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Maggard Razors Alum Block with Plastic Travel Case, 95g

3.65 out of 5 based on 23 customer ratings
(23 customer reviews)


Multipurpose Aftershave

Product Description

NEW 95g Alum block in convenient plastic travel/storage case!

These Alum blocks are a natural astringent, and they have antiperspirant and antibacterial properties.

Usage is very simple — just wet the block, rub over the entire freshly shaven area, rinse the area thoroughly after 30 seconds or so, and proceed to apply any aftershave products you normally use!

23 reviews for Maggard Razors Alum Block with Plastic Travel Case, 95g

  1. 2 out of 5


    Marc – 12-13-2020
    I bought 3 of these because they were very reasonably priced. I already had a parker but i wanted spares. Compared to the larger more expensive parker these are just ok. they break and crumble fairly easy. but they work. spend a little more on something better

  2. 2 out of 5


    I ordered a few, and like several of the last reviews, my blocks starts disintegrating on one end until they finally split into multiple pieces. They’re only useful for a short period of time. I’ve been really careful with them but they still fall apart. They’re wonderful until they crumble. I’m going to try a different brand next time.

  3. 1 out of 5


    Like some of the other reviews here, my block started to disintegrate after a couple of uses. I tried reaching out to Maggard Razor’s a week ago but have not heard from them yet.

    Looks like a hit and miss if you decide to purchase this item. Good luck!

    Edit: Maggard has since reached out to me and worked to resolve the issue. Despite the circumstance, good customer support instills confidence in my future purchases with Maggard. Thank you J

    Response from Maggard: we don’t have record of contact through email so we will be reaching out to you soon.

  4. 1 out of 5


    I’ve purchased this alum block some time ago. Today was the first time I have used it. Followed the directions and to my amazement the block started to crumble. I cant make a review on its preference. I’ll go back to Witch Hazel. Disappointed in the alum block I won’t be buying any in the future.

  5. 1 out of 5


    My last two alum blocks have had similar issues others are describing, where one end is basically hallow and weakens the whole block. Do not recommend until they resolve this issue.

  6. 5 out of 5


    Great size great prize.

    The box is perfect for travel which is the main reason I went for this one, and I did break my last 3 ones.
    One stone and two sticks.
    I hope this will stay with me for longer.

  7. 3 out of 5


    Great price for the size and performance. The product really makes a difference on my skin and has become a staple in my daily shaving routine.

    My biggest complaint is that one end of the block seems to be just falling apart, like it got crushed and the center is hollowing out. While using the good end, the bad end seems to be consistently flaking off and falling apart further.

  8. 1 out of 5


    The one I have has just disintegrated , so by the looks of the other reviews seems i just got a soft one.

  9. 2 out of 5


    Similar experience to Jay — my bar actually arrived with one end crushed, still in its shrink-wrap. After opening it and gently using it once or twice, the alum inside the block on the broken end started dissolving and hollowing itself out — as a result the outer ‘crust’ of solid alum then weakened and broke off. I’m left with about 2/3 of and alum bar and I’m trying to keep it that way. Maybe defective, maybe handled too roughly in transit. Not sure, but my Razorock bar never did that, until someone knocked it off the counter and it shattered.

  10. 1 out of 5


    Started falling apart from one end after the first use. I dry it and set it on it’s side on a dry countertop. After two more shaves the alum bar is hollowing itself out and breaking apart badly. I think I just got a bad bar, but I contacted Maggard and they said this is absolutely normal. After reading these other reviews it doesn’t seem like my block is anything close to normal. I’ve even seen a photo of another shavers Maggard Alum block that he has had for 4 years that has less wear and tear on it than mine did after only a single use.
    So based on the quality of the block I reviecied, I could absolutely NOT recommend this purchase.

  11. 5 out of 5


    This will be my permanent alum block. The travel case makes your life easier.

  12. 5 out of 5


    cool alum block in a nice plastic case at a great price. a must for anyone with sensitive skin in the neck area. avoid using aftershaves with alcohol in them and just use this followed by a non- alcohol aftershave or moisturizer. 🙂

  13. 5 out of 5


    best alum block nice case price is rite again thank you maggards fast shipping A+++++ and great people

  14. 5 out of 5


    Where has this been all my life? Nicks and cuts just go away. Like the others said, I just wet it down, rub it all over my wet, shaved face and then after a few moments rinse it off. It really does a great job and you can’t go wrong for the price!

  15. 5 out of 5


    I’m glad I started using this. It does give good feedback. For me it gives a nicer feel after the head shave. I follow up with witch hazel and then balm. Haven’t had any of the small irritation bumps I was occasionally getting since I added this to the mix.

  16. 5 out of 5


    this is the first time i have used alum block and now i see what i was missing smoothed out bumps and soothed any burn. the block is a good valu for its size. this is going to be part of my daily shave routine

  17. 5 out of 5


    Plenty of other choices of alum out there but this deal can’t be beat. Mine arrived damage free and well packaged. It gives good feedback of places you may need to improve your technique and calms everything down. Works well to shore up nicks and weeps. Definitely a must have, I would recommend this and a Parker 24/26 C as a starting point to any new wet shavers.

  18. 5 out of 5


    Yes, 5 stars. It just works. Nothing fancy about alum. It’s the fix for nicks and weeps. Very noticeable decrease in bumps and such. Just cold rinse, gently rub the block on shaved areas, let it work for a minute, then cold rinse followed by aftershave or balm of your choice. Oh, and it not only is cheap, this small block should last a long, long time.

  19. 5 out of 5


    I am a believer in the Alum Block. Even well into mid 30’s, acne would still appear. I tried alum to shore up nicks and generally soothe the face, but the side benefit has been a much clearer complexion. Enjoying better shaves, clear of infected obstacles… and a better feel after the shave thanks to the alum block. It was the most economical and effective solution to a very menacing problem….if only I knew about this when I was much younger.

  20. 5 out of 5


    What can I say other than this blocks works well and is easy to use. It definitely gives you nice feedback regarding any irritation. The plastic case is very convenient for storage. I use the alum block after a cold rinse, then I do another cold rinse after 30 seconds.

  21. 5 out of 5


    Been using mines since July and I haven’t mage any significant progress toward wearing it away. I love it. Let’s me knot how my shaves are going, stops any cuts from bleeding and kills bump causing bacteria.

  22. 5 out of 5


    Great price for the size. Does the job well. I’ll be back to buy again!

  23. 5 out of 5


    Best alum block I have found. Nice size at 95g. Comes with a useful plastic case and is reasonably priced. Can’t go wrong.

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