Today's shave was great. I couldn't have asked for a better shave than I got today. It's not quite as smooth as I would like it but that's because it's the last shave on this blade which is about normal. 3 shaves per blade multiplied by 7 blades = 21 shaves per package of blades. Now if you divide that by $5 dollars per pack of blade that should give you a total of $.24 cents per shave which is very reasonable to say the least. Now for the star of the party, TTFFC's "Cut Throat" soap is phenomenal and will be going in the shave cave. It's got a 1930's Clubman Style Barbershop scent to it. Pinaud's Clubman and PAA's Clubguy go perfectly with soap apart from the matching aftershave splash and balms that Maria Arman also makes which is also phenomenal:
These blades have been made long before I was born and I'm 38 years old and they don't intend to stop making them anytime soon. At $.24 cents per shave that puts them just a shade below half of the Feather/Kai DE blades which cost me $.50 cents per blade. My most economical shave is indeed the straight razor especially now since I've learned how to hone and that I no longer have to send it out to be re honed. Once you get 7+ soaps which is one for each day of the week, your shaves are now free. Yes that's what I said, free shaving as long as you don't buy anymore soap or hardware (which is extremely hard to do). My Perma-Sharp DE blades only cost me $.08 cents per shave. So that puts the Schick Injector at my 2nd most expensive shave behind the Gillette Fusion cartridges. The Fusion Pro-Glide carts cost me $1.75 per shave and they're extremely uncomfortable after 2 shaves even with a traditional soap and brush.