Who wouldn’t want free razors, right?
If you’re like most men and women who have to shave a few times a week (or daily) the cost of razor blades probably drives you crazy.
If so, you’re not alone.
Razor blades are expensive, often costing between $20 to $30 a package.
And since the lifespan of a razor can be as short as five weeks, the cost over the course of a year can really add up.
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Of course, you can also save some money by subscribing to a razor subscription service like the Dollar Shave Club (read my review). It is cheaper than buying name brand products like Gillette, Schick, Harry’s and Venus.
But how would like to get your hands on some FREE (yes FREE) razor blades?
How to Get Razors for Free
Since we love free stuff and saving money here at MoneyPantry, here are some of the best ways to score free razors and razor samples.
PinchMe is one of the best free subscription box companies. They basically send you free sample boxes that contain samples and full size products, anything from free snacks and drinks, to free shampoo samples, candles and even razors.
All you have to do sign up for free, pick a few categories (for the kinds of product samples you want) and wait for your free sample box to be mailed to you.
2. Use Swagbucks
One of the easiest ways to get free anything is to use reward sites. With rewards sites like Swagbucks, you get paid for doing stuff you already do. Watching TV, playing games, online shopping, taking surveys and more.
You can then redeem your earnings for free gift cards for Amazon, Target, Walmart and many other retailers.
Sign up for Swagbucks, do a few free offers, then use your free gift card to get yourself razors. By the way, you can get $5 free if you sign up now.
3. Use Just Free Stuff
I love this site. When it comes to freebie sites, many are hard to navigate and find what you’re looking for. But this one is very well organized. It is really easy to find the kinds of free stuff you are looking for.
You can either search by category or by typing “razor” in the search box.
4. Ask companies
I always hear stories from people who have gotten full size products for free by simply contacting their favorite company and asking for it.
It especially is effective with small and less expensive products like razors. Most companies will send you a free razor because they know that if you use it and like it, you’ll most likely become a customer for life.
You can find the contact info if your favorite razor brand by visiting their website. Look at the bottom of the page or upper right corner menu for the “contact us” tab. They’ll have mail, email and phone number info on that page.
Just write them a short note. Be polite and mention how you like their brand and would love some free samples.
5. Follow Gillette on Facebook
Even if you have never shaved, you know Gillette. It’s arguably one of the biggest razor brands out there.
And yes, you can get free razors from the company.
Join Opinion Outpost. It is a fun panel with a lot of interesting surveys. And it rewards you well!
From time to time, Gillette runs promotions where they give away razors to people.
For example, they had one a few months back called, Gillette Fusion ProGlide Challenge. Participants received a free sample of the company’s latest product, Gillette Fusion ProGlide.
That particular promotion has ended but the company runs promotions like that all the time.
To make sure you don’t miss the next freebie offer, follow Gillette on Facebook. That way when they announce the newest promo, you’ll be able to see it right away and get your free Gillette razor.
Bromley’s is a new (ish) company that sells razor blades. They run this promotion from time to time where you can get free razors by mail.
All you have to do is visit this page, scroll to the bottom of the page and sign up for a free Bromley’s Smooth Operator 7-Blade Razor!
The kit comes with a razor, shave balm and shaving cream. You also get coupons to use for future purchases.
If you visit the page and they are out of free razors, be sure to bookmark the page and check back often. They will have the same offer available again.
Ofree.net is a good place to look for free samples.
It lists links to many different brands, all you have to do is click on your brand of choice and then click on “GET NOW!”
On some offers you will have to pay for shipping, others you will have to provide an email address, others may require you to fill out a survey.
Even if you have to pay for shipping, $3 is a lot less than $20-$30.
Proctor & Gamble is the parent company of many well-known brands, one of them being Gillette.
P&G offers a website called pgeveryday.com where you receive deals, coupons, and yes free samples of their products.
So not only can you score free razor blades, but you can also have access to deals and coupons for razor blades and other products you regularly use.
By the way, if you like their Gillette Mach product, you may get lucky here as I have seen them offer free Gillette Mach razors in the past.
As the name implies, this website specializes in free samples.
And, as an added bonus, you don’t have to fill out a survey to get the free stuff.
All you have to do is go to the site, click on “Beauty Samples” off to the side, and look for the right offer.
Recently they offered a free sample of the Gillette Skin Guard razor.
