Old Gillette Fusion(blue) -VS- new Gillette Fusion 5 (orange)

Discussion in 'Cartridge Razors' started by idan, Aug 3, 2021.


Old Gillette Fusion(blue) -VS- new Gillette Fusion 5 (orange)

  1. Old Gillette Fusion(blue)

  2. new Gillette Fusion 5 (orange)

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  1. idan

    idan Active Member

    Which blades has better performance?
    Which blades is sharper?
    Which blades lasts longer ?

    Old Gillette Fusion(blue)




    ~~new Gillette Fusion 5 (orange) ~~



  2. Tedolph

    Tedolph Well-Known Member

    Cross correlating my own short lived experience with one of these things: does anybody really get a month of shaves out of one of these cartridges?
    What is typical?
  3. IAmTheJody

    IAmTheJody Gillette-i Master Staff Member

    I don't see any difference between the two other than changing the colors. Both have five blades and the trimmer blade. I don't notice any design changes. Looks like just a refresh... and still $15 for 12 cartridges at my local Walmart.
  4. Avalon

    Avalon Member

    The blue handled fusion was the first razor I used for head shaving. I still use the handle, and looking at pictures of both heads next to each other, I agree that they *shouldn't* be any different. For whatever reason though, the new fusion5 heads just aren't as good, IMHO. I was doing ATG shaves on my head just fine with the blue, switched to the orange and got razor burn. I've switched to using the Fusion ProGlide heads on the blue fusion handle.
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2021

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