Billie is a razor and shave product delivery service for women that sends products based on how often you shave. Your first shipment contains one handle and two cartridges, a magnetic wall holder, and other optional accessories. Every shipment thereafter is four replacement cartridges. This company advertises its razors as being half the price of its competition. You should receive any shipments within 4-7 business days of ordering.
These razors are marketed to and meant for women. After receiving your first package, which includes a razor, razor holder, and two blades, subsequent shipments from your subscription will contain four replacement cartridges for your razor.
Customers can also buy optional add-ons from the site’s limited shop, such as shave cream, body lotion, and body wash. Shipping on all razor subscription deliveries is free, and any other purchase from the shop is free over $15.
Getting started with the razors is very easy. To start, just click on the “get started” banner on their website. From there, the website will prompt you to take a small quiz which involves choosing a razor color and picking how often you’ll receive replacement cartridges.
Next, you’ll be prompted to (optionally) choose other products to add on to your order. Once you’ve chosen your products, you simply checkout with your billing and shipping information and your subscription is good to go!
This women’s razor box’s simplicity makes it unique. They offer one shave cartridge and one handle (in different colors, of course) and it works for all women. They provide a flat price and a simple, free delivery system. The few extras that they do have available are environmentally-conscious and inexpensive.
Another unique aspect, the company has made it a priority to advocate for women everywhere, regardless of whether or not they shave, and they donate 1% of their revenue to women’s causes across the world. The company was created to combat the “pink tax” that women pay when buying razors.
These razors always cost $9, no matter what. This goes for your first shipment that includes the razor itself and the wall mount, as well as every cartridge refill you receive after that (unless you add additional products to your order, of course). Your first shipment contains two cartridges, while each one thereafter has four.
Extra products such as shaving cream, body lotion, and body soap, and other miscellaneous shower items are also available on their website.
Razor cartridge deliveries are sent monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly, and deliveries are as follows:
According to the plentiful reviews available online, the company does its job well. Their razor has been featured in Allure magazine where it won the Best of Beauty award for 2018, and its reviews have graced the pages of many a magazine and website. Their Facebook page, where they have over 50,000 followers and likes, is also overflowing with stellar reviews.
We tried to find any unhappy reviews, but we didn’t have that much luck! One Billie Razor review on Facebook stated that their website was recently having issues, but we couldn’t replicate the issue ourselves. Another reviewer complained of long shipping times. However, we were unable to find much else in the way of unhappy Billie Razor reviews – most of them were glowing!
Among the women who left a Billie Razor review, most were very satisfied with the quality of the shave, the smoothness of the cartridge, and the satisfying lack of cuts and bumps post-shave. Customer service also seems to be excellent, and they provide a lot of flexibility with altering deliveries or skipping shipments. However, they don’t have a large presence on Trustpilot, HighYa, or the BBB.
Here's a recent unboxing video from Moriah Amanda:
Here are some of the most common questions that people ask about this shave club for women.
To cancel your subscription, email support at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (888) 820-7422, and someone will help you cancel your plan.
If you have too many cartridges, but you don’t want to cancel your subscription, you can modify how often you receive cartridges under the “My Account” section of the website. You can choose to skip a shipment from here, too.
You can contact customer service in the same way as the section above – by emailing them at email@example.com or calling (888) 820-7422. Help is available from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM ET every day.
Your products’ shipment date is determined based on when you started your subscription. For example, if you first purchased your razor on the 28th of a month, your subsequent shipments would also be sent out on or around the 28th.
The company recommends that you replace your razor head after seven shaves. According to the website, everyday shavers should set refills to be delivered every month. Those who shave a few times a week are recommended to receive refills every two months, and those who shave once per week are advised to get refills once every three months.
The razor comes with five steel blades made in the USA. The shave cartridges are surrounded by a coconut-based carbon moisturizer and skin protectant to ensure the best possible shave. In addition, the set contains a magnetic holder to keep your razor dry and out of the way, and the razor handle was designed in the USA to be stylish and ergonomically-shaped.
This company’s main competitor for women’s razor subscriptions is Venus. While Venus’ most basic package starts at $10 for only three blades, you must upgrade in order to receive the same quality cartridges. A five-blade razor head with a similar soap surround as Billie’s standard razor from Venus starts at $15, while the extra-sensitive version is $17.
Billie was founded in 2017 by Georgina Gooley and Jason Bravman, a year after they first conceived of the idea. They’re now part of a team of eleven employees.
Georgina Gooley received her Masters in Cross-Disciplinary Art and Design from the University of New South Wales in Australia. She received her Bachelor’s from the University of Sidney in Australia. Before co-founding the company, she worked a variety of jobs, including a PR and Media Relations Officer in Sydney, Australia, an English tutor, and various business management roles.
Jason Bravman received his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and his BA from Tufts University. Before co-founding the company, he worked as the vice president of Deutsche Bank.
You can see their most recent video, which promotes the acceptance of women’s body hair, below:
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