I'd recommend the HD as well, or the Merkur 23C.. it's the same head, just with a longer and skinnier handle. It's proven to be quite forgiving on my face when trying new blades, or shaving on back to back days with light stubble.
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Blade- Astra SP
Razors: Merkur 11C (HD open comb), Merkur 23C, Merkur 39C
Creams: TOBS Avocado, TOBS Sandalwood, GFT Coconut
Soaps: Tabac, Erasmic, Col. Conk Amber
AS: Proraso Pre/Post (Sensitive), Proraso Liquid Cream, Nivea Sensitive