A safety razor looks intimidating. On the one hand, it looks antiquated, like something your grandfather would use. We’ve got all this razor science selling us 3- and 5-blade options now. It’s crazy that they used to only use a single blade, isn’t it? Not to mention, those blades are sharp!
So why the hell would you want to put down your cartridge razor and switch to a safety razor? Well, five reasons are given in the article but I could add a sixth which is it is better for the environment too as the blades can be recycled instead of filling up landfills.
An old-fashioned safety razor may look intimidating, but it's actually the closest possible shave you can get.