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Slant Razors

Discover our curated collection of slant razors at New England Shaving Company, where tradition meets innovation in the art of shaving. 

Slant razors, with their unique angled blade approach, are designed to cut through facial hair with less resistance than traditional straight razors, offering a closer and more comfortable shave. 

Ideal for those with coarse or thick hair, our selection features top-of-the-line models from renowned brands. From the Merkur - 37C to the Rex Supply Co - Konsul, each is engineered for precision and durability. 

Whether you're a seasoned wet shaver seeking to refine your routine or new to the world of classic shaving, our collection promises to elevate your experience with razors celebrated for their efficiency and exceptional performance. 

Explore our range to find the perfect slant razor that aligns with your shaving needs and preferences.  

  • Merkur - 39C Extra Long Handle Safety Razor, Slant Cut - New England Shaving Company
    Merkur - 39C Extra Long Handle Safety Razor, Slant Cut - New England Shaving Company
    Original price $59.90 - Original price $59.90
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    Merkur - 39C Extra Long Handle Safety Razor, Slant Cut


    The Merkur razor 39C is the heavy duty razor for hard and thick beards. Due to its high weight and the torsion head, it masters even the toughest t...

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    Original price $59.90 - Original price $59.90
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    $59.90 - $59.90
    Current price $59.90

What are the Benefits of Using a Slant Razor?

Slant razors offer a distinctive approach to traditional shaving, merging innovative design with practical benefits. 

Here are the key advantages of incorporating a slant razor into your grooming routine:

  1. Closer Shave: The slant razor's angled blade provides a closer shave by cutting hair more efficiently, reducing the need for multiple passes.
  2. Reduced Irritation: Its design minimizes skin irritation, razor burn, and the risk of ingrown hairs, offering a more comfortable shaving experience.
  3. Efficient on Coarse Hair: Especially effective for those with thick, coarse, or curly hair, ensuring a smooth shave without tugging or pulling.
  4. Precision Shaving: The slant razor's unique angle allows for better navigation around the contours of the face and neck, enhancing shaving accuracy.
  5. Improved Skin Health: Fewer passes and reduced irritation contribute to healthier skin, making slant razors suitable for sensitive skin types.
  6. Enhanced Shaving Experience: The efficiency and effectiveness of slant razors elevate the overall experience, turning routine grooming into a luxurious ritual.


What is a slant razor?

A slant razor is a type of safety razor designed with a slanted blade mechanism. Unlike traditional safety razors that hold the blade at a straight angle, slant razors position the blade at an oblique angle. 

This design mimics a guillotine's slicing action, allowing the blade to cut hair with a more efficient, scythe-like motion. The slant in the blade reduces tugging and pulling on the hair, providing a closer shave with fewer passes and minimizing irritation.

What is the purpose of a slant razor?

The primary purpose of a slant razor is to offer a closer and smoother shave, particularly beneficial for individuals with thick, coarse, or curly hair. 

The slanted blade mechanism provides a more aggressive shave than straight razors, cutting hair more efficiently at an angle. This design helps to reduce the risk of razor bumps and ingrown hairs by cutting the hair cleanly without pulling. 

Slant razors are also ideal for those seeking a high-quality shaving experience, as they can navigate the contours of the face and neck more effectively.

How do you shave with a slant razor?

Shaving with a slant razor requires a bit of technique and practice, especially for those accustomed to traditional safety razors. 

Here are the steps to achieve a smooth shave with a slant razor:

  1. Preparation: Begin with a clean, wet face. Applying a warm towel or showering beforehand can help soften the hair and open pores. Apply a quality shaving cream or soap with a shaving brush to create a rich lather.
  2. The Shave: Hold the razor at a 30-degree angle to your skin. Start with light, short strokes and let the weight of the razor do the work—no need to apply excessive pressure. Shave with the grain of your hair growth on the first pass. 
  3. Aftercare: Rinse your face with cold water to close the pores. Apply an after shave balm or moisturizer to soothe and hydrate the skin.
  4. Maintenance: Clean and dry your slant razor after each use to maintain its condition and prolong its lifespan.

Remember, patience and practice are key to mastering the slant razor for a comfortable and close shave.