Here is a great vegetable slicer to have! This professional grade slicer by V-Blade is very easy to use for any amateur in the kitchen. The lime green color gives it style and the interchangeable inserts give you a variety of slice sizes for your veggies. The sizes are 6x6mm (julienne), 3×3(julienne), 1.5mm(slices), and 3.5mm(slices), the inserts will determine the thickness of your veggie that you are using. There is also a hand guard to prevent you from cutting yourself while prepping your meal, this is a huge safety plus! And the push button release makes it a breeze to switch out the inserts. To wash simply wash the V-blade like any other dish but proceed with caution due to the sharp blades. There is no negative associated with this product. Have fun making carrot slices, fresh potato chips, or whatever kitchen venture that you will have in the future!