Bikini Zone Medicated After-Shave Gel

Get Rid of the Bumps. If you’re like most women, you’ve experienced irritation after shaving your bikini area. Bikini Zone is uniquely medicated to provide fast relief from the irritation, bumps and redness that can occur in the sensitive bikini area after shaving.

I have been super busy and stressed out with the Spring semester ending and studying for finals, but my favorite stress reliever has always been getting some sun at the beach or the river! And if you are one of the brave souls like me who love wearing a bikini, you also know there is also a lot of upkeep when it comes to hair removal. The bikini line and pubic area is very sensitive, and when waxed or shaved can cause irritation and NASTY bumps! I don’t think ANYONE likes ingrown hairs!!! My friend Christina introduced me, last year, to an AMAZING product called Bikini Zone. A few dabs of Bikini Zone after shaving or waxing, and the problem is solved!

I have been using Bikini Zone for the past year, and I have to say I have not had any issues with irritation or bumps. In fact, when I DON’T use Bikini Zone, I end up getting horrible bumps from shaving.

Bikini Zone costs about $7.99 for a 1oz tube, and that small tube lasts a LONG time! I’m still on my first tube that I bought last year. They also have a non-medicated Anti-Bumps Shave Gel, $4.99 for 4oz and varying hair removal products. Bikini Zone products can be bought from Wal-mart, walgreens, and many more places in-store, and also from online retailers (directly from CCA Industries). For more information about Bikini Zone Medicated After-Shave Gel, please visit

Gillette Venus & Olay Razor

Designed with a love for smooth legs and a passion for skin care, the Venus & Olay razor is a match made in skin heaven. Olay Moisture Bars release skin conditioners to help lock in moisture and boost your shave* while 5 blades get Venus close.

Included in my Influenster Love Voxbox was the Venus Olay Razor from Gillette. Check out Gillette’s website for more information on the razor!

I previously reviewed the ProSkin MoistureRich Razor from Gillette, and was very impressed with the results. Again, it is positive results for Gillette razors. Unlike other razors, this one has FIVE blades and a pivoting head, which definitely made a difference, and made shaving a breeze! My legs felt so soft and smooth afterward!

The difference between that razor and this one is the Olay moisture bars. “Olay Moisture Bars contain skin-enhancing elements found in Olay products: Petrolatum helps lock in skin’s moisture for less dryness and Glycerin helps offer that goddess glow! Just wet the razor to release a light lather – no separate shave cream required.” And I definitely noticed a difference after I stepped out of the shower; usually I immediately have to moisturize because shaving leaves my legs dry and prone to bumps, but the moisture bars worked their magic and I didn’t have to do a thing afterward.

Gillette Venus & Olay Razor

The razor stays on my bathroom
mirror to keep it safe from water!

Only one negative I found was that I am, unfortunately, not a big fan of the smell. It’s a little too sickeningly sweet, but it’s not a detractor from the product, and I know a lot of people who like the smell. Just personally not my favorite.

Overall, this is a wonderful shaving option. As someone who prefers to shave my legs over any of the other options, I am definitely a big fan of these razors. I don’t think I can ever go back to shavers without the soap bars attached. My legs have never been so smooth since switching over to Gillette Venus!

A refillable Venus & Olay with one replacement cartridge sells for approximately $8.99-$10.99; three replacement cartridges for about $14.99 – $19.49. Venus & Olay will be available starting March 15, 2012 at food, drug, convenience and mass merchandise stores throughout the United States.

Courtney’s Rating: A

Disclaimer: I received these products to test for free through the Influenster VoxBox program.

Gillette Venus ProSkin MoistureRich Razor

Gillette Venus ProSkin MoistureRich Razor

The Venus ProSkin MoistureRich razor is designed with MoistureRich shave gel bars, enhanced with a triple blend of body butters, which create a layer of protection for your skin with every stroke.

Included in my Influenster Cosmo Voxbox was the Venus ProSkin MoistureRich Razor from Gillette with two refill cartridges. Check out Gillette’s website for more information on the razor!

First Impression:

The packaging design is very appealing in soft blue tones. Once removed from the package, I initially was skeptical of the razor. I don’t have much experience with gel or soap bars, but this one definitely looked flimsy, and I expected the soap to immediately fall off as soon as I started shaving. Despite my doubts, I attached my new shaver to its suction hanger and waited for the morning to try it out.


I first decided to shave under my arms, luckily I hadn’t for the last few days, and so the timing was perfect to test out the razor. With the first stroke, I was not impressed and ready to write off the Venus razor, but within the next few tries, my armpits were silky, smooth and hairless. I can honestly say that this was the most pleasant experience with shaving I have had in a long time. I was shocked at how close the razor shaved! Legs were next and it was the same results, the gel left my legs smooth and smelling fresh. And on a more personal level, the razor even did a decent job on the bikini line and pubic hair areas. (Although, Venus has a Bikini Trimmer that might be useful for those specific areas.) The only downside I can see is that the attached soap seems to be used rather quickly, and buying refill cartridges could get pricey. But I suspect this is common with any gel bar razors, and the smooth finish might be worth the extra cost.

Bottom Line:

The Gillette Venus ProSkin MoistureRich Razor is definitely a great option for shaving and after experiencing such a pleasant shave, I don’t think I will ever be able to go back to plain razors. I will, no doubt, be purchasing refill cartridges in the future.  You can purchase the package set of 1 Venus® ProSkin™ MoistureRich® Women’s Refillable Razor, 2 Razor Blade Refill Cartridges, and 1 shower hook for under $10 and subsequent refill cartridges cost about $15 for a 4-count pack.

Courtney’s Rating: A

Disclaimer: I received these products to test for free through the Influenster VoxBox program.