I am looking to initiate myself with DE safety razors; opting for EJ over Merkur. It will be paired with a entry level badger hair brush. I still have a couple remaining questions. If it impacts suggestions, I opt for a clean shave daily.
Is it optimal to purchase a blade sampler to find which blade I prefer? (i.e. http://www.amazon.com/Double-Safety-Razor-Blade-Variety/dp/B0038KA5RC/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1357505855&sr=8-2&keywords=safety+razor+blades+sampler)
Any suggested creams/soaps? From what I've read, it appears SE is often paired with soap and DE with cream.
Edited by ellsbebc - 1/6/13 at 1:33pm