Safety Razor
Safety Razor
Safety Razor
Safety Razor
Safety Razor
Safety Razor
CaliWoods

Safety Razor

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The CaliWoods Safety Razor - Say hello to luxurious low-waste shaves when you add the CaliWoods Safety Razor to your bathroom routine. This is last Razor you will ever buy, just replace the blades. It is completely plastic-free and makes shaving a breeze.

Includes:
1 x Stainless Safety Razor 
5 x Stainless Steel Blades
1 x Blade Return Envelope

Why you will LOVE the CaliWoods Safety Razor;

  • PLASTIC FREE. No more disposable plastic shavers filling our landfills and oceans - just replace the blades.
  • Choose from two colours; Stainless Steel or Copper.
  • UNISEX! Great for everyone. Face, legs, underarms, bikini - this Safety Razor can shave everywhere.
  • REFILL BLADE PACKS available at a super affordable price. You can order these on auto-ship where you choose the delivery period based on hair type and shaving frequency.
  • SIMPLICITY. Our Razors are a simple screw mechanism and two top holding plates - super durable with less parts that can break compared to a butterfly razor.
  • BLADE TAKE BACK. We take back your blades. Use, Dry, Post, Repurpose. Once you have 40 or more blades, simply post them back to us. We accept them even if they are from another brand. Considering the end-of-life of a product and closing the waste loop is part of our product stewardship - getting the good stuff going here in NZ.
  • REPLACEMENT PARTS. We offer Cali Razor Replacement Parts. We are serious about creating products that last for ages and giving customers the right to repair. If anything should ever happen to your Razor, or you loose a part, we have the separate pieces available via email order.
  • TOP TIP: Use gentle pressure - let the weight of the stainless steel do the work for you!

The Technical Details:

  • Razor is made from Stainless Steel Type 304 20% and Zinc Alloy 80%.
  • The Copper colour is electroplated into the Stainless and Zinc Alloy. The Copper isn't a layer and cannot 'come off'. Please rinse the Razor thoroughly to prevent discolouration from soap residue.
  • Dimensions - 9.4cm Handle, 4.4cm Blade Holding Plate
  • Secure screw in blade with 2 top holding plates for durability and safety. The blade is held tightly between these two plates and you can shave with both sides.


Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use the Safety Razor for underarms and bikini area?
Yes! Safe for the bikini areas of all genders.
The key of these areas is to use gentle pressure and pair your shaving with soap.  Go slow here with short strokes. Holding the skin taut with your free hand will help. Starting with a larger area of your body first will give you the confidence to move into the Bikini area in no time.

I'm nervous about using one. How do they work?
The Cali Safety Razor works just a plastic one - but better! You only replace the blades and everyone that has made the switch is really happy with it. You can check out the real customer reviews at the bottom of this page.
If you want full step-by-step instructions watch the video. This way you'll be ready to shave when your stunning Cali Safety Razor arrives.

How safe are they? Will it cut me?
A Safety Razors will not cut you if you use proper technique.
Please note that you will not need to push the razor onto the skin like you do with a plastic one, simply let the weight of the Razor do the job with a light drag along the skin.

How do I replace the blade?
You unscrew the head of the razor from the handle, place a blade between the two top plates, holding by the blunt edges (the short edge, the blade is on the long-edge). Screw the handle back on and shave away!

How often do I replace the blade?
This is very hair type dependant! On average this is 5 to 15 shaves.
For example, thick facial hair you will switch out the blade every 5 or so shaves. For fine leg hair or underarms one blade can last 15+ shaves. At only 43cents per blade, you will really notice the difference in cost and no more chucking cartridges in the bin - win!
Pro tip: If you don't shave often, remove the blade from the holding plates and dry between uses. This way your blade will last even longer. Remember not to keep your Razor in the shower.

Will my Safety Razor rust?
The Holding Plates and Handle of the Razor will not rust. The blades may rust after a time given they are often stored wet.
When this happens simply give any rust a generous rub with a towel/emery cloth or replace the blade. If you dry your blade each time (recommended for the infrequent shavers out there) then this won't happen.

Can I use regular soap?
Yes, there will be enough suds to make it work well. For the face some people might prefer a thicker shaving cream or keep an eye out for the Cali Shaving Soap Block which will be low waste.
We recommend that you rinse the shaver well after each use to remove all the soap residue.

How many blades does each razor come with?

You get 5 blades with each Razor just to get you started. We recommend buying a Razor Blade Refill Pack at the same time your order your Razor. These means you won't run out of razor blades quickly, you maximise on shipping as well as reduce shipping packaging and courier carbon miles.

Are there any tips and tricks so I master these low waste shaves faster?
Don't push with the shaver like you do with plastic ones. The weight of the Razor means a gentle drag will give you a close shave. Getting used to the angle at which you hold the razor is key. Read up on the detailed instructions before you shave and watch the video. After a couple of shaves you will get the hang of it!

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