– This post contains gifted products from Estrid –
the vegan razor that promotes choice…
It’s safe to say there are a lot of issues surrounding shaving for women. For starters, razor prices are actually higher for women than for men. Furthermore, many mainstream brands don’t show body hair on women within their adverts…what’s that about? Thats where Estrid come in. Estrid is a female-first, vegan razor brand that also promotes choice when it comes to shaving. I absolutely love what they stand for and that they’re happy to showcase body hair within their advertisements and on their social media sites. Its the way it should be!
The razor itself comes in four different colours and as you can see, I opted for pink (my favourite colour). Inside the package, I received the razor itself, a spare blade head and a holder that sticks onto your bathroom wall, which is a fab idea. I am so impressed with the quality of the razor, its super sturdy and feels very luxurious. It has a 5-blade razor, which is vegan. I have to say, I didn’t even consider the fact that most razor brands weren’t vegan. But the majority of them use animal substances in the soothing strips, however Estrid use cocoa butter, aloe vera and shea butter, which sounds much more appealing and of course, is better for the planet.
The ethics behind Estrid is something that really excites me. Promoting choice when it comes to shaving is something all razor brands should do in my opinion, women shouldn’t be forced to remove body hair if they don’t want to. On the flip side and you do want to remove body hair, thats great and you can use a cute pain-free razor to do so. As I mentioned above, most mainstream razor brands don’t show body hair in their adverts which I find baffling. I believe it’s all to do with the male gaze and beauty standards. Somehow over time female body hair has been deemed as ‘dirty’ or ‘wrong’, which of course isn’t the case. So I think its amazing that Estrid are showing body hair within their adverts/campaigns – lets show it how it is!
Overall I am super impressed with this razor and everything Estrid are doing. You can get your own starter pack for just £7.95. Just choose the colour of your razor and you’ll get a matching holder and two blades. You then need to let Estrid know how often you want your blades delivered and they’ll go straight to your door (with free postage). You can also cancel your subscription at anytime, theres no strings attached.
Will you be trying out Estrid?