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Gillette Venus Spa Women’s Razor, 1 Razor Handle and 2 Razor Blade Refills

With the Gillette Venus Spa razor for women simply add water for a skin-loving, light lather and a smooth shave—there’s no need for separate shave cream. Even better; the shave gel bars are infused with the fresh scent of white tea to soothe your senses. Indulge your senses as you shave with the Gillette Venus Spa is 2-in-1 razor for women. Each package contains: 1 Venus Spa Razor, 2 Razor Blade Refill Cartridges.

Key features

  • Built-in Shave Gel Bars with white tea scent eliminate the need for additional shave gel or soap
  • 3-blade cartridge and shave gel bars flex for incredible closeness around every curve
  • Soft Grip handle for great control
  • All Venus cartridges fit all Venus razor handles.
  • 2-in-1 Razor for Women – Indulge your senses as you shave

Honest reviews

★★★★★

Great women’s razor,my mom loves it!

My mom truely enjoys this razor,she say’s it shaved her leg smoothly and comfortably,and no bleeding,major plus! A recommended womans razor from Gillette,the maker of the best quality razors!!! A+

Summer Collins, GA
★★★★★

Great Product But Could Be $$$

Yes it’s a girls razor.No I am not a girl.Call me metrosexual but I found that shaving my underarms years ago made for a cleaner gi at karate and I just liked the way it looked after getting in the habit. I always found that women’s razors worked better for this area because men’s razors are meant for the face (I use the Gillette Fusion for this every other day activity) and have tried quite a bit since I started with this habit back in 2002/2003. Like with the men’s razors the products keep getting better with time and the Venus Spa Breeze is no exception. With this latest incarnation the soap has been attached to the blades and a nice scent has been added as upgrades. The old Venus blades always worked great but this upgrade is definitely a worthwhile one. The pros are that the soap produced makes for a smoother shave and more clean and the smell really is nice. The cons are that I would imagine these new blades are much more $$$ than the old Venus razors with regular cream and the soap attached doesn’t allow you the same kind of control that you had before.If you like not having to lather up and don’t mind spending the extra money this is a fine product. If you want to save some cash and just use lather + the standard Venus product you can’t go wrong there either. Gillette makes the best razors around and I don’t think they will be losing the shaving title any time soon.***** HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Kaitlin Woonsocket, RI
★★★★★

Great for travel, works as advertised, but . . .

The Gillette Venus Breeze is a lightweight, three-bladed razor with solid lubricant that obviates the need for shaving cream or shower gel. All you have to do is wet it and begin shaving since the soap-like pieces above and below the blades turn to a clear substance the consistency of (sorry!) mucous as you shave. The handle is molded to fit comfortably in your hand, although the weight feels more like a disposable.This pack comes with two sealed blades — airtight so as not to dry out the lubricant. Herein lies the first problem: instead of a neat row of blades in a small holder, you get individual pods. For this reason, the packaging is bulky, and it seems like a very non-green approach to razor blades.I use a Gillette Quattro as my primary blade, so I compared the two. I used the Venus Breeze without soap of any kind, and I used the Quattro with my usual Dove Body Wash. The Quattro shaved slightly closer, although this wasn’t obvious until the second day. My skin was noticeably drier on the Venus Breeze leg, however. The best news is that the lubricant worked since I had no razor burn or other discomfort while shaving.I recommend this razor primarily for travel when you don’t want to take cream or gel for shaving and you can pop a pod into your bag. Because the lubricant is solid, you don’t need to put anything in the airport carry-on quart size bag, which frees up more room for other items.This razor works exactly as advertised, although I suspect it will end up because more expensive than most choice simply because of the cost of replacement blades.

Dianne Cayey, PR
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Schick Hydro 5 Power Select Razor

The Schick hydro power is the only power razor with customizable settings for a close comfortable shave. And, like all Schick hydro razors, hydro power select also has a unique gel reservoir, and skin guards on each blade, to give you the best shave for your skin.

