What makes the SHAVENT so different from classic safety razors and plastic razors?
With SHAVENT we bring you a comfortable wet shave paired with elegance and freedom from plastic - and in the highest, long-lasting quality, locally produced.
What does that SHAVENT particularly?
For comparison, let's consider the razors for wet shaving that are best known and most widely used.
Classic safety razor
We know the safety razor, also known as the safety razor or torsion plane. These were used by our grandfathers and are still widely used today.
A safety razor consists of a handle and a rigid head in which there is a razor blade that is clamped using a simple principle. It can be used on both sides because the blade has two sharp sides.
The application requires a little practice. You always have to find the right angle that the blade must be at the face when shaving in order to achieve a smooth result. Shaving with a safety razor is very precise, but the risk of injury should not be underestimated. You have to be very focused when shaving, especially at the beginning
According to many manufacturers, the safety razor is not officially suitable as a ladyshave because the necessary shaving angle on the body cannot be maintained so reliably. Therefore, in many of the safety instructions from the plane manufacturer, you will find the note that the safety razor should not be used for body shaving. Many women still use the classic safety razor for body shaving, but they often have respect for its use and concerns that shaving with the safety razor could be too aggressive and women could easily injure themselves. Even so, many women buy a safety razor because they don't want to create so much plastic waste in the bathroom.
A safety razor is usually made of metal and is very durable. The blade can easily be replaced with a new one. Once bought, the safety razor is a very inexpensive way to shave because the replacement blades are inexpensive. In addition, the safety razor is very environmentally friendly because it is plastic-free and there is hardly any waste, the used razor blades are sent for metal recycling.
+ precise, environmentally friendly, inexpensive to use, durable
- There may be a risk of injury for beginners, usually not suitable for body shaving
System razor with interchangeable head
The best known type of wet shave are the system razors. They are present everywhere in every supermarket, drugstore, online, in TV advertising. They are available from numerous manufacturers in many price ranges and in countless variants.
A system razor or oscillating head razor consists of a handle and an exchangeable head in which several cutting blades are arranged. With a simple mechanism, the entire cutting head can be replaced with a new one if necessary. System razors enable a very gentle shave.
The razor head is movable and automatically follows the contours of your face or the part of the body to be shaved. It is very easy to use and the risk of injury is low.
The oscillating head razors are also very suitable as a ladyshave, they are also available specifically as ladies' shavers.
A system razor is usually made of plastic with rubber, the replaceable razor heads are made of plastic and metal. This means that they are not recyclable and there is a huge amount of waste.
The handle wears off with daily use and becomes unsightly after a while, so this also ends up in the plastic waste
System razors are very inexpensive to buy, but the frequent purchase of replaceable heads can be expensive and produces a huge amount of waste.
+ gentle, safe, comfortable, easy
- expensive to buy, makes you “dependent” on the razor manufacturer for buying replaceable heads, creates huge amounts of non-recyclable plastic waste
Disposable razors are the cheapest variant of wet shaving. They are made in one piece, with a rigid head that contains one or more cutting blades. They are suitable for when you have forgotten your razor at home. They shouldn't be the daily way of shaving, because disposing of them creates a huge mountain of non-recyclable garbage.
So what makes the SHAVENT so special?
With the SHAVENT we have combined the advantages of a safety razor and a system razor in an extra-durable design!
Of the SHAVENT Wet razor is made entirely of metal and works with replaceable, inexpensive standard razor blades, such as the Safety razor.
Of the SHAVENT has a movable head with three closely spaced blades that allow a smooth, precise shave, like the one System razor.
The best part, however, is its durability and environmental friendliness. Once bought, you hardly have any follow-up costs, because the razor blades are inexpensive and available in bulk everywhere. Of the SHAVENT is equally suitable for everyone, both for faces and as a ladies' razor, for beards, three-day beards, legs, bikini line, armpits and also for intimate shaving. Plastic-free and sustainable.
SHAVENT avoids mountains of plastic waste!
Designed in Italy, Made in Germany.