Monday, November 6th 2006
An Election Day Poll (no, not that kind)

Venus or Schick Quattro? Feel free to write in a candidate. (and don’t get me started on the absurdity of a vibrating razor. whoever started that can just stay far away from my legs.) if you’ve actually used BOTH, please mention that with your vote.

~hm

24 Comments on “An Election Day Poll (no, not that kind)”

1
Jennifer Wilson
November 6th, 2006
10:33 pm

I have the Venus. Its cute and gets the job done. No complaints!! COme visit tomorrow and see my contest. Jennifer

2
Blaine
November 6th, 2006
11:25 pm

I have used the Schick Quattro for Women. It was pretty good at first, but lost its’ effectiveness with remarkable speed. I’ve never used the Venus razor, so no opinion there. My favorite razor is the (men’s…shhh, don’t tell) Gillette Mach 3 Turbo. Perfect shave. EVERY. SINGLE. TIME!!!!

3
chilihead
November 6th, 2006
11:31 pm

Haven’t tried either of those, but I do like the Bic Soleil (http://www.bicworld.com/soleil_root/index.asp). Fits nicely in the hand, great shave.

Of course it’s winter now and I’ve quit actually shaving my legs… TMI? Oh. Sorry.

4
Sarah
November 6th, 2006
11:34 pm

I’ve used and very much liked my Venus razor for the last 4 years, or so. Haven’t tried the schick razor, so no comment on that’un.

5
Sandy
November 7th, 2006
12:06 am

Venus, totally. And yes, I actually bought that vibrating Venus, but in my defense, it was actually cheaper than the regular Venus. However, the room it needs for a battery throws off my grip. So, after all that, my ballot on this important election day goes to the plain ol’ blue Venus.

6
crickl's nest
November 7th, 2006
12:46 am

I have used both of those and prefer the Venus. And that is only because my very very old mach 3 (husband’s) ran out of good blades and it was too expensive to get more, so I used my daughter’s Venus. *nice* But she’d kill me and probably have dna work up done to prove I used it, so I’m scared of her! lol

BUT to beat those all to little tiny pieces, my husband got a free Gillette Fusion in the mail and it is WONDERFUL!!!! He’s not as mean as my 16 yr old, so I use his all the time and even bought refills for it today even though they are more expensive than the mach 3. PLUS it is very cool looking ….blue and orange.

….and that’s all I have to say….

7
Blaine
November 7th, 2006
2:20 am

My husband uses the Gillette Fusion too. It is MOST amazing!!!! I only used it once, but I am considering a conversion.

8
Kelly
November 7th, 2006
6:38 am

I loved my Venus in days gone by, but now I am all about the Intuition. They make one for sensitive skin (no frangrance or anything) and it ROCKS!

9
peach
November 7th, 2006
7:57 am

I am a Venus girl myself, and I love it. Yet, I am with Chili on the winter sabattical from shaving. I do it when I absolutely must, but only to the length of my pants, ie. capri shave, cropped shave, flood pant shave. Why bother with more than the essentials?

10
theresa
November 7th, 2006
8:18 am

I’m a Venus Divine girl…I tried the vibrator one (although I didn’t actually realize it vibrated when I bought it) Hated it! And I know hate is a strong word but I did. Now I’m back to the Divine with moisture strips. I tried the Intuition but couldn’t get over the short funky handle.

11
Heather
November 7th, 2006
9:04 am

Schick Intutition!!!!

12
MusicalMom
November 7th, 2006
9:57 am

I use the schick quattro and love it! After my free sample blade went dull, I tried to go back to my old disposables (that I used to love) and that was a painful experience I don’t ever care to repeat! So I guess I’m a believer in schick. ;)

13
stacey
November 7th, 2006
10:08 am

Never tried either one. I’m cheap and just use one of those throw away ones that come in like a 12 pack or something. Does that make me less girly?

14
emily
November 7th, 2006
11:38 am

i tried the venus and didn’t like it. i felt like it didn’t shave all the hair off. so that’s not good.

the one i have is kind of old school; it’s a pink gilette sensor. go to this link: http://www.amazon.com/Gillette-Sensor-Cartridges-5-Count-Packages/dp/B000FKHMM4/sr=8-10/qid=1162921027/ref=sr_1_10/102-7300770-1952910?ie=UTF8&s=hpc
and you can see it. also, how crazy is it that
you can buy the refills together with bruce
springsteen’s the seeger sessions? weird.

15
Laura
November 7th, 2006
12:28 pm

I agree with Blaine! Gillette Mach 3 Turbo is the best… both hubby & I use it (we each have our own, of course – he doesn’t like to share).

But between the two you mentioned, I’ve tried both, and prefer the Quattro – very smooth legs indeed.

I also like the Schick Intuition, but the blades wear out unbelievably fast – but I love the convenience of this razor!

16
HolyMama!
November 7th, 2006
1:25 pm

i’m so glad i asked y’all!

i’m very interested in the gillette fusion now

am positive that stacey is still girly,

and am fascinated at how laura seems to have tried every single razor there is!!

and emily? that’s the strangest link ever. ha!!

17
Nicole
November 7th, 2006
4:04 pm

I’m an Intuition kind of girl myself. Love love love it!

18
Geekwif
November 7th, 2006
7:59 pm

I used to use Schick (pretty sure it wasn’t the Quattro), but when they stopped making the blades for mine I decided to try Venus. I can’t say I have much of a preference for either one over the other.

The one thing I did like about the Schick is that the holder stuck to the shower wall by suction cups so you could move it. The Venus uses sticky pads so if you stick it, it’s there to stay. For that reason alone, I may start using Schick again when it’s time to replace my Venus, unless things have changed.

19
Michelle in MX
November 8th, 2006
12:40 am

Venus – no contest. (non-vibrating)

As I’ve commented elswheres, I have to hide my Venuses at home cause my hubby will use them if he finds them.

20
Damselfly
November 8th, 2006
11:13 am

I vote along Venus party lines.

21
holly
November 8th, 2006
11:20 am

Schick Intutition is the best! I don’t have to lather up in my tiny stand up shower. And it’s fast! I can’t seem to get the knee hairs with it, though.

22
qtpies7
November 8th, 2006
4:05 pm

I completely prefer the Venus! SOOO much closer of a shave! BUT, even better is the men’s Mach 3!!! My dd and I share a Venus razer and we can go 3 weeks sharing a razor head! It lasts and lasts and gives one of the closest shaves out there. I’ve gotten all 3 of those razors as free samples, so just have to buy the replacement heads.
God bless,
qtpies7
http://www.qtpies7.blogspot.com

23
Laura
November 8th, 2006
5:25 pm

For the record, I want to say that I am a major cheapskate – I have tried nearly every razor ever made, but I didn’t purchase a single thign! Somehow I got on a sample mailing list, and every company sends me their latest greatest invention. I rarely have to buy razors for myself – I’m usually using a sample from somewhere!

Now if I could just figure out how I got on that list, I’d share the secret address! :-P

24
Julie
November 8th, 2006
9:44 pm

Well, I used the Schick Quattro and ran out of blades one day so I used my husbands Gilette Mach 3 and fell in love with it. I got one and trashed the Quattro. Then when out of town one time I forgot my razor and my Granny picked one up for me. She got me the Venus. It was okay, but I really liked the Mach 3. One day I dropped my Mach 3 and it broke. So I dug out the Venus. It needed a new blade so I tried using a Mach 3 blade and guess what. It worked. So I have a mix and match razor. :) At least we can tell whose is whose around here.

Leave a comment

CommentLuv badge