Don’t let the website’s name fool you, it provides more than just coupons.
In addition to coupons, it also offers many ways to score free samples including razor blades.
Just go to thekrazycouponlady.com, click on “DEALS” at the top of the page, and under “DEALS BY PRICE” click on “Freebies”
The offers do frequently change, but you can sign up for daily updates to see all of the latest offers.
11. Julie’s Freebies
Julie’s freebies is another free stuff website offering coupons, deals, and of course freebies.
Just go to the website, and in the search bar type “razors.”
And just like that several offers for free razor samples will appear.
This is also a site to check frequently, the offers to change frequently and many of the freebies do have an expiration date.
12. Use Social Media
Use your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds for more than just keeping up with friends or laughing at the latest cat videos.
Use your news feeds to find the latest and best deals.
Companies often use their social media accounts to share special offers they may not advertise elsewhere.
Here are social media pages for some of the top razor brands:
You can find more by simply searching on Google with the brand name followed by the word Facebook, like so, “razor brand Facebook“.
Scam Free Samples is another website offering free samples delivered through the mail without having to fill out any surveys.
Just click on “Personal Care” then click on “Razors.”
And, Voila! Your free razor samples are there for your choosing.
14. Freebie Depot
Freebie Depot is another site that offers links to free samples for a variety of items.
And like many others, the list of freebies offered changes from day to day.
Be sure to check it on a regular basis to see when razors are among the freebies being offered.
15. Freebie Shark
Don’t worry, this site has nothing to do with the catchy and/or annoying children’s song.
This is another website that offers information regarding deals, coupons, and of course free stuff.
Razors are among the many items featured on the site.
Again, this is one to check on a regular basis since the offers and deals change on a regular basis.
16. Freebies 4 Mom
Don’t let the name fool you, this site isn’t strictly for mothers only.
This site offers items for just about anyone, and razors are often an item that is featured.
Again, the offers change on a regular basis.
You can enter “razors” in the search bar or subscribe to the daily email to stay up to date on the current offers.
FreeFlys.com offers free samples of many different items.
To look for razors, click on “Beauty Samples” under the “Free Samples” header.
Once again, the offers on this site change on a regular basis.
Be sure to log on frequently to see when razors are among the freebies being offered.
As the name implies, the website offers many coupons to many different stores.
But it also prominently features free samples as well.
Just click on free samples, or enter “free razor blades” in the search bar to find what you’re looking for.
Tryspree.com is a site that compiles links to company sites offering free samples or items that are free after rebate.
Recently the site offered links to free Bic razors after rebate.
It also offers a service where you can sign up and get free samples delivered to you automatically.
This website is pretty easy to navigate.
Just click on the category to the left of the screen, such as cosmetics.
Then find the item you want, then click on “Get this Freebie.”
But there is one catch, these free samples are available on a first come, first serve basis.
So just because you request a sample, there is a chance you may not revieve it.
This is another site that offers a variety of free sample items.
Just look through the categories at the right of the screen and click on the appropriate one.
22. Sweet Free Stuff
This site offers you the choice to browse for free samples by category, or to sign up for an email newsletter that highlights new and updated freebie deals.
The popular site Reddit has sections completely dedicated to how to get free samples.
There may be a lot of topics and subreddits to look through, but if you’re diligent enough you can find offers for free razor samples.
This website’s motto is “Try Before You Buy.”
They offer samples from a wide variety of categories including beauty care products.
You do have to register and answer a series of questions before you can claim your free samples.
Also, the samples offered change on a frequent basis, so you’ll have to check back on a regular basis to see the current offers.
Many people love Pinterest for ideas for arts and crafts or activity ideas.
However, there are more than a few pages dedicated to finding free samples of popular items.
But Be Careful
As is the case with most things, always read the fine print.
Make sure you’re not accidentally signing up for an ongoing subscription service.
Also, make sure you’re not signing up for something that will fill your email inbox with countless unwanted emails.
And third, make sure the site is legit so you don’t put your computer at risk for a virus or malware.
Also, the free samples offered by these sites can vary week to week and even day to day.
You might want to check them frequently to see if they are offering razors, or any other item you’re interested in.
As you can see, there are many ways to get your hands on some free razor blades.
With these tips, hopefully you’ve found enough information to shave a few dollars off your monthly expenses.
And if you know of any site that is not mentioned in this list, just leave a comment and let us know!