This has got to be one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to electric shavers. And it makes perfect sense—after all most men that went for an electric razor did so due to the discomfort caused by shaving with a blade. We take an in depth look at these shavers in our definitive, real-world guide.Continue reading
Choosing an electric razor is not as straight forward as one might think. An often overlooked, but vital aspect is the fact that there isn't a perfect shaver, but one that is right for you and suitable to your particular needs.
Deciding which electric razor to buy is a very personal matter. What may work best for someone won't necessarilly work for you.
Things to consider
- coarseness of the hair
- skin sensitivity
- closeness of the shave
- ease of cleaning and maintenance
- cost and availability of replacement parts
- budget, purchase price and running costs
- versatility, ergonomics and quietness
- … to name just a few.
A straight answer simply can't encompass all of these aspects. And this is where we step in. In our Electric Shaver Reviews we try our best to help you narrow down your options by taking into account all the critical aspects that make a certain razor the right choice for you. In the Articles & Guides section you'll also find in-depth information covering all the important aspects of electric shaving, from tips & tricks to news.
I’ve seen this statement pop-up on message boards and comment sections quite often and usually all electric shavers get an unfair, collective bashing. And I say unfair because in the vast majority of these cases the culprit for the sub-par performance of the shaver can be objectively pinpointed and fixed. The typical scenario involves a […]Continue reading
Even though it was launched in 2011, the Arc 4 line of electric shavers from Panasonic still packs some serious punch. In fact, I think the Arc 4 represents a better option for us — the end users — today than it has in its prime days. In this article we’ll go over the key advantages […]Continue reading
The neck area has always been the Nemesis of a good shave for many men, myself included. More often than not the neck plays a major part in the unpleasant side of shaving: rashes, razor burn, ingrown hairs, irritation. Electric shavers add yet another dimension to the problem: stubborn, stray hairs that are left behind even […]Continue reading
The Philips Norelco 9300 vs 9700 is the battle for the ultimate electric razor in Norelco’s high-end lineup. They incorporate the most advanced technologies that the company currently has to offer, resulting in what are arguably the best performing rotary shavers you can buy today. And that inevitably begs the question: should you choose the […]Continue reading