Zaza Alum BlockZaza
Stok Kodu : 1002
Although not many know about this brand, Zaza is actually a very important brand in shaving world. Zaza is a Turkish company, founded by Pol Zazadze in 1917, they are the oldest existing industrial company in Turkey and the third oldest razor blade and hair clipper factory in the world. In 1931 Turkey’s first razor blade production factory was established. They have been producing more than 60 brands both for domestic and foreign markets including Zaza, Kartal, Lord (not to be confused with Egyptian Lord brand), Paul brands. In 60’s they established the Perma-Sharp brand. They also designed the first disposable razor in collaboration with Bic at that time. Zaza still produces double edge blades, shaving tools, brushes, clippers, scissors and all the other barber equipment’s.
Alum is another natural miracle widely used in traditional wet shaving as an aftershave product. It’s a colorless and odorless astringent compound chemically known as aluminum potassium sulfate. Alum is soluble in hot water, it’s a strong astringent and antiseptic. It’s used to fight with acne and pimples. Closes the skin pores after shaving, stops the bleeding from minor cuts and nicks, provides relief for irritation, and razor burns. prevents infection from cuts and nicks. It will tone and smooth your skin effectively. It’s also a great indicator for your shave quality. The natural astringent qualities of the potassium alum will leave behind a slight tingle as it works to reduce irritation and redness from the shaving process. The stronger the tingle the faultier your shave was. Either your blade was dull, or your lather, angle or pressure were problematic. So, it’s a great little tool to see and learn from your mistakes for better future shaves.
Zaza Alum Block is made in Osma, France.