Ask Aaron Q/A: Can you recommend me a Merkur DE razor for normal beard growth?

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Chris Phillips, from the UK, asks:

“I don’t have what is called a “tough beard”. I use a vintage Gillette razor now, and want to move up to a Merkur. Is there a Merkur razor which is best suited for a guy with a ‘normal’ beard, offering a gentle, but effective shave, with not much irritation? Thanks, CP.”

Merkur 34C Heavy Duty Classic
Merkur 34C Heavy Duty Classic


“Mr. Phillips,
Yes indeed there is! If you’re looking for a great “normal” shave, go for the Merkur 34c “Heavy Duty/HD” razor. It’s a great shaver, with a mild shave that will perform well each time you shave. I have one and enjoy it a lot, and I think you will too.

Happy Shaving!


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