Ask Aaron Q/A: How to clean a double edge razor

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Raymond Read, from the UK, asks:

“What’s the best way to give a Razor a “Makeover” i.e. a good clean after several uses?”


“Mr Read,
A great question! Depending on the mineral content of your water, it may be easy for soap film and water spots to build up on your razor. Here’s what I recommend: take 1 part vinegar to 9 parts water and let your razor soak in the solution for about 30 minutes. Then take an old toothbrush with some toothpaste and give the razor a good scrubbing. This should cleanoff and built up lather, film and other gunk that tends to appear on razors. If necessary, repeat the process.

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