Grooming

Bic Soleil Sensitive disposable razor review: A decent choice for smooth travels

This disposable razor includes a moisturizing strip of vitamin E and aloe to help soothe sensitive skin.

Disposable razors. Sure, they’re innocuous enough to pack in your carry-on luggage, but anyone who’s ever had razor burn knows that they can pose a danger to sensitive skin. The Bic Soleil Sensitive Disposable Razor is marketed to ladies with sensitive skin, and people who like purple. I don’t really understand the idea of “gendered” razors, but that’s a whole other topic that extends beyond the scope of this post. Although I normally wouldn’t buy a…

Braun epilator review: Epilate your way to smooth skin

What's an epilator, and why should you prefer it over shaving with a razor?

I’m annoyed that women are expected to shave their legs and armpits in the U.S. I really don’t like buying razors or shaving gel/cream—I’d much rather focus my attention (and wallet) on other things like lotions and sunscreens. Still, every now and then, I reach for my razor and half-heartedly try to shave. But I recently remembered that there is a better alternative out there in the world, and you don’t have to refill it or buy accessories for it: epilators!