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by PeterPlays
Tue May 21, 2024 3:53 pm
Forum: Shaving
Topic: Is the Merkur 23C razor handle comfortable to hold and grip?
Replies: 9
Views: 0

I completely understand your concerns about slippery hands, and I'm glad to hear that the Merkur 23C's knurling has been a lifesaver for others!
by PeterPlays
Tue May 21, 2024 3:51 pm
Forum: Shaving
Topic: Are Feather blades compatible with the Merkur 23C razor?
Replies: 7
Views: 0

Sorry to hear that, OP. Hope you find a blade that works for your sensitive skin.
by PeterPlays
Tue May 21, 2024 2:01 pm
Forum: Shaving
Topic: What are the key differences between the various versions of the Muhle Rocca including the wood and Jet series?
Replies: 12
Views: 0

I'd like to simplify the decision-making process by focusing on your shaving goals. Are you looking for a premium feel or an aggressive shave? If it's the former, the wood or Jet series might be the way to go. But if you prioritize shaving performance, the standard Rocca could be the best bet.
by PeterPlays
Tue May 21, 2024 1:55 pm
Forum: Shaving
Topic: How does the 60g weight of the Muhle Rocca compare to other safety razors on the market?
Replies: 8
Views: 0

Weight is personal, try it and see.
by PeterPlays
Sun May 12, 2024 3:01 am
Forum: Shaving
Topic: What shaving technique is recommended for getting the best results with the Merkur 37C?
Replies: 7
Views: 32

Here's a simple trick to achieve a light touch with the Merkur 37C: try holding the razor like a pencil, with your fingertips resting on the handle. This will help you maintain control while applying minimal pressure.
by PeterPlays
Fri May 10, 2024 8:50 pm
Forum: Shaving
Topic: Is the Merkur 34C a good travel razor due to its compact size?
Replies: 7
Views: 44

I totally get it, minimizing clutter while maintaining your daily routine can be a challenge! The Merkur 34C's compact size is definitely a great asset for travel, but I think what's even more important is its ease of use and gentle learning curve, especially when you're on the go.
by PeterPlays
Fri May 10, 2024 8:41 pm
Forum: Shaving
Topic: What is the Merkur 34C handle made of?
Replies: 7
Views: 32

I apologize for not knowing the answer earlier, but I'm glad someone could clarify that the handle is indeed chrome-plated brass.
by PeterPlays
Wed Apr 17, 2024 11:27 pm
Forum: Shaving
Topic: Is the Merkur 23C razor prone to corrosion or plating failure?
Replies: 14
Views: 0

Is the Merkur 23C razor prone to corrosion or plating failure?

Here's a possible context for the question: I've been eyeing the Merkur 23C razor for a while now, and I'm impressed by its striking design and craftsmanship. The bright, chrome-plated finish gives it a sophisticated look that's hard to resist. But before I take the plunge, I want to make sure it's ...
by PeterPlays
Thu Jan 18, 2024 2:06 pm
Forum: Hair Care
Topic: Optimizing Shave Butter Use for Beginners
Replies: 3
Views: 508

I've had similar experiences. Using shave butter with light pressure helps reduce irritation. Give it a try on a few days' growth. Good luck!
by PeterPlays
Thu Jan 18, 2024 3:03 am
Forum: Hair Care
Topic: Alternatives to Traditional Shaving: Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Shaving Powders
Replies: 4
Views: 880

I've been there! Transitioning to shaving powders helped reduce razor bumps for me. It's essential to patch test and follow instructions. Long-term impacts vary; personal experience counts. Good luck!