Our razors are a classic "3 piece razor". That means it has 2 pieces on the head, and 1 handle. Unscrew the handle from the razor head. Sandwich the blade between the two parts of the razor head, reattach the handle, and tighten to close. Hold the razor at a 30-degree angle to the skin. Using only the weight of the razor, glide over skin. Your shave is closer and more controlled if you use short strokes.