Episode 188: Jamal Sims

In this episode Ru is joined by Jamal Sims. They discuss Atlanta, being on Family Feud, When the Beat Drops, finding love, Aladin, Will Smith, Fresh Attraction, as well as working on AJ and the Queen.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

 

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Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $45 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Episode 187: Cecily Strong & Yvette Nicole Brown

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Cecily Strong as well as Yvette Nicole Brown. They discuss Second City, Saturday Night Live, Triscuits, doing commercials, acting, overcoming self doubt and reminding ourselves that health is wealth.

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As usual, your stomach and the rest of your life are at war. You need to eat, but you can’t stop what you’re doing to deal with it, and the only fast things that deliver are NOT what you want. For a limited time, Postmates is giving you $100 of free delivery credit for your first 7 days. To start your free deliveries, download the app today and use code “RU”.

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

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Episode 186: Zoë Kravitz, Erica Ash, & Tim Bagley

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Zoë Kravitz, Erica Ash, & Tim Bagley. They discuss Zoë’s upbringing in showbiz royalty, how Erica broke her back, Tim Bagley’s experience with gay conversion therapy camp, and much more.

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TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $45 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Stitch Fix has re-imagined the way we find and buy clothes! It’s so Convenient – Stitch Fix understands that life gets busy. So just tell ‘em your sizes, your favorite type of clothes, and how much you want to spend— and your personal stylist will pick out clothing for you— based on your preferences!  You can Try Before Buying – If an item doesn’t fit – or you just don’t like it—no worries! Just send it back, free of charge! Hurry to www.stitchfix.com/ru to get started NOW! Keep all 5 items in your box and you’ll get 25% off your entire purchase!

 

Robinhood is an investing app that lets you buy and sell stocks, ETF’s, options, and cryptos- all commission-free. They strive to make financial services work for everyone, not just the wealthy. Non-intimidating way for stock market newcomers to invest for the first time with true confidence. Simple and Intuitive- clear design with data presented in an easy-to-digest way. Robinhood is giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Sign up at rupaul.robinhood.com.

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Episode 185: Gus Kenworthy & Keiynan Lonsdale

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Gus Kenworthy & Keiynan Lonsdale. They discuss skiing, the Olympics, coming out of the closest, “Love, Simon”, The Flash, and following your bliss.

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Boll & Branch has made luxury bedding affordable. Until Boll & Branch, no one challenged the department stores -- so they've been overcharging you for crummy sheets forever and there was no where else to shop. Now, you can buy right from BollandBranch.com and kiss those retail markups goodbye. You'll get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques would be charging for much lesser quality. Go to www.bollandbranch.com and use the offer code Ru for $50 towards a sheet set.

Quip is an electric toothbrush that’s a fraction of the cost of bulkier brushes while still packing just the right amount of vibrations to help clean your teeth. Quip’s subscription plans are for your health – not just convenience. They deliver new brush heads on a dentist-recommended schedule, every three months for just $5 INCLUDING free shipping worldwide. Quip starts at just $25 and, if you go to GETQUIP.COM/RU right now, you’ll get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

Episode 184: Ciara and Kacey Musgraves

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Ciara and Kacey Musgraves. They discuss dieting, the Dave Audé Body Party remix, female artists on country radio, and how Kacey met her husband at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville.

This episode is sponsored by:

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Episode 183: Jenifer Lewis, Cindy Cowan and the Tenison Twins

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Jenifer Lewis, Cindy Cowan, Reneé and Rosie Tenison. They discuss Blackish, quitting smoking, the film business, and living in the Playboy mansion.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

This episode is also sponsored by Casper. Casper is an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. They are a new hybrid mattress that combines premium latex foam with memory foam so they are extra comfortable. They also have a risk free trial and return policy -- try sleeping on a Casper for 100 days, with free delivery and painless returns.

Episode 182: Evening Shade

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss Instagram, Twitter, getting teeth whitening, Jennifer Connelly, Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, Designing Women, Parents, and Bananarama,

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Facetune helps you look like a star and will take your Instagram or social media to the next level! You can get much more realistic looking results, really easily. Though subscribing and becoming VIP is worth it! You get a ton more tools that make it worthwhile: Face, Eyes, Heal, Auto, Backdrop, Relight, Glitter, Touch up, to name a few. Right now, What’s the Tee listeners can go to www.facetuneapp.com/ru on their iPhones to get Facetune2 VIP for free for a month.

Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Episode 180: An Adventure Down Under

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss Blackpool, an Australia tour story, jury duty, mixing fragrances, The Americans, and Christianity.

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Quip is an electric toothbrush that’s a fraction of the cost of bulkier brushes while still packing just the right amount of vibrations to help clean your teeth. Quip’s subscription plans are for your health – not just convenience. They deliver new brush heads on a dentist-recommended schedule, every three months for just $5 INCLUDING free shipping worldwide. Quip starts at just $25 and, if you go to GETQUIP.COM/RU right now, you’ll get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

 

Boll & Branch has made luxury bedding affordable. Until Boll & Branch, no one challenged the department stores -- so they've been overcharging you for crummy sheets forever and there was no where else to shop. Now, you can buy right from BollandBranch.com and kiss those retail markups goodbye. You'll get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques would be charging for much lesser quality. Go to www.bollandbranch.com and use the offer code Ru for $50 towards a sheet set.

Episode 179: Thandie Newton

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Thandie Newton. They discuss Thandie’s upbringing, her start in acting, motherhood, how her daughter joined Dumbo, Westworld, growing up in a royal family, her directorial debut, and doing sex scenes.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Greats is Brooklyn's first sneaker company. Greats offer men's and women's styles which are the best, for less. Save 15% on your first purchase at greats.com with the offer code "RU".

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $45 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Episode 178: Lyrical Missteps

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss Burt Reynolds, The Comedian, Edie Falco, Instagram, Nelly, Luther Vandross, and quitting smoking.


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This episode is also sponsored by Casper. Casper is an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. They are a new hybrid mattress that combines premium latex foam with memory foam so they are extra comfortable. They also have a risk free trial and return policy -- try sleeping on a Casper for 100 days, with free delivery and painless returns.

Warby Parker is an incredible online glasses company that makes it easy and affordable to get incredibly styling pair of glasses. Go to warbyparker.com/ru to order you free home try-on today. 

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Episode 177: Kids at the Pool

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss Hector & Delta’s Emmy win, Chess, Sir Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber, EGOT, Michelle’s typing award, partying at Simon Cowell’s house, Babyface, Thandie Newton, the writer’s room, and Jaime.

This episode is sponsored by:

Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of all sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. What's the Tee listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to www.ZipRecruiter.com/ru.

Episode 176: Kathy Najimy

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Kathy Najimy at Drag Con NYC. They discuss the last season of Veep, how they met at an underage gay club in San Diego, the Kathy & Mo show, Sister Act, Hocus Pocus, King of the Hill, and take questions from the audience.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

 

Boll & Branch has made luxury bedding affordable. Until Boll & Branch, no one challenged the department stores -- so they've been overcharging you for crummy sheets forever and there was no where else to shop. Now, you can buy right from BollandBranch.com and kiss those retail markups goodbye. You'll get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques would be charging for much lesser quality. Go to www.bollandbranch.com and use the offer code Ru for $50 towards a sheet set.

Episode 175: Mally Roncal (Live in NYC)

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Mally Roncal at Drag Con NYC. They discuss Mally’s work with Beyoncé, QVC, their makeup line, and take questions from the audience.

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Quip is an electric toothbrush that’s a fraction of the cost of bulkier brushes while still packing just the right amount of vibrations to help clean your teeth. Quip’s subscription plans are for your health – not just convenience. They deliver new brush heads on a dentist-recommended schedule, every three months for just $5 INCLUDING free shipping worldwide. Quip starts at just $25 and, if you go to GETQUIP.COM/RU right now, you’ll get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

Episode 174: Patti LuPoop

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss how Michelle met Patti LuPone, Company, Little House of Horrors, Santa Barbara, Saturday Night Fever the Musical, seeing country music live, ending up in the hospital for not drinking enough water, Gladys Knight, Overboard, Gary Shandling, Mr. Rogers, and Popcorn.

