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Gillette Fusion power razor blades are compatible with the Gillette Fusion power Men’s Razor.
The Fusion Power razor blades feature five blades spaced closer together* for comfort. Plus, with the soothing effect of the power function, you will barely feel the blades. These razor blades combine a number of features to deliver performance. * vs. MACH3
Five Blades Cut Closer Than One
It’s not just that five blades cut better than one, Gillette Fusion power blade technology features five blades spaced closer together to help supply a closer and more comfortable shave than MACH3. Gillette Fusion power is an enhanced shaving system including a five-blade shaving technology surface, a precision trimmer blade and a flexible comfort guard.
This single blade built into the back of the cartridge helps to shave tricky places like sideburns and under the nose. The precision trimmer blade can be used with the power turned on or off. Preference varies from person to person. Using the precision trimmer blade with or without power is an individual choice.
Indicator Lubrastrip for Improved Glide
The lubrastrip sits at the top of your razor and makes shaving smoother by delivering water-soluble lubricants to the skin to improve glide and comfort. It also fades to white to let you know that you are no longer getting an optimal shave. Easily fixed with another Fusion Power blade.
Microfins Make a Big Difference
The ultra-soft skin guard on the blades is comprised of 15 thinner, more flexible microfins that precede the blades and help stretch and prepare the skin before the first blade cuts the first hair for a close, comfortable shave.
Gillette´s blades are now 2x preferred when used with the Fusion ProGlide Power handle with FlexBall technology**. The FlexBall technology enables the blades to pivot front to back and side to side while the re-engineered low cutting force blades feature thinner, finer* edges with low-resistance coating to cut effortlessly through hair with less tug and pull than with Fusion.
* vs. Fusion
** overall preference vs. former ProGlide, among ProGlide users
|MACH3 Sensitive||Fusion||Fusion Power||Proglide Flexball||Proglide Power Flexball (also available in chrome)||Proglide Styler|
|Razor blades||3 blades||5 blades||5 blades||5 blades||5 blades||Trim, Shave, Edge|
|Precision trimmer||* *||* *||* * *||* * *||* * *|
|Lubrastrip||*||* *||* *||* * *||* * *||* * *|
- Is it better to use hot, cold or warm water to shave?
Warm water is always better for hydrating beard hair. Soaking in warm water softens hair and causes it to expand, making it 70 per cent easier to cut.
- What is the ideal way to avoid razor burn?
If the skin is not properly prepared before shaving or if the blade on your razor is dull, you are more likely to end up with razor burn. Make sure to hydrate hair in warm water for up to three minutes and apply plenty of shave gel. Also, you may want to consider changing the blade on your razor at the first sign of dullness or discomfort.
- Does shaving make your hair grow back thicker?
Scientists at Gillette have conducted extensive testing on the effects shaving has on both male and female hair growth, texture and colour. This testing has proven that shaving does not affect hair growth, texture or colour. Shaving does, however, alter the tip shape of the regrown hair, which may initially change the way hair feels as it grows back. But if hair is left to regrow completely, it will return to its former state.
- In what direction should I shave to achieve the best shave?
Men's facial hair tends to grow in different directions. Start by shaving with light, gentle strokes with the grain. Then, if necessary, go against the grain for an even closer shave.
- How do I avoid nicks and cuts, particularly above my upper lip?
The area above the upper lip is tricky for many men. To help avoid nicks and cuts, always leave it for last. Apply plenty of shave gel and allow this area to soak up as much lather as possible. When shaving, don't apply too much pressure. The Gillette Fusion ProGlide Precision Trimmer is really useful when shaving under the nose.
- Is it okay to let my girlfriend or wife borrow my men's razor?
For both hygiene and performance, it's not a good idea to share your razor with your partner. Women have a much larger area to shave and you may find that after only a few shaves, your blade has dulled considerably; increasing the likelihood of nicks and cuts. Tell her to try a razor specifically designed for the way a woman shaves, such as Gillette Venus Embrace.