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Dollar Shave Club for Women Review + Coupon – February 2018

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Dollar Shave Club for Women February 2018 Box Closed

Dollar Shave Club is a razor and grooming supplies subscription service that allows you to choose the frequency of your deliveries and cancel at any time. They promote themselves with high-quality products at affordable prices.

This is a woman’s review of The Executive monthly replacement cartridges, which is $9 a month.

The replacement cartridges subscription box is shipped in a 100% recyclable envelope and has everything neatly organized in a branded cardboard carton insert. This insert holds the replacement cartridges, the monthly MEL booklet and a promotional piece marketing their Superba Fluoride Toothpaste.

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Dollar Shave Club for Women February 2018 review

About Dollar Shave Club

The Subscription Box: Dollar Shave Club

The Cost: Pricing varies by which plan you choose. There are three plans: The Humble Twin ($1), The 4X ($6), and The Executive ($9)

COUPON: Get your first Starter Set for $5 plus free shipping with this link!

The Products: Razors and Grooming Supplies: Shave, Shower, Hair and Skin Products. You decide which products are in every shipment.

Ships to: U.S., Canada, and Australia

Dollar Shave Club for Women February 2018 Review

Each shipment contains this super fun publication with short articles and seasonal tips. February’s issue focused on love and relationships in the modern age. Engineers for the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel, gave advice on what they’ve learned programming for the app. Another article gives advice from a relationship expect on some of the mundane realities of living together, including sharing a bathroom, your finances, and your bed. Some of her best advice: Be considerate and sympathetic, especially when it comes to some of those less-than-desirable moments. Looking for something a little lighter than relationship advice? Head to the back of the booklet to solve a puzzle and some math problems.

Replacement Cartridges, 4 pack

Adding and removing cartridges is simple, and the pack can be stored anywhere from your shower to the cabinet. I’ve found them to last about two weeks when shaving every other day. I find the quality to be better than Gillette, at just a fraction of the cost.

The Executive razor handle (pictured above, not included in replacement cartridge shipment) is made of mid to heavy-weight materials and has a solid grip on all four sides. It maneuvers well along curves, even without a swivel head, so no need to fear those little nicks and cuts due to slipping. It gives a smooth, close shave and doesn’t cause any razor burn, even in sensitive areas. Adding a shaving cream on my legs, especially Dr. Carver’s Easy Shave Butter (received in my first shipment but can be added to refill shipments for $8) made a big difference to how long the shave lasted and I didn’t need to lotion afterward. 

The Verdict: Dollar Shave Club provides great products and at reasonable prices. I’m such a fan of this subscription box. Personally, I don’t need 4 replacement cartridges every month, so I love the option for bi-monthly shipments. I also appreciated the minimalistic approach to packaging; the carton size was small and fit in my mailbox, so there wasn’t much to store until recycling day. Ultimately, I found this to be a great deal and I look forward to exploring their other products in the future!

To Wrap Up:

Can I still get this box if I sign up today? This was a cartridge refill box and is fully customizable for each order. Find their list of products here.

Coupon – Get your first Starter Set for $5 plus free shipping with this link!

Check out all of our Dollar Shave Club reviews and more shaving and personal care boxes in the Women’s Subscription Box List!

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Written by Kim Keating-Best

Kim Keating-Best

I was first introduced to subscription boxes when I bumped into Bluum for my little one but quickly discovered new favorites like Hello Fresh and Scentbird. I love boxes that add a fun twist to the normal day-to-day activities and anything I can share with my family.

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.


  1. I am a subscriber but I did not know there is a woman’s box. I looked around and didn’t see anything about it. Is this review about a DSC regular box or a special woman’s box?

    • Good point, Katie. This is a female perspective of the regular DSC box.

  2. Count me in the club that loves this sub! My fiancé started ordering and I found myself always covering his razor so he started buying two packs of cartridges where we could both use it and oh my goodness they are the best razors ever! So smooth and it takes half the time to shave now!

    • Smart move on buying two sets of cartridges! No need to share when it’s so reasonably priced.

  3. I love DSC. So much better than the store brands I was buying. I love the heavy handles! I have both the 6- and 4- blade but prefer the 6- blade. I’m never going back to buying razors at the grocery store.

    • Agreed. I love that it’s one less thing to remember when I’m out shopping, too.

  4. Thanks for writing this review!! I’ve been debating between DSC and Billie to help combat razor burn and treat my irritable, dry skin better. I’d so be interested if you wrote a Billie review to compare the services!

    • I haven’t, but it might be something we can do in the future. Great suggestion!

  5. Unfortunately, when I hit the link for the coupon, I get that lovely spinning circle that won’t allow the page to open. I don’t know if this is a glitch on MSA’s end, or Dollar Shave’s end? I wish it would open for me to order this tho 🙁

  6. I love this sub too! I have the executive and the 4 blade ones and like each.

    • That’s awesome. I haven’t tried the 4-blade yet, but it’s nice to hear positive feedback ahead of time.

  7. This is a great sub!! I originally got it for my son over a year ago but have since bought a second handle for myself. The razors last me about 2 weeks so I changed to bimonthly shipping. We also purchase the shave butter on a regular basis and have purchased shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hand cream, hair gel, tooth paste and can say that we’ve been impressed.

    • The bi-monthly option is a big win for me, too. It’s great to hear you love so many of their products! I’m excited to try more of them.

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