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EverlyWell lets you order tests ranging from Cholesterol to Thyroid to STDs right from the comfort of your own home without having to go anywhere. They make lab tests easy with 30+ at-home kits — from fertility to food sensitivity tests — ordered by you. Our tests offer simple sample collection, free shipping, and physician-reviewed results and insights sent to your device in just days. For 15% off your first order go to EverlyWell right now and use the offer code RU.

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Greats is Brooklyn's first sneaker company. Greats offer men's and women's styles which are the best, for less. Save 15% on your first purchase at greats.com with the offer code "RU".

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $45 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Episode 173: Alyssa Edwards, Marc Jacobs, & Kim Jones

In this episode Ru is joined by Alyssa Edwards, Marc Jacobs, & Kim Jones. They discuss Alyssa’s new Netflix show ‘Dancing Queen’, Alyssa’s new hubby, their time at Louis Vuitton, Kim’s transition to Dior, and Marc’s latest collection.

This episode is sponsored by:

Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

Harry's makes incredible razors at an even more incredible price! Go to Harrys.com/ru for a FREE trial pack.

Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of all sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. What's the Tee listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to www.ZipRecruiter.com/ru.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Episode 172: Rectum Radio

In this episode Ru and Michelle perform their first live What’s the Tee at DragCon New York. They discuss turning intention into existence, the devil’s semen, Ru’s DJ gig, Danny the Wonder Pony, and they take questions from audience members.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

This episode is also sponsored by Casper. Casper is an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. They are a new hybrid mattress that combines premium latex foam with memory foam so they are extra comfortable. They also have a risk free trial and return policy -- try sleeping on a Casper for 100 days, with free delivery and painless returns.

Episode 171: The Emmys

In this episode Ru and Michelle recap their entire experience at the Emmys.

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Quip is an electric toothbrush that’s a fraction of the cost of bulkier brushes while still packing just the right amount of vibrations to help clean your teeth. Quip’s subscription plans are for your health – not just convenience. They deliver new brush heads on a dentist-recommended schedule, every three months for just $5 INCLUDING free shipping worldwide. Quip starts at just $25 and, if you go to GETQUIP.COM/RU right now, you’ll get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

 

Boll & Branch has made luxury bedding affordable. Until Boll & Branch, no one challenged the department stores -- so they've been overcharging you for crummy sheets forever and there was no where else to shop. Now, you can buy right from BollandBranch.com and kiss those retail markups goodbye. You'll get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques would be charging for much lesser quality. Go to www.bollandbranch.com and use the offer code Ru for $50 towards a sheet set.

Episode 170: Don Norman

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Don Norman. They discuss Los Angeles, addiction, The Warmth of Other Suns, his experience at gay bars as a youth, and the police.

This episode is sponsored by:

Greats is Brooklyn's first sneaker company. Greats offer men's and women's styles which are the best, for less. Save 15% on your first purchase at greats.com with the offer code "RU".

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

 

Facetune helps you look like a star and will take your Instagram or social media to the next level! You can get much more realistic looking results, really easily. Though subscribing and becoming VIP is worth it! You get a ton more tools that make it worthwhile: Face, Eyes, Heal, Auto, Backdrop, Relight, Glitter, Touch up, to name a few. Right now, What’s the Tee listeners can go to www.facetuneapp.com/ru on their iPhones to get Facetune2 VIP for free for a month.

Episode 169: Ivana Chubbuck

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Ivana Chubbuck. They discuss Corvettes, Ivana’s childhood, her book “Power of the Actor”, Fina Torres, repurposing pain into art, and Judith Light.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

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This episode is also sponsored by Casper. Casper is an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. They are a new hybrid mattress that combines premium latex foam with memory foam so they are extra comfortable. They also have a risk free trial and return policy -- try sleeping on a Casper for 100 days, with free delivery and painless returns.

Episode 168: Lola & Lillie (Michelle's Daughters)

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Lola and Lillie (Michelle’s daughters). They discuss growing up with Michelle, hitting the teen years, being embarrassed by your mother, depression, finding help, and finding your tribe.

 

This episode is sponsored by:

Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of all sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. What's the Tee listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to www.ZipRecruiter.com/ru.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

 

Harry's makes incredible razors at an even more incredible price! Go to Harrys.com/ru for a FREE trial pack.