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Duluth TradingShave Cut - Block of Alum
 
4.5

(based on 94 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (40)
  • Reduces irritation (24)
  • Relieves skin (24)
  • Good value (21)
  • Smooth (21)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (27)
  • Sensitive areas (21)
  • Daily use (18)
  • In-shower shaving (14)
  • Treat irritated skin (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Clean shaven (57), Goatee wearer (14), Scruffy look (8), Beard wearer (7)
    • Hair Texture:
    • Coarse hair (25), Fine hair (14)

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Not quite sure...

By Jack the Thickbeard

from San Antonio, TX

About Me Clean Shaven

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Pleasant Scent
  • Smooth

Cons

  • Not Sure If It Works

Best Uses

  • Everyday Use
  • Sensitive Areas

COMMENTS:

I have used this for a couple weeks now and I am still not sure if it does anything. It seems like it reduce bleeding but its not magical and still takes a couple of applications. It does burn like heck though.

  • Hair Texture:
  • Coarse Hair

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Not as good as a tourniquet

By Dex

from Rogersville, Tennessee

About Me Beard Wearer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Right Product

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Ocassions Of Urgency

COMMENTS:

I have just enough hair on my head to be an agravaltion and the price of a hair cut is the same as for a full head. Soap and razors are cheaper so I have maintained the Kojak look pretty much back to the day people knew what that meant. Now that gives me a lot more skin surface area to shave. None of it is flat and half of it is hidden from view. On ocassion, in a rush I will get a tiny nick which will turn into a torrent. This of course happens when you jahve the least amount of time to tend to it. Here's the choices: Toilet paper patch which you will forget and your cloeset friends at work won't mention or this little alum block. No need being the office entertainment, is there?

  • Hair Texture:
  • Coarse Hair

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Nice Product

By timscott911

from Lansing Mi

About Me Clean Shaven

Pros

  • Clean Feel
  • I Use It For Small Nicks

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After shave
    • Daily Use

    COMMENTS:

    the actual size is small but you really don't need anything bigger just wet your face and rub the block over it. for small nicks just wet the stone and rub it over the cut.

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Has merits

    By Spider

    from Murrells Inlet SC

    About Me Clean Shaven

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Alt To Styptic Pen

    Cons

      Best Uses

        COMMENTS:

        This product does not work as well as a styptic pencil to stop bleeding, but I would recommend it because it doesn't leave the powdery white residue like styptic pencils. This is a small block at a big price, but it appears it will last much longer than the average styptic pencil which are much cheaper. I shave with an electric razor, so I don't suffer any razor nicks. I use this for all the other nicks and minor cuts I get on my hands and face from working in the garden.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing product

        By SSG

        from Kandahar, Afghanistan

        About Me Clean Shaven

        Verified Buyer

        COMMENTS:

        Products works great, remember to wet first!

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        97%would suggest this to friends.
        94 Reviews4.59451
        $19.95Item 75121
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        If you're not 100% satisfied with any item you purchase from Duluth Trading, return it to us at any time for an exchange or refund of its purchase price. Simple, unconditional, no nonsense, NO BULL.
        Alum Block from Duluth Trading Company is the old-fashioned way to stop the bleeding when you nick yourself shaving- just wet it and rub on your cut.