Gillette Platinum Double Edge Razor Blade Review
The Croma Diamant Stainless turned out to be rather disappointing – started out good, then went dull in a hurry. So, back to a Gillette blade. Seems like most of the ‘Platinum’ blades have been nothing special, I wasn’t really holding out a lot of hope for this one.
Double Edge Razor Blade Review – Gillette Platinum DE Razor Blade
0) Initial impressions –
This blade was a LOT sharper than the Croma!
1) User Interface – what does the shave feel like during the shave
Much smoother feel – and you can hear that it’s a sharp blade – nice ‘snick’ sounds as it’s cropping the whiskers down to skin level.
2) Quality of Service – how good of a shave did I get
This blade gave very good results.
3) Hack factor – did it seem to make me nick myself, or was it smooth sailing?
I was prone to giving myself a weeper (usually under the lower lip) as it was a lot sharper than most of the blades I’ve been using of late. Not Feather scary sharp, but much closer to that than most blades.
4) Useful service life – how many shaves did I get out of the blade?
5 shaves and it was still performing well, but seemed to be tapering off a bit.
Time for a new blade…let’s stay with Gillette – the Gillette Super Thin