While there鈥檚 a lot of advice out there on how to get a smooth and bump-free shave, nobody has really gone back to the drawing board and tried to reinvent the tool itself. Until now, that is. By Humankind聽designed a new razor that鈥檚 both ergonomic and stylish, and honestly, we don鈥檛 know why this hasn鈥檛 been done before.

By Humankind鈥檚 The Razor聽($39),聽which includes The Razor, one cartridge, and a carrying case, forgoes the long handle in favor of a small, soft silicon handle that fits comfortably in your hand, like a cell phone. It turns out that holding it closer to the base by your fingertips is the聽most effective method聽for a close shave 鈥斅爏omething professional barbers have known forever.

The standing design of The Razor prevents contact with wet surfaces when not in use because, guess what 鈥 your wet bathroom surface is a breeding ground for bacteria.

By Humankind鈥檚 name is based on the idea that the tool is for all humankind, not men or women specifically.聽It works anywhere on your body, including聽legs, faces, and armpits.

What do you think of this new take on the old razor? Let us know @BritandCo!

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