I just had my first shave with a Feather blade. I can't believe how much easier the shave was. Usually I encounter some resistance when shaving against the grain, especially under my chin. This time it was like I was shaving against nothing, very smooth. I know this was just my first shave with this blade and I will need to see how the longevity is and how the feather performs in other razors but, I might be a new Feather blade convert.