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CVS INJECTOR BLADE aka PERSONNA

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Since I recently got back into injectors the fastest way for me to get injector blades was go down to my local CVS store and buy a package. They cost me $4.99 for 11 blades. The first injector razor I used was a Schick 1939 gold razor with the caramel handle. The last time I used an injector on a regular basis was in the 60s and probably used Schick blades. What a shock using these blades. I mean the shave was smooth,irritation free and quick. I got about 8 shaves out of the first blade. I can't seem to get any other brand in my area and I am not going to order the Ted Pellas or the Chinese Schicks.
Buying these locally is easy and I don't have to wait for delivery or the added costs involved. I since loaded it into a Schick L type with the same results maybe better. So there you have it. Quick and dirty.

ps I still am using a DE but not as often.

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I bought 4 packs of these on clearance at CVS. Wish I'd bought more before they sold out of them. If only I'd known how much I'd like them.
They were $2.50 for a pack of 11 blades. They give me a great shave, and I've forgotten how many shaves I've gotten out of the one I'm currently using.
They're great blades for me.
Price
5.00 star(s)
Quality
5.00 star(s)
Longevity
5.00 star(s)
Packaging
4.00 star(s)
Sharpness
5.00 star(s)
Smoothness of Shave
5.00 star(s)
For those who like these blades or just want to try them out, CVS will cease carrying them. Along with some other CVS blades including the CVS Atra cartidges, and the VDH boar brushes, all of the clearance items have been marked down 50%.

You can try these blades without making too much of a dent in your wallet. I think I've tapped out the 4 CVS stores near me...
I don't know how many stores this blade is branded under but I've now used up 2 packs of the CVS injectors. They're decent but it's possible they'd put someone off of injectors when it's really the blade's fault, not the razor's. That's what happened with me - I used some fine old Schick razors with new CVS blades and found them to be workable at best, nothing to draw me away from DEs. I thought it was the injector razor's fault and so wrote them off entirely for several months. It wasn't the razor's fault, but the blades.

The quality of CVS blades have, imo, varied from decently sharp to half-dull and painfully pulling. Also, the cartridge is a joke, as is frequently pointed out.

Just today, I bought a yellow 7 pack of Schick injector blades for under $5 at a local, non-chain drug store. They are FAR superior to the CVS blades. They make my old Schick injector shave as close (though not quite as smoothly) as the best DE while giving the feel and feedback of a SE. Best of both worlds, you could say. Schick's come in a solidly put together aluminum dispenser, too, one that won't flex and frighten you that it's about to collapse in your hand.

All in all, if you can find the Schick blades locally, or even if you can't but have to mail order them, it's worth it. These store brand ones don't compare.
Price
2.00 star(s)
Quality
3.00 star(s)
Longevity
4.00 star(s)
Packaging
1.00 star(s)
Sharpness
3.00 star(s)
Smoothness of Shave
3.00 star(s)

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