Gillette® Fusion® ProGlide? Challenge

Gillette Fusion ProGlideIn light of the Goldman Sachs fraud charges on Friday, I’m going to lead with full disclosure: 

  • Gillette® reached out to me, among other bloggers, a few weeks ago asking if I would mind test-driving their new razor;
  • They sent me a nice box with their new PowerGlide® razor, a USB drive with product info, and some shaving products to try;
  • They are offering to send a free trial razor to the first 100 blog readers to respond through the widget below; 
  • Their packet included a postcard that started, "As one of the most influential bloggers in the country…", which I perceive to be a Get Out of Jail Free card. 

That all said, I am also extremely serious about shaving, and would never hold back about a product I don’t like (for proof, read my four year old Schick Quattro review). The Middle Eastern heritage on my father’s side means my 5 o’clock shadow shows up around 2:30, and my sensitivity — it’s my skin I’m referring to there — makes it hard for me to shave every day without nicks & cuts. I’ve used dozens of different razors, shave creams, pre-shave oils, and balms so I have a frame of reference indicative of my status as "one of the most influential bloggers" in my family over the age of 30 that writes about men’s grooming.

Normally I would be wary of a razor that has this many registration & trademarks in its name — seriously, three? — but I’ve used the razor once already sans battery-powered pulsating feature and I won’t spoil the review except to say it’s a quality shave and I have a lot to say about it already. I’m going to use it at least 2-3 more times before passing a final judgment, which I expect to do at the end of this week. In the meantime, to be one of the lucky 100 to receive a free Gillette® Fusion® ProGlide® trial razor, click on the widget below…

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Wingtip Founder & CEO, Ami Arad is the quintessential modern gentleman. He has distinctive taste, an eclectic style, and dresses for every occasion. Ami developed his vision for Wingtip at a young age; even back in high school where four years of speech and debate meant weekends wearing a coat and tie, he was in his element. Years of working in upscale men’s clothing stores and socializing in cigar shops, coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit, inspired Ami to develop Wingtip, a men’s specialty store and private social club.


  • I’m genuinely intrigued to see if something so new fangled and gadgety can beat a good old fashioned shave. I somehow doubt it, but I too can suspend judgement.
    Unfortunately, the widget thing doesn’t seem to work. Just bounces me out, saying the server actively refused the connection. I won’t lose any sleep over it though.

  • The Gillette widget has been up and down since yesterday. And it seems even the errors are different each time, so certainly not well-executed on their part. I can assure you the razor is better built than their web widget.

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