Giveaway – Complete Wet Shaving Starter Set

[This giveaway is over. Congratulations to our winner and thanks to everyone who entered]. The goal of is to share how to get better shaves and clearer skin with traditional wet shaving.  To help spread the word I am giving away a complete wet shaving starter set.  Included is everything a new wet shaver needs as well as some really great shaving creams, oil and balm that even the seasoned wet shaver will enjoy.

This is the complete collection of gear that I recommend to new wet shavers.  Many of these products are the first things I purchased when I was new to wet shaving (no fear, everything in the giveaway is brand new!)  I hope this giveaway can help introduce someone to wet shaving – whether the winner uses it him/herself, or gifts it to someone who is interested in wet shaving.

Read below for how to enter, what’s included and the complete rules:

How to enter

Open to US residents ages 18 and up (sorry Canadian friends, your rules are too complex).  The giveaway ends Friday August 10 at 7:00pm ET.  The winner will be announced via Twitter.

To enter complete all three of these steps:

  • Follow @saveyourshave on Twitter
  • Retweet the original giveaway tweet (
  • Reply to the giveaway tweet with #saveyourshave (this is how I will pick the winner)

What’s included

Razor – Dorco Prime Starter SetDorco-Prime-Starter


One Dorco Prime Starter Set, which includes a chrome-plated butterfly safety razor, 30 Dorco Prime blades and a plastic travel case.

Brush – Miusco Badger Brush & StandMiusco Brush 2


One Miusco badger brush and a heavy crome stand for your brush and razor.

Razor Blades – Gillette Platinumplatinum2


10 exceptionally smooth Gillette Platinum blades.

Pre-Shave Oil – American Shaving Co.shave oil 2


One 2 oz bottle of American Shaving Co. pre-shave oil.  This oil is the perfect weight to lubricate your skin without clogging your razor.

Shaving Cream – Taylor of Old Bond St.taylorsandalwood3


One 5.3 oz tub of Taylor of Old Bond St Sandalwood Cream.  One of the most popular shaving creams around.  A rich lather, great lubricity, and a classic sandalwood scent.

Shaving Cream – Cremocremo2


One 6 oz tube of Cremo shaving cream.  This is my favorite cream to use when I travel, or if I don’t want the scent of a strong shaving cream to clash with aftershave.

After Shave Balm – American Shaving Co.after shave balm 2


One 4 oz tub of American Shaving Co aftershave balm.  A mild, glycerin-based balm to keep your face hydrated.

Sweepstakes rules, terms and conditions

It kills me that we need 12 paragraphs of rules, terms and conditions to have a “sweepstakes”, but we live in litigious times.  Not to mention there are no shortage of people who try to cheat.  Here is the fine print…


1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who complete the required criteria via Twitter and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of the United States, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Save Your Shave, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Save Your Shave as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.

3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on Tuesday, July 31 2018 15:00 ET and ending Friday August 10 2018 19:00 ET.

4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by completing the following on Twitter: Follow @saveyourshave, retweet the original sweepstakes tweet from @saveyourshave, reply to the original sweepstakes tweet with #saveyourshave. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Save Your Shave. You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Save Your Shave.

5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive a Dorco Prime Starter Set, a Miusco brush and stand, one 2 oz bottle of American Shaving Co oil, one 5.3 oz tub of Taylor of Old Bond St shaving cream, one 6 oz tube of Cremo shaving cream, one 4 oz tub of American Shaving Co aftershave balm, 10 Gillette Platinum blades.  The total approximate value of all prizes in aggregate is $100. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Save Your Shave. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Save Your Shave’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Save Your Shave to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by using under the supervision of Save Your Shave. Winner will be notified by Twitter within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Save Your Shave shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within [3 days] from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT SAVE YOUR SHAVE‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Save Your Shave, anyone acting on behalf of Save Your Shave, and Save Your Shave’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

9. Terms & Conditions: Save Your Shave reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Save Your Shave’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Save Your Shave may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Save Your Shave. Save Your Shave reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Save Your Shave has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Save Your Shave reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Save Your Shave and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF the United States AND Ohio, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Ohio having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. By participating in this sweepstakes, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.

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