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The New ‘Defender’ Razor — Impressive, Easy On The Skin … BUT, I Am Still Evaluating.

by Anura Guruge


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After having ads for it appear on my Facebook timeline, multiple times a day, I finally gave in and ordered one given that the blades for it were much cheaper than they are for the Gillette SkinGuard razor I have been using for the last few months with GREAT SUCCESS.

The ‘Defender‘ to be fair, is good. Impressive. Ultralight. Like a feature. Very flexible. And yes, it sure gets under your nose — in the nicest possible way.

Yes, given my ultra-sensitive (face) skin I did order the ‘Extra Sensitive’ blades.

No irritation. Feels good. Seems pretty close too. But, I have only used it about 4-times.

My problem is that given the TREMENDOUS success I had with the Gillette SkinGuard I am reluctant to abandon it in haste in case I end up regretting it.

So, I will continue using the ‘Defender’ for another couple of weeks until I can convince myself that it will work as well as the Gillette.

Promise, I will keep you posted. But, for the price it is CHEAP enough to try out YOURSELF. Give it a go. You will not regret it. You will be amazed how light it is.


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Shaving has been the absolute bane of my adult life. I suffer so when I shave. It is torture. I dread it.

Over the decades I have gone to extreme lengths to make it bearable. Cost never a consideration. I have tried them all: razors, blades, electric. And I have suffered mightily.


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by Anura Guruge

Gillette SkinGuard Works — And Works Brilliantly! Thank YOU, Gillette.

by Anura Guruge


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Clean Shaven, With NO Discomfort, with Gillette SkinGurad.

Yes, Yes, Yes. I am SO HAPPY.

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Anura Guruge clean shaven and topless


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Shaving has been the absolute bane of my adult life. I suffer so when I shave. It is torture. I dread it.

Over the decades I have gone to extreme lengths to make it bearable. Cost never a consideration. I have tried them all: razors, blades, electric. And I have suffered mightily.

In December 2018 I bought one of these because it was supposed to be gentle on sensitive skin. To be fair, it was better than MOST. But, after just 4-months I could tell the blades were getting dull! That is the bloody irony. The skin on my face is ultra sensitive and soft. Much softer than that of a baby’s bottom and as a father of 4 who changed MORE diapers than any, I would know. Part of it is that I do pamper my face and have done since I was a teenager. I put more oil and cream on my face than any female! The rest of the skin on my body, especially on the palms of my hands, makes rhinoceros hide feel soft. And then there is my stubble. Like metal shards! Hence why the blades of electric shavers have little chance — and life.

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The Gillette SkinGuard commercials on TV spoke to I. They described my exact dilema.

This was I. I had to try it. I owed to myself.

Last Thursday, while at Walmart I got one and now realize that bloody Walmart overcharged me. C’est la vie.

This morning I tried it with much trepidation. I wasn’t going to take any chances. I used both ‘Shave Secret’ and ‘Cremo Shaving Cream’ as a base.

Then I shaved. Hallelujah. It was good. I am sold.

Wow. I hope this solves my shaving woes. I sure hope so.

Thank YOU, Gillette. I will never bad-mouth you again (I hope).


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by Anura Guruge