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[OFFICIAL ] Double edge kit suggestions – $50 or less(r/wicked_edge)
Intro to DE shaving on a budget.
Lord L6 $ $12.75 ~ Free Prime Shipping
Jaguar Boar Shaving Brush (XS) + FREE Arko + FREE 5 Derby Extra blades $ 12.94 ~ Free Shipping
Derby Extra Double Edge Razor Blades – 25 Ct $2.95 Free Shipping
Total Cost $28.64
I get about 5 good shaves from each Derby blade (YMMV) and a stick of Arko will last around 75-100 shaves. Assuming the Derby blades work for you, it will be months before you need to restock.
This book is also a good reference point to get started. $10.97 ~ Free Prime Shipping
If you do not have Amazon Prime yet, you can get 6 months of free Prime with Amazon Student by signing up with a .edu email address.
Something important to keep in mind that I have not seen it this thread, you do not have to start by purchasing everything at once. I highly advise starting with just the brush and soap while using your existing shave cartridges. Once you are comfortable with the brush and face lathering, pick up the DE razor and some blades. If you then decide that DE shaving is for you, pick up one of the blade samplers mentioned in this thread.