The Experience From Using Them Together
As you may already know by following my journey so far, I am using a Micro Touch One and Dorco blades for my initial step to the safety razor world. People congratulated me on having a mild razor for a start but immediately gave a warning on Dorco blade.
I was really excited at getting my first safety razor. Everyone said it is a mild one but I still have no comparison yet. This is the first and only one so far. I love how easy it is to handle, to use, and to clean. You can read the whole first experience in here.
I continue using this razor and now build some sort of addiction to shaving. I thought it was strange at first. You got cuts and nicks by using this razor but now you have a strange feeling that you want to do it again and again. I really am looking forward to shaving again.
I can’t wait for my mustache to grow again. Friends that I met in a shaving forum gave great suggestions. To make mustache grow faster, you need to do these steps:
- Stand on your head. Your mustache will grow faster as the hairs will receive more oxygen from the blood rushing to your head.
- Rub salt on your shaving area.
- This will make the hair dry and thirsty.
- Hold a glass of cold beer in front of your face, close to the shaving area.
- The hairs will reach out to the glass to get it.
- *Very* quickly tie a knot in each hair so it can’t retreat
- BAM! You get a newly grown mustache!
I just can’t stop laughing after reading those suggestions. Can you imagine if it is that easy to grow a mustache? I will spend hours and hours of shaving and regrowing mustache. Maybe I will stop after having a razor burn.
Jokes aside. I found that this MTO razor is really easy to handle. I really have to remember not to use any pressure. One moment I forgot all about the pressure thing, the next thing I cut myself pretty deep. Using a safety razor is totally different from using a disposable multi blades razor.
One thing that I love about this mild razor is: it really is suitable for my rather sensitive skin.
The Dorco Blade
Micro Touch One came with Dorco blades. Dorco is a Korean based company that produce blades and razors. Not only those, but they also produce kitchen knives and cutters.
Squire gave fantastic reviews on two of Dorco blades:
After using the Dorco blades supplied by MTO, I have to agree with Squire that these blades gave a decent shave. They are mild and forgiving. Not sharp enough for my style. They tug a bit every now and then. But for a beginner like me, these babies are enough for now. Like I said, I still cut myself using a mild blade.
I love the crispy sound when this blade cut my mustache. I don’t know if the sound came from just the cutting process or because the blade is not sharp enough. But the sound just increased my addiction to shaving even more.
The Two Together
The MTO razor is a mild razor and Dorco blade is a mild blade. The two combined together gave a very, very mild shave. This is good for a first timer in wet shaving. You will not get a BBS shave but it is a good enough shave.
You will improve your technique. I just did a really great shave with these two combined. I had no nicks. I did WTG and XTG passes. I stretched my skin during those passes. The razor just glided through my mustache cutting everything on its path. It was the smoothest shave since I learned to shave with a double edge safety razor.
A friend suggested me to change the blade with a sharp one. Change the brand. Find a more aggressive blade. A mild razor plus an aggressive blade will give me a better shaving experience. I think I will take on his advice.
Have you tried them?
Please give me your honest opinions below. What do you think about these two combined? What razor and blade combination that you would suggest me to get?
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