Men's Razors - An Introduction To The Three Main Types Of Razors

Men's Razors - An Introduction To The Three Main Types Of RazorsRazors

The Executive Shaving range of razors is the most comprehensive online range of safety razors, cut throat razors and Gillette Mach3® and Fusion® compatible razors in the world. We stock razors made in Japan, USA, UK, Germany, France, New Zealand and Italy.

We only stock wet shave razors, we believe that electric razors are bad for your skin and do not provide a close enough shave.

You can browse through our full range of razors here.

Double Edged Safety Razors

Safety razors were introduced in the early 1900s and are now more popular today than ever since the 1960s. A safety razor is easy to use and the blades are very cheap to buy. You should expect a close, comfortable shave with a good quality safety razor. Safety razors come in a variety of sizes. While they all give a great shave, some are more aggressive than others.

To help guide you through the plethora of safety razor options available to you, please call us on 0141 880 30 40 or email us at for advice, we are always keen to help you choose the right razor for you.


Gillette Mach3® and Gillette Fusion® Razors

The Gillette Mach3 and Gillette Mach3 Turbo form the latest shaving technology from Gillette®, guaranteeing a very close shave from a triple blade system. The new generation Gillette Mach3® blades use thinner, finer blades, with Gillette's most advanced low resistance coating, designed for less tug and pull.

Gillette Fusion® blades have a five blade system; they are finer and thinner and have an advanced, low resistance coating which leads to a close and comfortable shave with no pulling and tugging of the bristles.


The Cut Throat Razor - The Traditional Open Straight Edge Razor

The cut throat razor, also known as the straight razor, is the original razor. Used be generations of men for centuries to ensure the closest of smooth shaves. After many uses of neglect, cut throat razors are gaining in popularity. This method of shaving is the most traditional and argued by some traditionalists as the only way to shave.

The cut throat razor must be used with caution. Do not expect to pick this type of razor up and be proficient within days. It will take time and patience before you can be classed as a skilled Cut Throat Razor user.

We are very pleased to give advice on using a cut throat razor before purchase. Please call us on 0141 880 3040 and we will be able to help you choose the correct cut throat for you.


Razor Guide

Always use a quality men's razor with a sharp blade. A sharp blade means less passes to get a close shave and less passes equals less irritation.

Avoid disposable razors that can damage your skin. You only get one face - look after it.

Select a razor blade that suits your experience and lifestyle; cut throat and safety razors for the competent and well tutored wet shaver, Gillette Mach3 or Fusion for those who have not yet discovered the joys of cut throat and or safety razor shaving.

For teenage boys with spots and or sensitive skin and for adults with very sensitive skin, the Feather Neo, is the best cartridge razor that we recommend.

More Information On Razors

A History Of Shaving

Safety Razor Shaving - A Guide On How And Why To Use

Cut Throat Razors Explained

Cut Throat Razor Guide - How To Use And Maintain A Cut Throat Razor

Shaving Tips For Men

Our Complere Range of Safety Razors

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