|One of my favorite blades.|
The theme for me is mild: mild blade angles, mild blade exposures, mild blade-guard spans. As the sultan of sensitivity, I need coated blades that are still quite sharp: coating for comfort, sharpness to handle my beard, which is somewhere in the range of average to just slightly heavy.
|The business end of the Merkur 33 Classic.|
|The Merkur 15C open comb.|
Constants are the Merkur razors, the 15C open comb and the 33C Classic. Both of these are three-piece designs. The 33 is always available for a potential face shave. On the other hand, I have given up on the 15 open comb for my face, but regularly use it to trim the hair line on the back of my head and to shave the back of my neck.
The newest addition to my at-hand razors in the cabinet has been the Dorco Prime TTO. I have been evaluating it for about a week, and it has opened my eyes to the possibility of this mild instrument. I believe that it has earned a spot in my go-to stable of razors, and either this, or its twin that I already owned will stay in the bathroom cabinet. More on this in a day or so, when I publish my full-on review of the Dorco Prime Starter Set.