Key features

  • Custom vibrations with high, medium, low settings for a close, comfortable shave just the way you like it
  • Battery life indicator monitors the battery charge and indicates how much power is left
  • Has a unique gel reservoir and skin guards on each blade to give you the best shave for your skin
  • Makes facial hair styling easier

Honest reviews

★★★★★

A great razor, but don’t buy into the hype

Everyone’s hyping up the Hydro 5 like it was created by god and sent down to earth for man to have the best shave ever. Well, i’ve come to give you a more honest non-hyped review.I had been using the Gillette Fusion Power for 2 years until the Hydro 5. I considered that the best shaver I had ever used (previously using electric shavers and disposable ones). I bought the Shick Hydro 5 (NON POWER VERSION) a month ago, not knowing there was a power version. The powerless version was a great shave, but I have to say honestly that it shaved better about a week into use than at the very beginning. Maybe it was because my face was adjusting to a new razor. For the past 3 weeks, I had been shaving with the Hydro 5 and started getting better at it.Now with the new Hydro 5 Power, I can give a true opinion against the GIllete Fusion power. The blade is obviously the same as the powerless version so no different there. The upsides of having the power version is a MUCH better grip (the powerless version was annoying to use after having the great shape of the Gillette. Hydro 5 power is pretty interesting in the features it comes with. There are 3 power modes; low, normal, and high. In order to cycle through these options, you simply push the power button. Push once for low, twice for medium, 3 times for high, and a fourth time to turn off. There is a small LED light indicator that shows you if you are using low, medium, or high. It also comes with a very user friendly format for battery strength. Green means power is good, red means batteries are dying, and it will flash red to indicate you need to change batteries (Power options will be disabled until fresh batteries are put in). It takes one AAA battery which comes included.My only complaint about the Shick Hydro 5 (all versions) is the lubricant strip. It’s the best thing, but also the worst thing about this razor. I love that the lubrication lasts a very long time (easily 2-3x longer than Gillette Fusion). However, the annoying part is that during your first few shaves with a fresh blade, the lubrication will get all over your face, and spread your shaving cream around and get messy. I will admit to having a slightly messy shave anyway, but this thing really makes it worse.To finish off this review, i’d like to throw in some comparison info vs the Fusion power.-Fusion Power–Comfort: 5/5–Shave: 4/5–Blade life: 3/5–Lubrication strip: 2/5–Price to effectiveness ratio: 2/5===OVERALL: 3/5-Hydro 5–Comfort: 4/5–Shave: 5/5–Blade life: 5/5–Lubrication strip: 4/5–Price to effectiveness ratio: 5/5==OVERALL: 4.5/5Hydro 5 has its downsides, but if you can look past them, this is one of the best shavers you will ever own. If this review helped or you liked it, please check ‘yes’ that this review was helpful, as it encourages me to write more great reviews, thanks.–Update 4/20/12: I’m starting to tell now after using the razor a few times that the power controls are very weak. I don’t know how to fully describe what I’m talking about, but on the Hydro 5 its like a tinny cheap type of vibration, while on the Fusion Power the power is completely smooth. It seems like the Hydro 5 is less comfortable when I turn the power settings on. Could be just me or maybe the razor I have is faulty.–Update 5/20/12: I’ve now been using this for a while. My face is getting used to the Hydro and while at first I would get a few uncomfortable shaves, I am now getting a nice smooth shave every time. I will add that when I had my fusion power, I only had to run over my hairs once, but with the Hydro 5 I have go over it twice to get that perfect smooth look. Not a big deal, but I thought i’d share it.

Taylor Roscoe, MO
★★★★★

made for LEGS not FACE!

I’ll admit, I only bought this because I was in a hurry and it “looked cool”. The angle DISTANCE between the blades and the lubrication strip is the real issue…Its terrible. I have a pretty “normal” face but this razor won’t cut around the corners of my mouth or under my nose, unless I make ridiculous faces and stretch and pull my mouth and nose. I’ve been shaving for 30 years and have NEVER felt so stupid shaving my face. HORRIBLE DESIGN but I bet it shave legs beautifully.

Lynn Coffeen, IL
★★★★★

Love Love Love

i typically buy men’s razors, because not only are they cheaper but they tend to last longer when they aren’t pink. this razor is no exception, there is no female equivalent but dollar for dollar there is no better razor at the moment. I wish the refills were cheaper but hey, they will be eventually.

Melisa Petersburg, IN
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