How to Make a Disposable Razor Last Longer

In a perfect world perhaps no one would ever have to shave. For those of us who do shave, the following is a tip from Winkydinks that will make our razors last longer.  I can’t wait to try this. I don’t use disposable razors but I use replaceable razor blades and this should work on those too. I’m hoping it does!

By Winkydinks:

We read about this online and tried it, and it DOES work! Our disposable razors have lasted 3-5 times longer than normal by running them along an old pair of jeans. What a simple way to cut down on razors (less waste, and saves money!). My husband gets about a month out of his (versus a few shaves), and I don’t even remember the last time I replaced mine!

Run the blade the opposite way you’d shave along the jean material about 10 times (you don’t need to press hard)
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Then turn it around and run it back the other way another 10 times.
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You can see other tips for making your razors last longer on this article I posted as well on WikiHow!

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Comments

  1. What a neat tip… and it’s soooo simple!

  2. awesome! I will tell my daughter about this – she is a smooth freak!

  3. Thanks for that great tip! I am anxious to try it.