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Gillette Fusion ProGlide review

I have just tried the new Gillette Fusion ProGlide for the first time. It’s due to be released in the US on June 6, 2010. According to Gillette, the ProGlide should be much more comfortable than any of their previous models! Read on to see how my face is feeling right now!

And more importantly; Can my wife really feel the difference on my face between a “classic” Fusion shave and a Fusion ProGlide shave? Read on!

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Is cold shaving a lost art?

Cold Water Shaving

When I watched the HBO series Band of Brothers, I was struck by how the soldiers, ill-supplied, freezing, and wearily dug into the snowy trenches of Bastogne, still made time to shave. The clean shaven face was and is military policy. Even today, US soldiers, although they must do without hot water and baths for months at a time, still try to get in a daily shave. It might seem like a strange policy to civilians, but requiring the men to be well-groomed is believed to be important in preserving the men?s sense of discipline and the esprit de corps.

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The Schick Hydro 5 is now available in the US

Schick Hydro hits the US market

Schick Hydro, a revolutionary new razor with many first to market technologies, goes on sale today at stores across the US. Billed by makers as a complete razor redesign ? from blade, to lubricating system, to handle ? Schick Hydro razors are the most thoroughly tested, highest-rated products in the brand?s 88 year history. These […]

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The rotary blades used by companies such as Philips/Norelco and Remington (Photo by Philips)

Rotary blade or foil shaver?

If you look at electrical shavers, there are basically two types. The rotary blade technology, used by Philips and some of Remingtons models, and the foil technology used mainly by Braun and Panasonic. Both types do the same job – but in very different ways. I have decided – as your Shaving Detective – to find out what you should go for!

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The RazorPit - reviewed by Shaving Detective

RazorPit – The simple revolution?

It looks a bit odd. Just like a normal cradle for your Gillette shaver. No fancy colors or sparkling details… Just plain, black plastic. Bot don’t let the looks fool you! It does in fact perform magic!

I am talking about the RazorPit – a Danish product claiming to prolong the lifetime of your shaving blades by up to 900%. Gillette blades may last for as long as 150 shaves! Could this be true?

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