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Dorco Prime Safety Razor

Get a prime shave with Dorco Prime!

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Dorcousa.com is a company that manufactures and sells disposable razors,22349114126_9c5db1efd5_o shaving systems and shaving accessories for men and women. The company dates back to 1955 22180593848_750312b8f5_oas a small company founded in South Korea. Today Dorco is Asia’s market leader in disposable shaving products. Dorco has become a recognized household name in some Asian countries and has made its mark in over 97 countries. Dorco introduced the worlds first 6 blade shaving system and to this day continues to manufacture new razors for the shaving community. Dorco has always been a company that has produced cartridge razors until Dorco decided to join the wet shaving circle.

The Dorco Prime DE razor was introduced on January 14 2015. The Dorco Prime was and still is making its way around the wet shaving circles and is becoming quickly accepted as a good22362039062_79c1681e6f_o starter razor. I remember when the Dorco Prime first came out. I just started wet shaving and I knew I wanted to try it. I decided to wait and read some of the reviews online.22181475269_723a93d412_o The bulk of the reviews all had good things to say with pros and cons. You will never find a razor that’s perfect for everyone. You may read one product review that’s very positive but yet very negative with the next reviewer. A review is strictly opinionated and you should always read more than one before deciding to buy a product. I decided that it was time to try the Dorco Prime for myself. I contacted Dorco and had my new razor in my hand in a short period of time. The customer service was prompt and delightful. I would definitely contact Dorco for other shaving needs in the future.

The Dorco Prime starter kit is not just for starters.

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After receiving my Dorco Prime starter kit I quickly opened it and this what was in the box. One Dorco Prime DE safety razor, A hard plastic22349270066_c64d8f6237_o clam shell case to store the DE razor in when not in use and three packs of 10 blade DE razors to get you started which could very easily last you22342307386_5d3c35373d_o a year depending on what, where and when you shave. The plastic clam shell case has a mirror positioned in the lid so when you are traveling you wont be without a mirror to make sure you getting rid of all that unwanted hair. A nice touch by Dorco. There is a deeper notch underneath the razors resting spot to carry extra blades, another nice touch by Dorco. The only thing the clamshell case does not have room for is your soap and other accessories for shaving. When you are traveling, you usually don’t carry 22355211972_17e6433f64_oall of your shaving accessories just the essentials and the clam shell hard plastic case 21745539184_abe86ab4f7_ofrom Dorco makes that possible with less room needed in your suit case. If you think about it you could find some small packets of shaving cream to store inside the clamshell case and you’re traveling shave system would be complete.

The Dorco Prime is a chrome light weight DE razor that has a butterfly head that opens and closes by turning the bottom of the razor handle right or left. The butterfly head separates and opens on the top 22188427719_9a5af177cf_oof the razor head. I like the butterfly style head more than the other style of DE razor that you have to unscrew the whole head to change the razor blade. The butterfly style head is safer with changing blades all you do is open the head from the bottom of the handle and then turn the 22362039482_47efcb74c4_orazor upside down. The DE blade pops out and then you install a new blade by holding the end of the blade with your fingers. The solid head that you unscrew is easier to cut your fingers because you have to unscrew the whole head. There is more chance of cutting your fingers or the palm of your hand because22342308026_1c20a308bf_o you are touching more of the blade. The handle of the Dorco Prime is standard length and has a deep knurling giving the handle a good grip during shaving even when the handle was saturated with water or shaving cream the quality of grip did not change.

The Dorco Prime blade gap is small making this a non aggressive razor. The blade gap applies to how much of the razor blade is exposed to the skin on your Dome and face. Can you still cut yourself? yes, can you still get razor burns and nicks? absolutely! A non aggressive DE safety razor 22187281360_3335962913_ojust means your less likely to get cuts and nicks and its less likely to get razor burn because of the small blade gap. If you have a very coarse beard or have not shaved in a couple of days, a razor with a bigger blade gap might serve you better22187411018_efcf51bb73_o since it would be more aggressive since the gap is bigger. Even with a non aggressive DE safety razor you still need to pay attention to what you are doing. A non aggressive razor is perfect for a beginner to learn the other important aspects of wet shaving like angle and pressure. With a non aggressive DE razor you can also try different DE blades to find the one that suites you more. Dorco also makes their own DE razor blades as well.

The Dorco DE razor blades are sharp but non aggressive. I shave my head and face every day and I got around 5-7 shaves per blade with the Dorco DE blades. The shave on my head was nice and smooth. It took me two passes on my Dome to rid my head of all22342304256_5a7f5dc142_o that unwanted hair. The Dorco Prime was easy to maneuver around my Dome especially in the hard to reach areas around the back of the ears and the back of my head. The small blade gap kept me from cutting the back of my head. The back of my head took around three passes the first couple of shaves. After the third shave I was more used to the Dorco Prime so I cut the number of passes from three to two with ease. My face was and still is an average of two passes with the Dorco Prime which is standard for a lot of non aggressive safety razors. over all the Dorco Prime used for head shaving was a smooth and comfortable experience the same with the face shave.

