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The Green Life: Green Your Hair Care: A Green Shave

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October 13, 2009

Green Your Hair Care: A Green Shave

Razor.blade Last winter we recommended a few green shampoos. This week we're offering more tips on eco-friendly hair care.

Tip #2: Shave Green

Reusable razors are always a better choice than disposable ones. Preserve makes reusable razors that have a recycled, BPA-free handle. You can even download a postage-paid label to send 'em your old handles for recycling.

Braun makes an Energy Star-certified electric razor with a rechargeable battery. But if you use an electric razor, unplug it when it's not charging.

Though shaving-cream aerosol cans can be recycled, bar soaps use much less packaging. And olive oil can be used as a shaving gel to lengthen the life of razor blades.

Share your tips: What eco-friendly shaving products do you use?

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