razors. Think again. Safety razors actually include a strong metal han... Read More »