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Look in the bathroom cabinet of most men these days and I bet you'll find the abandoned handle of an old Gillette razor sticking up out of a cup, all snowy white with caked on soap residue and vacant of any kind of blade.
It seems to me these days that companies like Gillette and Wilkinson Sword are forever introducing new ways to remove male facial hair, Philips remain true to the electric range of razors with both wet and dry variants but ask most men and they'll tell you time and time again that nothing can beat a Wet shave with a bladed razor.
I'll happily confess that I've tried only two of the Gillette handle razors and these fell by the wayside as the prices of razor blades continued to increase. In fact when a friend of mine told me the actual price of each razor blade I stopped buying packs of blades to fit to the Gillette handles immediately.
Another thing to point out with male grooming is that personally I really couldn't care less about 4 blades in a razor blade, if anything this makes the head of the razor far too thick to be able to get into the delicate areas like under your nose and base of your sideburns and just feels awkward, 3 blades in a razor head is plenty to get the job done unless you're the Wolfman.
Another thing to point out of course is that Gillette still test their products on animals so on principle alone I refuse to buy their products anyway, if other companies can achieve the same if not better results from not testing on animals I don't see why Gillette can't but I'm going off topic her, sorry about that. While I realize that there is no way to recycle disposable razors I guess you have to weigh up where your conscience is happy to sit.
So where does that leave men looking for a good close wet shave without burning a hole in your finances, for me I'm currently using the Bic Comfort 3 Advance disposable razor, sold in packs of 4 these are probably the best disposable razors I've ever used, why?, well for a start it has the 3 blade head which is lubricated, second to that is the rubber grip handle, the razor has a thicker base at the bottom of the stem and also has weight to it.
To Shave properly how you hold the razor and how the razor feels is important, you're using something that is moving against the contours of your skin so the feedback through the razor handle is important and this is one area where the Bic razor does a brilliant job. The razor has a nice weight to it, is easily gripped even with soap and water soaking the handle and thanks no doubt to the rubberized finish.
I've only ever snapped one disposable razor on my face, well, you only ever do it once don't you but generally speaking the Bic Comfort razor is a firm razor to hold and glides over the face with light to moderate pressure, they feel great in the hand and are nowhere near as flimsy or cheap as the single or double bladed disposables.
In terms of longevity I can normally make a Bic 3 Advance blade last 6 days before I need to dispose of it so on average a pack can last you a month which I think is excellent value for money.
Prices of the Gillette vary, Boots sell them for £3.99 and Tesco's does vary from £3.99 at its highest price to £2.99 when on offer.
Overall though when combined with a good shave gel or shaving foam this is a great disposable razor to get hold of and provides a superb close shave.
I recommend trying this with the King of Shaves or Essentials For Men shaving gels or oils series to really experience a great shave with this razor.