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[Shoppers Drug Mart] Gillette Fusion 5 Sale

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[Shoppers Drug Mart] Gillette Fusion 5 Sale

On Saturday July 7 and Sunday July 8 Shoppers drug mart has a deal for spend $125 and get 45000 bonus points (which is essentially worth $45 in credit).
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There is also a sale on Gillette razors 4 packs to buy 2 get 1 free.
I scoped it out and The cost of a fusion 5 4 pack is a bit overpriced at 23.49 each but if you buy 6 it adds up to:
6*23.5=$141+tax.
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With the 45000 points it works out to about $96+ tax.

With the free packs you end up with 3 more boxes.
So you end up with 9*4=36 blades.
Essentially it costs $96/36 or $2. 67+tax a razor
On Amazon a 12 pack costs $45+tax
This works out to about $45/12 or $3.75+tax a razor

Now here is a bit of YMMV if you want to try to go further.
On the proctor and gamble website there is $2 off coupons for each 4 pack of Gillette fusion razors you buy.
Print off 6 of those and if it is honored it will be $129. The effective cost would be 2.33 a razor.
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https://www.pgeveryday.ca/tag/printable-coupons

Also for reference proglide is 30.49 and proshield is 33.99 if you prefer those. They don't quite seem as good of a deal though.
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Apr 13, 2009
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True RFD post.
I skip this deal, but great work with all math an explored alternatives!
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I started using those safety razors recently, and cannot believe no one told me about them before. The amount of money i wasted on these overpriced gilletes man i feel stupid. Only thing its good for is shaving pubes
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zajacik99 wrote:
Jul 7th, 2018 4:06 pm
True RFD post.
I skip this deal, but great work with all math an explored alternatives!
+1....great post including the cost per cartridge, mention of the coupons, etc.

That being said, I will also pass as I have a decent supply of Proshields and even with that, I am trying to transition to single edge (and perhaps eventually, double edge) razors to help shave off some of the cost of this daily chore.
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Jan 5, 2010
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This is a good deal. I prefer the Proglide razors and Costco usually has the best deal when they have a sale.
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May 23, 2018
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I will buy it for my husband. He use these blades
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ilapastel wrote:
Jul 7th, 2018 4:31 pm
I started using those safety razors recently, and cannot believe no one told me about them before. The amount of money i wasted on these overpriced gilletes man i feel stupid. Only thing its good for is shaving pubes
Hmm Thinking Face I’m curious...what safety razor do you use. How much are they etc. Thanks

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