Bic isn’t just about pens

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Bic not just about pensA few weeks ago we published an article on BeautySouthAfrica.com that made a cheeky comment about Bic razors. The eagle-eyed marketing manager spotted the article (we are THRILLED he reads BeautySouthAfrica.com!) and sent us a box of goodies from Bic, including, obviously a bunch of pens (as an ex-teacher I have a real affinity for pens and all manner of stationery) and two razors and some shaving gel.

Irene: The Bic Soleil Lady Gel (with smooth and soothing aloe vera and Vitamin E), R36.99, is pale pink and smells deliciously like apples, I thought (although it doesn’t say anything about an apple fragrance). But okes, seriously, an orangy yellow and pink can? A truly alarming colour combination in my opinion. The Bic Soleil Easy razor, R49.99, is BeautySouthAfrica.com pink and has three blades for a particularly close shave. It is sold with four spare blade inserts, but you can’t buy the blades separately. So it’s half a disposable razor and half a razor that requires you to hunt for blades in supermarkets every few months. The handle is light and smooth and looks ergonomic (by which I mean it looks curvy in all the right places) and it’s the first time EVER that I didn’t knick my knees. Score! Loving the Bic Soleil Easy razor. Smoothest shave ever.

Zoe: Wow, wow, wow! I could not wait to come to work so I could write all about my shaving experience with the new Bic Soleil Easy razor. And what a difference shaving gel makes. I have always been a soap and water girl until I got to try out the Bic Soleil Lady Gel shaving gel. So, as you may have gathered, I had a very pleasant experience. The gel dispensed the perfect amount to coat my legs and it smelt delicious. The pretty pink razor glided over my skin leaving my legs feeling silky smooth. Let’s just say I can’t wait to shave my legs again. Really!

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  1. dirtdiva

    This product is one of the best on the market, definitely my 1st choice! Thank you BIC for providing us with such an awesome brand, and I am excited to be able to purchase this at my local Pick n Pay too… shopper points are great!

    3 years ago •

  1. AmyR

    Hmm. I will consider it next time I’m at the shops.

    4 years ago •

  1. Zellikinz

    Love the shaving gel. And the razor is the perfect size also hehe

    4 years ago •

  1. CandidMissT

    Now this I must try… I have always been a Gillette girl… but a change is as good as a holiday ;)

    4 years ago •

  1. Miss Tee

    Personally I always thought that bic razors were cheap and wouldn’t do the job until I tried this and I was amazed at the qaulty and smoothness afterwarsd…I would recomend this to any woman

    4 years ago •

  1. Nadine

    I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and result of BIC razors.

    4 years ago •

  1. RoseAngel

    For me hair removal creams are still the best, I get few Ingrowns and my legs stay wonderfully smooth for 6 to 8 weeks. I am considering trying out the epilator

    4 years ago •

  1. sloanie

    i honestly prefer waxing , it just leaves a longer lasting effect

    4 years ago •

  1. Nancy Katy

    Shaving with Bic Soleil Easy is such a pleasure,satin soft sexy legs.The Gel smells so nice and fresh and is so soothing for the legs.
    My legs dont feel dry and irratated,i wont go back to using anything else but Bic Razor and gel.

    4 years ago •

  1. Estima

    i have tried the shaving cream and the bic razors and they are very good i must say, they leave your skin feeling like satin for days. love it.

    5 years ago •

  1. SG

    Well, they do make the best pens at the nicest price ;)

    5 years ago •

  1. Pannack

    This looks really interesting. I shave too and would love to try this

    5 years ago •

  1. Nuuh

    Sounds really good and its affordable

    5 years ago •

  1. may-may 22

    I use the easy razor and it is one of the best i have used… since it isnt disposable its so much better …

    5 years ago •

  1. JamieBaby

    Lol i thought BIC was also only a stationary name brand until i found these. I should invest in this and give it a try.

    5 years ago •

  1. Rochelle Stewart

    I have used this and this is some of the best shaving products I have used!

    5 years ago •

  1. Des

    I would really like to try this…. sounds good

    5 years ago •

  1. Maddy

    I have always liked waxing but yes the razor does come in use during emergencies :) Maybe would give Bic a try after such raving reviews

    5 years ago •

  1. Maria Meyer

    I use these, especially when sleeping away from home! Less hassle to pack! Easy to use, great product

    5 years ago •

  1. wyona

    Bic Soleil really have great products for ladies to shave, i prefer waxing, but sometimes i need to use these products when there’s no time to go to a salon, love them.

    5 years ago •

  1. Sam

    I don’t often shave my legs but I’ll definitely give this a go.

    5 years ago •

  1. kunene

    i love bics shaving things, they are affordable and they complete the job, i will recommend to anybody…..ferb!!!!!!!!!

    5 years ago •

  1. GREEN

    NEVER JUDGE A BOOK OR SHALL I SAY PRODUCT BY IT’S COLOUR! LOL!

    5 years ago •

  1. Charne

    Since I started using Soleil I haven’t used any other. Just lobe it

    5 years ago •

  1. DIVA

    Will try their stuff, its reasonable priced, the shving gels and razors are so expensive these days. I’ve seen the BIC range on the shelves but I was scared to try it. Thanks for the assurance that they are good.

    5 years ago •

  1. diamond

    I like the razors, they are great for sensitive skin

    5 years ago •

  1. ricebunny

    lol when i think bic i thinkl pens and i dont use shavers anymore since veet came out

    5 years ago •

  1. Bella

    Some of my fav product. Just love it

    5 years ago •

  1. Debsie

    haha and i thought BIG was only a pen

    5 years ago •

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