Jagen David E01 Safety Razor UK Review 

Thanks for taking the time to read our UK review of the popular Jagen David E01 Safety Razor. This is an affordable option and currently the biggest seller on the UK market. huge best seller.

There are over 1,250 online buyer reviews for this safety razor, so clearly it has sold in its thousands.

That is mainly down to the keen price point of under £13. For most beginners to wet shaving that is about the right price, for trying out wet shaving with a safety razor. It also comes in a nice presentation box, and that does make it a great gift choice for men.

Buyers rate this razor highly enough. It has achieved an average buyer satisfaction rating of 92%, which is very impressive. This Jagen David razor has maintained this rating for a very long time.

The razor itself is 9 cm long and comes with a nice looking travel case. It is quick and easy to change the razor blades, and the head of the razor is the right size to fit an brand of standard sized razor blades.

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How Online Buyers Rate the Jagen David E01 Safety Razor

  • On average online buyers rated this with a 92% buyer satisfaction based on over 1,250 online reviews
  • 78% of all online buyers gave this set a full 5 star rating
  • 3% of all online buyers gave this a bad review

The facts are that this one has sold in its thousands. Normally when that happens the review rating starts to drop as more people leave tougher reviews. That has not happened with this Jagen David model, and it remains the top seller.

Around 3% of all buyers did give this model a low or bad review. We always like to find out why that would be the case, so we have shown that in the Pros and Cons section of this article, just below.

What Online Buyers Say About the Jagen David E01 Safety Razor

There are usually good and bad points about most of these type of products. We here at the Shaving Emporium prefer to include both of these, so as you have a full understanding.

It is also worth pointing out that some people will always have a moan or a rant, others say it is great and give it a poor rating, and some people say it is rubbish and then rate it highly.

We try and apply a common sense approach to reading reviews. Some of them are clearly left by some strange people, but we have always found that if you look carefully enough, you get some really useful information. It is that which we have summarised below.


This information is based on what online buyers said.


  • Most buyers said that this was a solid and nicely weighted razor
  • Many ladies used this razor to shave their legs
  • Buyers thought this razor was great value for money
  • Buyers said that buying this razor and blades saved them a lot of money over a couple of years
  • Many buyers bought this razor as a gift and the recipients were very pleased


  • Some buyers said this razor did not cut close enough
  • A few buyers said it looked more like a silver plated brass
  • A few buyers said that it just looked cheap


Safety razors are priced anything between £10-40. That price is almost always determined by the quality of the razor. A razor from a brand such as Muhle or Merkur will be a better made razor, but you will pay 2-3 times the price for one of those.

This Jagen David model is at the lower end of the price points, so it makes for a good gift, and also a good low entry point for any beginners to wet shaving.

Jagen David E01 Specification

We have included a more detailed specification on this DE safety razor just below:

  • 85 mm long
  • Closed comb DE head
  • The head fits all standard razor blades
  • Knurled handle at the top and mid way points

Our Recommendation on the Jagen David E01 Safety Razor

This Safety razor is the best selling razor of its kind online. They key to that selling success is the affordable price point, and the fact that overall the razor does look pretty good.

It also comes in a nice presentation box, and also comes with a neat looking travel case.

It is not a top quality safety razor, but it is a good enough choice for beginners. It also makes a good gift choice.

Here at the Emporium we have given this Jagen David razor a 95% in terms of value for money, as it is one of the cheapest on the UK market, and still gets a high 92% buyer satisfaction rating.

However, if this is not the safety razor for you, then you can check out our top 10 list of safety razors by clicking here.

More experienced wet shavers have started out using a razor just like this and over time they may move to a better known brand. As a starter option though, you really will not get much better than this EO1 model.

Enda McLarnon

Thanks for visiting the Shaving Emporium website. This is a shaving website aimed at readers in the UK and Ireland. We have included lots of information about shaving and grooming, and we have also completed detailed research that helps us write our product reviews. We like to have our information as up to date as possible.

Enda McLarnon

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