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Win a 42-inch flat screen home entertainment system with Gillette

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Win a 42-inch flat screen

Win a 42-inch flat screen

To celebrate the launch of the 6 Nations, Gillette is offering you the chance to win the ultimate rugby experience at home.

‘Heave’ every scrum, ride every tackle and score every try with a 42-inch flat screen home entertainment system with surround sound. Food and drinks will be provided for you and your mates plus a Gillette Grand Slam pack full of goodies!

Good luck to everyone !! Enter now !!

The secret of Gillette Fusion revealed

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Watch Professor Regan’s…Health Spa tonight (Thursday 7th May) at 8pm on BBC Two.

Since Gillette’s first safety razor in 1901, the development in shaving technology has been astounding. But have you ever wondered just how the original single blade safety razor has developed into a must-have bathroom gadget with a 5 blade shaving surface? Well tonight you can find out.

For the first time ever, Gillette have thrown open the doors and invited BBC Two’s Professor Lesley Regan into its Global Research and Development Laboratory in Reading – birthplace of the award winning Fusion razor – to find out just how much science goes into the development of the humble razor and discover why more than 600 million men around the world use Gillette every day.

Don’t forget to watch!

Five things you might not know about Gillette Fusion:

1. Fusion’s blade edges are thinner than a surgeon`s scalpel.

2. Blade manufacturing uses more welds than many car manufacturers.

3. Fusion is protected by over 70 patents.

4. Fusion was tested by over 10,000 men before it was launched.

5. Every blade has multiple coatings to provide strength and comfort.

Kratos also needs a shave (PS3)

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

I am a fan of razors, you all know that, but I’m also very interested by video games. Also, while reading my morning RSS, I’ve found this funny fake advert of Kratos, the hero of God of War on Playstation 3, having a shave! This has been done to illustrate a new deal Sony is trying to put in place to extract some more money from European wallets through a new deal inked with Target Entertainment, who will now be the consumer product licensing agent for all PlayStation software IP. So, you might see one day Kratos doing TV ads for Gillette Razors.

Kratos shaving (God of War PS3)

Kratos shaving (God of War PS3)

Gillette Sensor advert from 1994

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

Friends of nostalgia, do you remember Gillette’s advert from the 90s? This is a video from Youtube showing the Gillette Sensor advert from 1994 with the magic key phrase “Gillette, The Best A Man Can Get!“: I hope you will enjoy this ad:

It’s good to see again all these old adverts. I will try to find more TV ads for all main razor brands to share with you.

Review of the RazorPit Razor Blade Sharpener

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Let’s review the RazorPit: Mankind has launched exclusively in the UK the RazorPit, a revolution that will change the shaving experience and  decrease the expenses related to it.  The RazorPit is a razor blade sharpener made of a small silicone plate that within a few seconds sharpens the razor blades, making them as good as new. In just a few strokes on the RazorPit, you will extend the life of blades for up to a year. It also removes and clean the soap coverings, skin and hair that accumulate to the cutter blade and makes them dull. RazorPit is imperishable and by extending the razor blades life, you can do your bit for the environment and save yourself money as you will not need to replace them as often. The RazorPit can be purchased here for only £19.95.

RazorPit Razor Blade Sharpener - Only £19.95

Buy the RazorPit Razor Blade Sharpener for only £19.95

Razorpit Compatible razors

Razorpit is compatible with practically every shaver/razor on the market today (about 95% of razors), such as Gillette Mach 3, Gillette Mach 3 Turbo, Gillette Mach 3 Power, Gillette Mach 3 Power Turbo, Gillette Fusion, Gillette Fusion Power, Gillette Fusion Stealth, Gillette Venus, Gillette Venus Devine, Gillette Vibrance, all Wilkinson razors and a long list of other brands and models.

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Gillette 1909 Safety Razor advert

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

This is Gillette’s adverts day! God I love looking at these old adverts for Gillette Safety Razors. I’ve found another great one, from 1909, it’s a French advert which shows the Gillette razor as the King of the razors (Le sacre du roi des rasoirs).The advert underlines that the safety razor does not need sharpening, and that it’s a great gift which worthes a lot and doesn’t cost much. For the French learners, safety razor is translated by “rasoir de sureté“.

Gillette 1909 Safety Razor

Gillette 1909 Safety Razor

This Gillette advert was published for the first time in the December 1909 Edition of L’Illustration. If you are interested by this advert you will also be interested by some old Gillette razors.

Early Gillette Advert for Safety Razor

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

This morning I wrote a post about an advert from Gillette staring a baby shaving, that I though was created in the 50s. I was wrong! I’ve been looking deeper in it, and I’ve found out that this ad was in fact created in the early 1900s !!! There is another copy of this great Gillette’s ad, this time in English, as you can see below:

Early Gillette Advert for Safety Razor

Early Gillette Advert for Safety Razor

If you like it, you can purchase a post at this address

French Gillette advert: First Shave

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

As always, I was browsing the web to find some interesting shaving trivia to share with my visitors. Today, I have found a great advert from Gillette showing a baby starting shaving early with a Gillette double edge safety razor. This advert is in French, probably from the early 50s, no much more information about it, except that is made me laugh when I saw it.

Gillette advert: Shaving baby

Gillette advert: Shaving baby

1930’s Gillette Safety Razor with its original bakelite box

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

What a catch! Look at this find on the Science Museum’s website! It’s a Gillette Safety Razor from the 1930’s in is original package, including the set of disposable blades. I hope you will enjoy seeing such a nice razor:

Rectangular box of walnut phenolic with hinged lid, with a Gillette safety razor and blade container containing two packets of razor blades.

Gillette Safety Razor’s instructions

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

I was browsing the web looking for great stuff to share with you, and I’ve find this set of instruction from Gillette for “Gillette Adjustable Razor“. This is definitly a great start for beginners, and a nice memory for people who have been shaving for a while:

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Soon, I’ll be posting another set of instruction from the early 1900s.


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