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How do you travel with a safety razor?

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Just because you're traveling doesn't mean that you can't enjoy a good shave away from home. If you travel frequently one option is to purchase a travel-style safety razor that disassembles and can be stored conveniently in a small leather pouch. Merkur produces a quality travel razor in both open comb and regular comb variations. Another option is to browse shaving retailers that offer handy leather zipper pouches that will hold a full-sized double-edge razor, and some also include storage for your brush as well. If you don't want to invest in a travel case for your safety razor, you could easily roll it up in a hand towel or wash cloth so that it doesn't roll around in your toiletry bag. If you are traveling by air, be aware that TSA guidelines will allow you to carry on your safety razor; however, you cannot have a blade loaded in the razor or in your carry-on baggage. Keep your razor blades tucked away in your checked baggage or purchase a pack of blades when you arrive at your destination.


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