I am so lazy when it comes to buying razors and I always have been. I also find them so expensive that I only buy them when really needed and use the same one until it is completely blunt. My legs get so sensitive too so I was sure that I wasn’t doing myself any good. I then saw an advert pop up on Facebook for Friction Free Shaving and I was interested straight away.
What they claim:
Friction Free Shaving is the first razor delivery service designed exclusively for women. We’re on a mission to make it cleaner, easier and cheaper for you to shave your legs, underarms and any other areas. You sign up and we send you a chic handle, then fresh blades every month meaning you can stay smooth for longer, all for just a few pounds a month.
This means that for the price of £9.00 per month they will deliver to your door a razor and then four replacement blades each month. The idea is that you change your razor blade weekly. They have a little rhyme on the packaging which says Sunday but I change mine on a Wednesday as this is when it was delivered and I was keen to give it ago. The blades slot on to the razor really easily and there is not that struggle with getting into awkward packaging and breaking a nail. I have been good so far as I have not been tempted to use a blade for longer than a week which means although my legs are still sensitive after shaving – they are getting better.
- You don’t have to go to shop to buy razors as these are delivered direct to your door
- The packaging is good as it fits through the letterbox
- It is better for you as you can change the blades weekly without leaving them to get dirty
- The razor is so cute
- You can stop or pause the subscription at any time
- The blades are really good quality
- It is a monthly direct debit and as someone who is in the process of arranging a mortgage, I am trying to limit these as much as possible
- You can pick up 4 razors for less than £9.00 per month if you are on a budget
Have you tried these yet?
Love, Minnie x
They say it takes a month to break a habit….
I have always had an addiction to Coca-Cola, as a child it was all that I would drink and at University I practically lived on it, while limiting my food intake. I had no health complaints, I was not over weight nor did I think that it was doing me any harm. I stopped drinking it a few times over the years and slowly started again, but opted for the diet version as it was zero calories and like many others I actually believed that it wasnt that bad for me. I completely appreciate that there are worse addictions to have and so I am not complaining about my life in the slightest, I am just sharing my experience.
After a trip to the dentist in 2016, I decided that I would cut out all forms of coca cola including diet. It has been over 18 months now and I am pleased to stay that I have stuck to it completely. I cannot believe that it took me 26 years to break this silly addition. I have not even had one when I have been on a night out or on holiday for the fear that I would get addicted again. It is hard as cola is such a good mixer for many drinks and I feel that this does kind of stop me drinking as much now which I am not complaining about. I know that I can have a choice of cocktails which makes up for it.
Cutting it out completely was probably the hardest thing that I have done, I had a constant headache for about a week solid where my body was adapting to not having the sugar and it was hard. The working day was such a struggle for a couple of months but I have done it, I no longer have the headaches and I feel so much better for it. I did consider not stopping completely and just reducing to say one glass a day however, this would not have been realistic for me and would have made the whole process harder.
I actually drink my water at night out of a diet coca-cola cup that I got for Christmas a few years ago and I love it. I find it sort of ironic! I personally don’t think that I could physically drink cola now without throwing up and that shows me how far I have come in 18 months.
When I have eventually have my own children, I think that I will be carefully as to what food and drink I expose them too at a young age. I know that this is difficult but I would not want my children becoming so addicted to cola.
It did take me a while to realise the benefits of not having cola on a daily basis and I am so glad that I only drink water now with the daily coffee and occasional lemonade. What benefits have I felt in the last 18 months:
- Improved concentration especially at work
- I am fully hydrated – I read that although cola gives your taste buds the sensation of dealing with your thirst, it doesn’t and you end up thirstier
- Fewer headaches
- My skin has cleared up
- I now that any teeth issues is not caused by the excessive amounts of sugar etc. but rather the lack of milk in my diet which I am working on
- I have more energy
- I generally feel happier in myself
- I am no longer embarrassed at the amount of cola that I drink. I use to have a sense of feeling ashamed that I was so addicted to it and this has now been taken from me.
Love, Minnie x