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Make yourself some Thayers? Filtered water (hydration), Witch hazel (astringent, will help with absorption and preservation), Aloe vera (perfect for skin, use juice or gel with glycerine), Glycerine (moisture retention) and a few drops of vitamin E (will preserve for 6 months). You can then add...
If you want to seal it permanently you can without too much fuss. You'll need some CA superglue, a couple of disposable paint brushes, Micromesh cloth and some common sense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-FXOsMR2tY
I washed with proraso red today to test for irritation. Smells very earthy, musty and herby with a cologne of deep peppery sandalwood spice. It invokes memories of my musty dusty bean toys I had as a child.
You have to remember that when you are talking about the blade, you really mean the blade edge which can be measured in microns. This vastly reduces the material's ability to withstand damage. The Copper is a metaphorical aid to help visualise the surprising strength hair has. Some people like...
The ultimate tensile strength of Copper is 210-220 MPa. The ultimate tensile strength of human hair is 380 MPa. Beard hair is tougher than Copper at the same thickness. There is no doubt that DE blade edges degrade from use. Teflon, Platinum and even Titanium DE blade edges degrade with use...
Two words of warning. Martin De Candre stores your password on an un-encrypted server, and the Saponificio dish is bare wood and will get ruined if you use soap in it. (edit: They should be on the badger and blade ban list as they also ignore your emails.)