best electric shaver

Best electric shaver for men.

rotaryFace it, we are all very busy and more than often we don’t have an opportunity to have a proper shave.  This used to be a challenge for most men but then along came the wonder that is the electric shaver.  This little beauty revolutionised how we men can still look awesome while rushing around town from place to place, scrambling to get into work before we are late, or on the off chance that we are too lazy to bother to have a shave first thing in the morning.  Today we are going to review the best electric shaver.

When we started on our epic quest to find the best electric shaver for men we were hit with a wall of information and far too many choices, so bing…  we decided to craft this awe-inspiring list of our favorite top electric shavers and share it here.

Awesome guide to the best electric shaver for men

PictureBrandTypePriceRating
Braun Series 7 790cc-4 Electric Shaver with Cleaning Centre
Foil$$$$4.7 Stars
Braun Series 3 340s-4 Rechargeable Wet and Dry Foil Electric ShaverFoil$4.3 Stars
Philips PowerTouch PT720 Rechargeable Electric ShaverRotary Head$4.5 Stars
Philips TT2040 Rechargeable All-in-One Bodygroom ProFoil$4.2 Stars
Philips AquaTouch AT890/20 Wet and Dry Rechargeable Electric Shaver with Pop Up TrimmerRotary Head$$4.3 Stars
Panasonic Premium ES-RF31 Wet and Dry Four-Blade Men's ShaverFoil$4.3 Stars

Philips PowerTouch Pro PT920 Rechargeable Electric Shaver with Travel PouchRotary Head$$4.4 Stars
Philips SensoTouch RQ1275/17 Gyroflex 3D Electric ShaverRotary Head$$$4.5 Stars

Remington R95 Travel ShaverRotary Head$4.3 Stars
Povos Mens Electric Shaver Cordless 3 Head Rotary IPX7 WaterproofRotary Head$5.0 Stars

 

Types of Electric Razors

Electric shavers come in many shapes and sizes and have two different types of shaving action.

best electric shaverOne style is the rotating multi head action that comes on most if the excellent philips range.  These replaceable rotating shaving heads provide a very smooth and comfortable shave time and time again.  Seen by many as the ultimate mens shaver the rotary has been around for quite a while now and has always sold well.

The technology has not changed too much over the years due to the quality shave you get by using one of these beauties.  Of course like everything else due to wear and tear the shaving heads will eventually wear out and become dull, but fear not…  you can just buy a set of replacement rotary shaving heads.

You simply pop off the old ones – disposing of them sensibly, clean out the internal mechanism and add in a bit of lube or grease, and then click on the new rotary head set.  Couldn’t be easier really.  You are not set for another very comfortable shave.

best electric shaverThe other style is the foil type shaving head.  This shaver has an elongated foil head protecting a series of oscillating blades that cross cut your facial hair.  The foil style sort of came about from designs by Braun – seen by many as one of the top electric razor brands.

This style also provides a clean quality shave you can rely on and you can perform on the move.  Handy to throw into the gym bag or laptop bag for a quick spruce up before that important meeting.

Both styles perform superbly so its just a matter of taste as to which one you prefer or invest in.

We are not here to debate on which is the better of the two styles, the choice is really up to you and your preference.  Check out this video for a more in-depth look at how each of the electric shavers work.

Electric Advantages

There are a few key points and advantages to using an electric shaver at all.  One of the first reasons is they are very handy.  You can pick up one of the rechargeable electric razors for small enough money and keep it in the car, office desk or gym bag.  Its great to be able to just grab a quick shave whenever it suits you really.

Time saver.  You can shave on the go, in the shower, at your desk…  If you are like me and a bit lazy at times then this is going to be a bit of a life saver.

Ease of use and longevity/durability.  I’m not a bit fan of DIY or any sort of maintenance so the electric shaver suits me down to the ground.  It just works all the time, and whilst you may have to replace the shaving heads once in a blue moon its a relatively simple task to perform.  Certainly beats shaving with a blunt disposable razor because you forgot to buy a new set of blades.

The epicgrooming.com Top five electric Razor Mega Review

First up is the Philips SensoTouch RQ1275/17 Gyroflex 3D Electric Shaver.  While not the cheapest electric shaver on the market it is certainly one of the best.  It gives a really close shave every time and the handy trimmer head is epic for a bit of manscaping…  It has a rechargeable battery that lasts for a couple of weeks when you use it for a quick shave.  It works both wet and dry and doesn’t give you any of that nasty razor burn either.

The 3D contouring head follows the shape of your face as you shave giving you a much closer shave every time.

Very easy to clean and maintain, looks cool and performs well enough to make it into our top five.


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