A: The handle is textured. You can't really tell from the photo. I haven't used mine yet, but the handle isn't as smooth as it looks, and I think Bevel ought to make that more clear from their description, because I think a lot of potential users, especially the women shaving in the shower or tub, are looking at it, and not wanting to take the risk of dropping it all the time.
A: Yes. Any of them will work.
A: This safety razor is great for women. It gives a much closer shave than a disposable razor. If you're thinking about switching, you will not regret it.
A: The handle is about 4 inches long. A bit on the longer size, but the handle has weight to it, so it does help. The Bevel razor is excellent