Musings of a Museum Fanatic: Venus Embrace Sensitive Razor


Venus Embrace Sensitive Razor

***I received this razor to review through an Influenster VoxBox***

In the past I have used Gillette Venus razors and was very excited to be able to try out the new Venus Embrace Sensitive.  I have sensitive skin along with having eczema and the past couple of years have actually gotten more serious about making sure I'm using the best products to protect my skin.  This razor came at the perfect time since Chicago winters in general and especially this one do a number on my skin, drying it out really bad and just aggravating my eczema in general.
Going in to using the razor I knew it would be a good one since I have used the Venus brand before and liked it.  The only reasons I switched were the prices when the time came to get a new one.  I had never really seen much of a difference between Gillette and the Shick razor I'm using now.  They both performed exceptionally well, clean close shave,  all that jazz and as usually both would irritate certain parts of my legs.  That's just always been a given because of the way my skin is so naturally I was expecting that little bit of irritation from the Venus Embrace Sensitive.  It always happens so why wouldn't I expect it.  Needless to say I was very pleasantly surprised!

First time I used the razor there was no irritation in the usual spots!  It was fabulous.  Unlike the usual times I didn't have to endure that first day of irritation and red bumps.  The only thing that I found a little annoying was that the Ribbon of Moisture or the Lubristrip left a little bit of a sticky feeling.  I'm not sure if it's just this one razor head or if this would happen with all of them.  Either way a quick wipe of the towel and everything was silky smooth.  Hopefully as I use the razor more it will continue to give me the great silky, smooth, non-irritated shave it's already been giving me!


  1. i love this razor if it weren't so dang expensive!! i won a few, used them up and when i went to buy the cartridges, put them back on the shelf because it was $12 for a pack of 3!!!

    -kathy | Vodka and Soda

  2. I actually normally buy this one, it just seems to work well for me:)