Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Does my back hair grow back faster after shaving it?

    No. According to many sources including Lawrence E. Gibson, M.D. shaving hair doesn’t change it’s thickness, color or rate of growth. Shaving facial or body hair gives the hair a blunt tip. The tip might feel coarse or “stubby” for a time as it grows out. During this phase, the hair might be more noticeable and perhaps appear darker or thicker, but in actuality it’s not.

  • If I purchase the baKblade "do it yourself" back shaver how often will I need to shave my back ?

    Typically, most customers find themselves “cleaning up” their back once or twice a week on average. In order to maintain a clean look and feel spending 5-10 minutes every few days is all you really need with your baKblade products since our products are designed for the quickest and cleanest shave on the market.

  • How long do baKblade shaver blades last?

    The answer certainly varies depending on how much back hair each individual case would have but on average most of our customers find that each blade will last them on average of 8 to 10 shaves. In order to maintain getting the quickest and cleanest shave we recommend that customers change out their blade at least once every month.

  • What is the secret behind baKblade's dryGlide technology?

    Our patented blades are designed to shave body hair which in most areas tends to be less coarse than typically found with facial hair. That being said, the baKblade technology is designed to control razor flexibility in a manner that allows a lighter and less rigid friction between razor and skin surface compared to what is commonly found with facial razors. This grants our customers the option of either DRY shaving (shaving without the use of a lubricating shaving cream or gel) or WET shaving (shaving with the use of a lubricating shaving cream or gel).

  • BaKblade is easy as "Monkey See, Monkey Do".

    Gorilla in Circle

    There’s no pun tended, well ok, maybe just a little. Our flexible handle coupled with our patented razor blade assembly makes it very easy to access those hard to reach areas on your back.

  • What does "Don't be the 800lb Gorilla in the room" mean?

    From everyone here at baKblade we are here to help you and to save you from any unwanted attention. If you are seen openly sporting a tumbleweed of hair on your back in front of a group of individuals you suddenly are viewed as having a “problem” and are now the topic of discussion. And just like any problem that no one likes to discuss and address head on believe us when we say that most of who you know will not bring you up to speed on the fact that back hair is taboo. So whatever you do, “Don’t be the 800lb Gorilla in the Room” You will save yourself a lot of embarrassment if you “Don’t Be That Guy”

  • Before using baKblade strangers at the beach would often run up to me and scream at me "Take baK your Back". What did they mean by this?

    At baKblade we often encourage our customers to “Take baK your Back”. This phrase runs parallel with another catch phrase we often use which is “Get The Monkey Off Your baK”. Back hair is a problem that conceals and disorts both your beautiful smooth back as well as the opinions of those who gawk at you while you walk around sporting your back hair. Like every other man who was given the back hair “birthright” tackling this issue can be a very challenging process. Your loved ones and even complete strangers simply want to encourage you to surmount and overcome your back hair problem once and for all.

  • When purchasing baKblade products how does it compare to the other alternatives?

    Waxing – Aside from the enormous amount of pain that no man should endure, the annual cost just to get a smooth back with waxing sessions comes in around $1,200.00 – $1,400.00. Using the baKBlade saves yourself money, stress & pain while still giving the results you want!

    Laser Hair Removal Treatments – Laser hair removal treatments are not only extremely painful but often do not provide the results you pay for. Depending on your hair type there’s a good chance you will be very disappointed with the results. On top of this, you are looking at paying roughly $450 per treatment. Most people undergo several treaments which puts the cost well above $3,500 without any guarantees! Need we say more?

    Electrical Trimmer – Electrical trimmers do not necessarily provide a smooth finish. Trimmers are made from moving parts which often tend to break down after time and are not always 100% efficient to begin with. Also, you will find yourself spending large sums of money on batteries as most of the traditional electric back trimmers on the market require batteries for use.

    Chemicals – Chemicals will simply just dissolve the hair. You must have someone else apply the chemicals, wait another 15 minutes and then rinse it off. Once the chemicals are rinsed off you may need to further shave or pull the remaining hairs that did not initially get dissolved. Severe irritation and even scarring have been effects of using chemicals. Save your skin and get a baKBlade shaver.

    Bakblade offers the only true solution to the back hair problem for men. With pain-free & easy-to-use 4″ back shaver blades our products truly give the cleanest and quickest shave available on the market. Our patent-approved blade assembly allows the user to get a satisfying shave in less than 10 minutes. Aside from saving time, the baKBlade shaver allows for the smoothest finish on the market which is why our customers keep coming back to us to manage their back hair.