Feather blades are extremely sharp and recommended for the experienced DE razor shaver. These blades give a very close shave and come in packets of 10 individual blades. Timor blades are very sharp, last well and are more forgiving than Feather. Timor blades give a good, close shave and come in packets of 10 individual blades. Astra blades are the most forgiving blade and are recommend for the novice DE razor shaver. Astra are still excellent blades that last well and give a close shave, but they are just a little less brutal than the others. Astra come in packets of 5 individual blades so you will receive two packets for £4.00.