What is the Gillette Fusion 5 Proglide Razor?
Gillette Fusion 5 Proglide provides precise results without irritation. Each razor refill contains 5 anti-friction blades for a shave that you barely feel and a precision trimmer for edging small areas such as the nose and sideburns. The Flexball technology responds to the contours of your face to remove virtually every hair, whilst the enhanced lubrastrip prevents irritation.
Disposable Razors vs Reusable Razors
Gillette has a wide range of razors that are both disposable and reusable which can suit different shaving needs, but which type is best for you?
Disposable razors tend to last between 3 and 10 shaves. Gillette disposable razors still contain 3 or 5 blades, like their reusable razors, but can be thrown away in its entirety. These are most suitable for those who only shave a couple of days a week or for travel.
Gillette Fusion 5 reusable razors have a refillable handle that can be used with Gillette’s range of Fusion 5 refills. Each refill lasts around a month, depending on your shaving habits. Reusable razors are great for any time use and better for the environment as it is only the refill that is discarded after use rather than the full razor unit.
How does Gillette Fusion 5 Work?
Gillette Fusion 5 Proglide Razor for Men provides everything you need for a smooth and irritation-free shave. The 5 anti-friction blades ensure a close shave and reduce the risk of pulling on the skin that can cause nicks and cuts, whilst the Enhanced Lubrastrip prevents irritation. The precision trimmer, on the back of the razor, helps you neaten hard-to-reach areas such as under the nose and sideburns for clean-cut results. Gillette Fusion 5 Proglide features Flexball technology that responds to the contours of your face to cover and remove virtually every hair. Each Fusion 5 Refill provides up to 1 month of shaves, depending on your shaving habits and the Fusion 5 Proglide razor fits all fusion 5 blade refills.
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How to use Gillette Proglide
Apply your preferred shaving foam or gel, as this allows the razor to glide across your face with less friction which helps to protect your face from nicks and cuts and helps to prevent shaving rash. Don’t apply too much pressure when you guide the razor across your face. Use the razor blades or larger parts of your face and the precision trimmer to shape sideburns and trim hard-to-reach areas such as the nose.
How to get the most out of your shave
Whether you’re a pro at shaving or a complete newbie, here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of your shave.
Shaving after a shower or even in the shower can ensure that your skin is hydrated which can help to minimise cuts, nicks and irritation. Hydrating softens the hair on your face which allows the razor to glide easier. Use a face scrub or was to remove oil, dirt and debris from your face to prepare your skin for a comfortable shave.
Check your razor
Check for any dull blades or if the lubrication strips are worn. If your razor has become dull, it is time to replace it. Razors with dull blades or faded lubrication strips can cause razor burn, irritation and prohibit a close shave.
Rinse your blades
This can prevent hair and skin cells from clogging the blades for a closer shave. Don’t tap your razor against the sink as this can seriously damage the precisely engineered parts of the razor.
Shave with and against the grain
Facial hair grows in all directions so you may need to shave both with and against the grain to ensure you remove every hair.
Use a moisturiser or aftershave
Rinse your face with cool water and gently pat dry, before applying a hydrating moisturiser or aftershave to soothe your skin after shaving
When NOT to use Gillette Razor Blades
Do NOT use Gillette Razor Blades if you are allergic to any of the ingredients used in the Lubrication strips (see ingredients tab for full list). This product is for external use only.
Which is the best Gillette Razor for me?
With such a wide range of Gillette for Men razors available, it can be hard to choose which one is right for you. Here are just some of the Gillette Razors available at Chemist 4U
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