What is the Gillette Fusion 5 Proshield Razor?
Gillette Fusion 5 Proshield protects your skin from irritation whilst still producing smooth results. It has a lubrication strip on either side of a set of 5 anti-friction blades and a precision trimmer on the back of the razor cartridge for edging tough areas like the nose and sideburns. Gillette Proshield also features a microcomb that helps to guide stubble to the blades for precise shaving.
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 Proshield work?
Gillette Fusion 5 Proshield men’s razor blade features 5 anti-friction blades that prevent razor burn, irritation that can be caused when a razor pulls against your skin. Two lubrication strips shield your skin from irritation as you shave. This razor also features the handy Precision Trimmer which is great for hard-to-reach areas such as under the nose and styling your facial hair. One razor blade is sufficient for up to 1 month of shaves, depending on your shaving habits. You can use all Fusion 5 and Fusion5 ProShield razor refills with the Proshield handle.
You can now recycle your old blades at :
How to use Gillette Proshield
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 wash 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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