The Bro Shaver uses three standard double edge blades. The trendy, classic way to get a close shave that costs pennies. Many facial shaving enthusiasts are coming back to double edge shaving because of the closeness and inexpensive cost. 45 High Stainless Blades are included with each order. Enough for 30 fresh blade changes (you can flip the blades to use the other side, when one side becomes dull). And you can use your favorite brands such as: Feather, Astra, Merkur, etc. Putting three fresh blades in your Bro Shaver
will cost approximately 7 to 30 cents. Yes cents.
|Figure 1: Double Edge (DE) Blade|
Both products use three standard size double edge blades. The difference is, bakblade glues 3 double edge blades in a plastic holder and marks up the price. To keep using it you must keep buying replacements from them. The Bro Shaver, on the other hand, comes with 45 high stainless double edge blades (30 fresh blade changes). And you can use your own or any standard double edge blades you want, for substantial savings. High-end Feather, and Astra blades cost pennies each.
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Bro Shaver, BroShaver.com, and Swamiware LLC are not affiliated with bakblade
Depending on how much hair you're shaving, coarseness, etc you'll find, typically, the blades last 1-4 shaves. But it depends on the shaving conditions.Worst case, half a shave, best case 5 shaves. Check online, a lot of enthusiasts who shave their faces with DE blades use it once, many others 3, 4, or 7 times. That's a face of course, and not a back. From our anecdotal tests 3 shaves seems to be the norm. Replacements are cheap, so shave away! We're including 45 blades with your order, enough for 30 fresh blade changes.
The Bro Shaves uses 3 blades, you can flip them over when one side is dull, the formula is:
fb = Int[ (n ÷ 3) × 2 ]
fb = fresh blades
n = number of blades
Int = takes the integer value
(45 ÷ 3) × 2 = 30 Fresh Blade Changes
Three. But if you want, you can use one, two, or three. It's your choice.
Yes, please refer to this Bro Shaver Quick Start Guide