PAIN FACTOR Zero, unless you manage to nick yourself. COST Totally affordable.
BENEFIT There’s the DIY appeal of not having to book an appointment, plus the latest razor launches are making the shaving experience a bit more pleasurable. Gillette has released Venus Platinum, a metal version of its popular razor (not everyone wants a pink handle), while the new Schick Intuition f.a.b. Razor can be used to shave both forward and backwards.