Final thoughts

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So what are my final thoughts on the Dorco Prime DE safety razor? A prime time shave for any level of experience wet shaver. The Dorco Prime DE safety razor 22375128705_a4994ee6f3_ois a great razor for the beginner and for the more experienced in wet shaving. The blade gap is small making it harder to get cuts, nicks and razor burn. The Dorco Prime is a light weight razor with deep knurling on the handle giving it an excellent grip. The excellent grip makes maneuverability around the Dome and face easy and more manageable. I feel as though the Dorco Prime DE safety razor makes head shaving and face 22342309116_8451ac3286_oshaving more fun and enjoyable especially when you take the cuts and nicks as well as razor burn away from your daily shave. The first couple of shaves on my Face and Dome took additional passes to accomplish my daily head and face shave. Using a new DE safety razor takes a little bit of extra time to get use to. After a couple of extra passes I got use to my new Dorco Prime DE safety razor and know the passes are the same as they are with the other DE razors that I use. The Dorco Prime DE safety razor is approved by TheBaldNation for our Bald Nation. Love your products and you will love the results and have a #Baldtastic day

-TheBaldNation-

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Dorco Prime Platinum

Get a smooth shave with the Dorco Prime DE blade

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Which safety razor blade or DE blade for short is the best? This seems to be a question that has different answers depending on who answers the question. Why is that? because every one is different with different skin types. Some have soft and supple skin and 26998207725_111ff1c686_osome have rough and hardened skin. Some have beards and some are clean-shaven, and then there are some that shave their heads with safety razors. No matter what skin type category you fall into depends on which blade works best for you. Then there is the question of how much experience do you have and what type of safety razor are you using. The truth is, there’s not one perfect blade that suites every wet shaver. Every one has their personal favorite but what works for one may not work for the next. I have my favorites, but I also have a variety of blades that I use from time to time to switch things up so it doesn’t get boring.

I’ve come to appreciate a number of certain DE blades that seem to fall on the lower side of people’s list of top ten DE blades that they like to use. Some of these blades are on the mild side of aggressiveness and I think that’s why they may not be at the26929861651_7f9d5a9f52_o top of the list. There could be good reasons why this happens. In my opinion each DE blade that you try has its own learning curve that you have to figure out. I’ve learned that if it’s a more milder DE blade than a safety razor with more heft may be beneficial. The heavier the razor is the less pressure you have to use during shaving. This also prevents the risk of razor burn, cuts and nicks. A hefty safety razor with a non aggressive blade makes for a comfortable shave. However if the skin on your face is tough or the hair on your face is course this still may not work out in your favor.

Dorco is a company founded in South Korea and now is Asia’s market leader for disposable shaving products and is recognized as a household name in numerous countries around the world. Dorco has definitely made its mark with disposable razors for men and woman. Dorco 26998258175_d56d70b07c_odecided to dabble in the world of wet shaving by introducing the Dorco Prime safety razor along with Dorco safety blades. The standard Dorco safety blades fit the Prime safety razor as well as your favorite safety razor. The Dorco Prime safety razor was welcomed as a razor for beginners and is becoming more popular among wet shavers. Dorco decided to try a different route with their safety blades by upgrading to the Dorco Prime Platinum blades. I’ve tried both the Dorco and the Dorco Prime Platinum blades. The Prime Platinum blades are definitely an upgrade from the original blades. Both blades are still mildly aggressive but the Prime Platinum blades provide a smoother and more comfortable shave.

A Smooth Shave With The Dorco Prime Platinum Blade!

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The difference between the Dorco safety blade and the Dorco Prime Platinum blade is that the Dorco Prime Platinum blade has a Teflon coating to give the blade extra smoothness and a longer life span in your 26998259735_78bebefa08_osafety razor. The Dorco Prime Platinum blades feel more sturdy and solid. These blades feel like they are meant to be used with a safety razor. I got seven to ten shaves per blade both Dome and face. Each shave with the Dorco Prime Platinum blade was smooth and comfortable. The Dorco blades are still mildly aggressive but are also more durable than the prior Dorco safety razor blades. The Teflon coating really does make a difference with how smooth of shave each blade provided. Each head shave was smoother than the last.

When it comes to shaving my head with a safety razor I use different angles on different parts of my head. Whether it’s with the26904077852_cd1f7edcb7_o grain (WTG) or against the grain (ATG) the angles change to follow the contours of my head to get the smoothest shave possible every time. Going with the grain on the top of my head it’s always starting from the front and working my way to the back with small fluid strokes. When I shave the sides of my head I also start from the top and shave down with small strokes. I then turn my safety razor upside down and shave in an upward 30 degree angle dragging my razor from back to front. when I shave the back of my head I start from the top and work my way down again in small strokes and then turn my safety26394363233_13c2e17caf_o razor upside down and work my way up dragging my razor in a 30 degree angle. What and how much pressure depends on which safety razor I’m using for my nightly shave. The Dorco blade provided a smooth shave every time no matter what safety razor I was using or what angle I was shaving in.

I used a couple of different safety razors with the Dorco Prime Platinum blades and every shave was smooth and comfortable. Each Dome and face shave ended in a close shave without razor burn, cuts or nicks. I enjoyed each shave and I plan on using the Dorco Prime Platinum Blades more often for my nightly shave.

Final Thoughts

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What are my final thoughts on the Dorco Prime Platinum blades? A great shave from a mildly aggressive safety razor blade. The Dorco Prime Platinum blades 26392634024_3efd989208_ohave a Teflon coating that increases the level of smoothness each blade provides. The Teflon coating increases the life span of the safety blade so you can enjoy each shave even more. The Dome and face shave with the Dorco Prime Platinum blades was a comfortable shave every time. The Dorco Prime Platinum blades are approved by TheBaldNation for our Bald Nation. Love your products and you will love the results. Thank you and have a #Baldtastic day.

-TheBaldNation-

You can find Dorco Prime Platinum blades on these other social media platforms.

(1.) Twitter
(2.) Facebook
(3.) DorcoPrime.Com