Your face is a precious space. So you want to treat it with respect, right? To do so, you'll need to make sure you're using nothing less than the best available men's razors. And yes, we totally know that different folks have different shaving styles. Some opt for old school wet shaving while others prefer a double-sided safety razor. And no shame if you prefer something basic from the local drugstore—a cheaper price doesn't necessarily indicate poor quality! Check out the 10 best men's razors that follow, taking into account the different styles of blades, handle weights, and overall aesthetic. After all, if you're intent on keeping your razor on your countertop, it doesn't hurt if it looks like the finely crafted tool that it is! Have fun picking up your new shaving set up, and give your skin the TLC it deserves. Just don't blame us when the women in your life continually borrow it! Opening image: @harrys
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Schick Hydro Sense Sensitive Razor
WHY YOU NEED IT: The sensitive gel formula and auto-adjust feature gives you a close irritation-free shave.
USERS SAID: "I have very sensitive skin and have been an avid Gillet customer for years. I ran out of razor head replacements recently and was about to order some from Gillet, when I came across this razor. I have to say, this is the best razor I have ever used! Even though it's is much more affordable than Gillet, it gives a smoother shave and irritates my skin way less then my previous razors."
Feather SS Japanese Straight Razor
BEST FOR: Those looking for the perfect straight blade razor
USERS SAID: "[...] Decided to give straight edge one more shot and invested in this feather ss. It works a whole lot better than the others. Not only is it easy to control, but the razors glides across my face without any tugging our leaving cuts. [...]"
Shaveology Butterfly Double-Edge Safety Razor
ABOUT THE BRAND: Shaveology is a premium American company with a mission to bring back the goodness of “old school” shaving for a superior shave every time.
FUN FACT: Each razor is hand-assembled and includes a leather blade guard for travel.
Bevel Safety Razor
WHAT EXPERTS SAY: The Bevel Shave System is the first and only system designed for coarse, curly hair.
USERS SAID: "I can't even tell you how many single edge razors I own, but it's probably near 50 and I've tried more, and the Bevel has become one of my favorites... [I]'m prone to ingrown hairs and prefer a mild razor, but my beard is pretty tough and fast growing."
Vikings Blade The Chieftan Safety Razor
USERS SAID: "This razor hits all the marks that I am looking for in a razor. Moderate aggressiveness, yet very comfortable shave, very hard to cut or nick yourself with this one."
LOVED FOR: Vikings Blade razors are designed so you'll get perfect blade alignment every single time.
Merkur Long Handled Safety Razor
USERS SAID: "This is probably one of the greatest investments I've ever made. Don't let the man trick you into buying those overpriced multi bladed razors. This thing saved me hundreds of dollars while I was in the Army and had to shave everyday."
LOVED FOR: Made with world-famous Solingen steel, this razor promises a lifetime of close, irritation-free shaves.
Gillette Fusion5 ProGlide Razor
FUN FACT: Gillette Fusion5 features FlexBall Technology, which claims to allow the blades to respond to the contours of your face to get every hair.
LOVED FOR: Total accessibility—you can find this razor in supermarkets and drugstores around the country.
Gillette Mach3 Razor
BEST FOR: A disposable option that doesn't sacrifice quality
HELPFUL TIP: When you are no longer getting an optimal shave, the Lubrastrip that sits at the top of the razor fades to white, indicating that it might be time to change the blade.