Hi Gentlemen, I’m a young bloke who has recently discovered the joys of shaving with a safety razor and I am absolutely astonished with the results. After years of razor burn and bumps with sensitive skin I’m happy to say I will never touch a cartridge razor again. I am dumbfounded that everyone isn’t using them and how they ever fell out of popular use in modern times. Now as I plan to continue to shave long term with my safety razor I’m looking at buying my blades in bulk to save money. I did some quick math and found that a 50 pack of Feather blades will last me roughly a year based on my current blade life per shave. My question is: Do unused blades that have been kept in their packaging for a year or more lose their edge through oxidisation or other methods, does the time sitting in a drawer affect the shave quality? i’m using Feather brand platinum coated blades, and keep them in a cool, dry place. As I said i’m new to REAL wet shaving so any other tips & tricks/info on the topic would be greatly appreciated. Also keen to hear what your go to shave kit includes (blades, razor, soap, balms etc) Thanks for your insight in advance.