What is the Gillette Fusion 5 Razor?
Gillette Fusion 5 provides an optimal shave without irritation. Each razor refill contains 5 anti-friction blades for a shave that you barely feel and a precision trimmer to style your facial hair and edge small areas such as nose and sideburns. The lubrication strip prevents irritation and fades when it is time to swap your blades.
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 provides everything you need for a close and smooth shave. It features 5 anti-friction blades for a close shave without irritation, as they prevent pulling on the skin that can cause nicks and cuts. The lubrication strip fades when you are no longer getting an optimal shave, so you know when to replace your blades. Gillette Fusion 5 features a precision trimmer that is great for hard-to-reach areas, such as under the nose and to trim and style facial hair. One razor blade equals up to one month of shaves.
You can recycle all of your blades and razor product at www.gillette.co.uk/recycle
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 hair around smaller parts of your face.
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.
Make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
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