Henson AL13 - Medium
Henson AL13 - Medium
• International: Orders on average take 5-8* business days to be delivered.
• 100 day satisfaction guarantee.
*Delivery time is based on the past 2 weeks delivery data.
Designed Without Compromise
The Henson is designed to present the blade at the optimum shaving angle, with as little blade exposure as possible.
We then sought out to engineer a manufacturing process to meet the tolerances required, without compromising from the design.
The result is an alarmingly safe shave that eliminates irritation.
A baby smooth shave.
One pass. Zero irritation
Skin irritation is totally avoidable.
Rather than cutting beneath the skin, the Henson AL13 shears the hair precisely at skin level.
Buy once. Use forever.
Made from aerospace grade aluminum, and manufactured at our aerospace facility in Ontario, Canada, our razor is built with the same AS9100 aerospace standards required to create satellite components.
We want the best razor, not the best razor business.
No custom blades.
No planned obsolescence.
The only chance for Henson to compete with the deep pockets of the big companies and bring this to the masses, is to create a razor so good that you can't help but tell your friends about it.
A smart investment for your skin
(and your wallet)
*Our razor works with any standard double edge blade you can buy almost anywhere (local supermarkets, shaving shops or online)
What people are saying about the Henson
Extreme precision makes all the difference.
With a blade that
only sticks out roughly the thickness of a human hair (0.0023"),
this razor eliminates all the unnecessary blade exposure. This means less blade flex and therefore less chatter along your skin.
Chatter is what causes razor burn and irritation.
This razor is only possible to produce because of the lessons we learned from aerospace manufacturing the last 20 years.
What you'll get and when you'll get it.
Henson AL13 aluminum razor
Astra platinum double edge blades (5pk)*
Delivered within 4 business days**
*The average user will get a month's worth of shaving or more from the 5pk of blades included. Additional blades can be purchased from anywhere and it works out to less than 50 cents per month.
**90% of our US and Canadian customers receive their razors within 96 hours.
One bad shave is enough to ruin the day.
Frequently Asked Questions
After that, razor blades can be purchased in many locations such as the retailers found in our International Distributors section.
This means a straight blade every time, and the thinnest blade exposure on the market. Thinner blade exposure means less vibration in the blade (chatter). Less chatter means less irritation and a better shave every time.
AL13 - .68 mm Blade Gap .0013" Blade Exposure
AL13 - Medium - .85 mm Blade Gap and .0023” Blade Exposure
The .85 mm and .68 blade gap, would be considered on the aggressive side, respectively. However, the nature of our design mitigates some of the effects of the unwanted aggression. This is why we chose a higher aggression blade gap. This allows more of the positive benefits of the aggressive blade gap while the unwanted byproducts are a bit tamed by the head design. This is one way the razor achieves good safety and high shaving performance simultaneously.
You can find the Henson AL13 Medium here .
The length is 3.750” to the radius at the tail.
- safety razor
Had to remember how to shave with a double edge blade! After a few careful shaves I was back in the groove and shaving smooth and close. I have been a multiple blade shaver for 40 years and have found that a top brand 5 blade razor does shave close, but they are so expensive. I know that the HS razor will become my new favorite, it shaves close and is very econommical.
It's okay. I think for an inexperienced double edge razor user it would be good to start off. I gave it to my son.
I purchased both with the intent to determine which was more suitable for my beard. Honestly, there wasn’t much of a difference between the two. Here’s my advice. If you have a pretty tough beard don’t even bother with the regular, go straight for the medium. You’ll still need at least 2 passes with the medium, nevertheless. My experience has shown me that the regular shaver is more intended for folks with very thin, light, barely there beards. If you NEED to shave everyday because of the level of your beard growth, do not hesitate to get the medium shaver. It feels good in your hand and the angle it’s designed for use at really is perfect. Go slow and deliberate, and you won’t nick yourself.
I am user of Gillette 5 fusion. About the Henson Shaving: First, in Europe you have to consider extra 35€ in taxes, which increases significantly the product. The design is and quality are both ok. The user experience when you have a hard-kind of beard is not bad. The first time I had several cuts and later I improved the learning curve. Pros: -Nice product, cheap in the long-term, design is cool. -Taking a long time for shaving and forgetting the irritation the shave results are fine. Cons: -€€: Expensive in the short-term. -Time: You need longer time for shaving compared to Gillette. -Irritation: More than Gillette when you need to pass 4-5 times by the same part compared to 2-3 with Gillette. If your beard is not that strong/hard you might enjoy more the experience. It is not bad product, but I was expecting better results in terms of irritation and time for shaving.
As a fan of heavy stainless steel razors, I was very surprised by the lightness of this razor. This does not detract from its efficiency ! The smoothness of the shave contrasts with the excellent result of this one. I recommend this beautiful razor !
I first ordered the standard AL13 and is was fine. I thought I’d try the medium anyway. The medium was too much for me,but the less aggressive AL13 works great. I highly recommend it.
After several search I made up my mind to go with Henson razor AL 13 Medium - Aircraft Aluminum. I think I just switched to a multiblade razor into a DE razor design. The shave process is far less dangerous than the other DE razor and most efficient at the same time. Worth the money. Thank you Henson for this !!!!!!