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Stealth and comfort wrapped in one

  • Apr 5, 2008
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I didn't really expect to be impress we with yet another razor that is out, it seems they churn them up faster and faster these days, but I was nicely surprised when it turned out to be really good. Usually I like sharp, sturdy ones but this was light and felt very delicate, it glided across my skin and hardly needed me to go over an area more than once.

I liked that my skin was not irritated after and felt smoother than usual on the 2nd day. Usually hair grows back by then but this made me felt extra clean and smooth, it lasted longer and was fun and easy to use. The handle can be moved fast with barely any effort, I am hooked! By far this is my favorite new thing to use for shaving, I am impressed.

- Kasia S.

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