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Men's electric razors question

OK, I've been shaving with a razor all my life and get tired of it.
My question is: What electric razors are out there that someone has had great success with?
Which one do you think really works?
TexChikF Best Comment
Braun wet and dry electric foil . 馃槈
RoosterM
@TexChik Now we're talking!
TexChikF
@helenS yep , that one works . His face is very smooth after using that one .
TexChikF
@Rooster that one does the best job

helenS36-40, F
Real men use razor blades. 馃槕
helenS36-40, F
@olderuncle944 It's certainly a valid and interesting question, to be discussed separately somewhere else.
olderuncle94470-79, M
@helenS does that mean in a private message ?
PeachesF
@Rooster Well hope someone helps you pick out something easier to use. 馃獟馃槸
Nanori26-30, F
Real men use fire
Phillips . It's the best
basilfawlty8931-35, M
@mysteryespresso I'd second this. I've always had good results with Phillips. I'd also recommend Wahl.
RoosterM
@Pretzel Coffeequeen??
Thanks for the tips.
Pretzel61-69, M
@Rooster oh, and one last tip - the ones with the built in sideburn trimmers come in handy
DeWayfarer61-69, M
Go for one that sells good yet cheaper blades and screens.

I actually use a hair shaver for when I have a beard. Then use a Philips razor for close shaving. Yet even then the blades and screens I have to replace yearly.

Note electric shavers are no different than any blade. They all require sharping or replacement.
bowman81M
I have tried most of them....and still shave with a blade. Yep old WWII era double edged safety razor. I have found no electric razor that will give me a decent shave.
RoosterM
@bowman81 That's what I'm afraid of!
GeniUs56-60, M
Depends on your skin, I'm fair skinned (I don't know if this is the problem) and no electric razor works as well as wet shaving (Ok I haven't tried them all but I stopped after 3). I hate to advertise for free but I would recommend a Gillette Fusion 5, haven't cut myself with it using it properly, I did when I was trying to shape my facial hair. And it gives a really smooth shave whether from daily use or from long stubble.
RoosterM
@GeniUs I'm just the opposite. Rough beard after only a couple of days. Bummer.
IwillwaitM
No,all Electronic Razors, suck.
RoosterM
@Iwillwait I don't know about that! I bought the one that TexChik said and love it! Works great!
IwillwaitM
@Rooster my hair is too course far any caliber razor unless an actual razor.
TrunkZ56-60, M
I have found that the electric razors with 3 rotary heads works the best. I currently use a waterproof rechargeable one, which I can use in the shower with soap to save time. I have had success with all the major brands and currently a no name brand that I got on sale for $25 on Amazon which came with other useful attachments.
wildbill8336-40, M
hair clippers, Braun cordless (no annoying cord, easy to clean and sharpen)

beard trimmer, Remington cordless with vacuum (I've went through dozens of beard trimmers, this is the only one that's held up for several years now, and the vacuum actually works well)
wildbill8336-40, M
for complete/close shaves, straight razor & safety razor (a good quality one, preferably German steel, not some pos made out of chinesium) still reign king
checkoutanytime41-45, M
When ever I try beard trimmers, I'm not satisfied, and end up buzzing it all done, so I just use a Wahl electric clipper. It works for me, bc I don't shave regularly.
RoosterM
@checkoutanytime Don't have a beard but just looking for a razor that shaves my face.
checkoutanytime41-45, M
@Rooster I think Braun makes a quality tri-head ravor, that's rather in expensive. If that's your preference, I never use straight ravors, so I'm not sure about them.
RoosterM
@checkoutanytime Used straight razors all my life. Just tired of the time and mess. Braun is a good brand.
MrBrownstone41-45, M
I鈥檝e used a few. To me they are all basically the same. However using a pre-electric shave lotion on your face first makes for a really smooth shave.
RoosterM
@MrBrownstone Thank you. Hadn't thought of that!
MrBrownstone41-45, M
@Rooster Makes a big difference. No tugging of your hair when using a lotion and you can get really close shave.
RoosterM
@MrBrownstone Excellent!
Synyster51-55, M
Many years ago I used a Philips three head electric razor, did the job but nothing compared to a blade. For the past 10 years, I've been using a 4/5 blade Gillette razor and it works very well for me.
smiler201256-60, M
{@rooster] no i tried one when i first shaving in my teens with an electric razor when it was mere bum fluff . give it up and went onto wet shaving feel i get a closer shave that way
Stereoguy56-60, M
Good morning 馃尀鈽曗槙鈽 I have never tried one before.
RoosterM
@Stereoguy Been many many years since I tried one. Yesterday was a good example. Got called to the dispensary and I needed a quick shave first. Not happening.
Stereoguy56-60, M
@Rooster I understand. My wife has one she uses for her legs. She uses a Braun.
LunarOrbit56-60, M
@Rooster Phillishave. No matter which one you use, your skin needs to be conditioned. It will take a couple of weeks of use to toughen your skin. Electrashave helps but is smells and is pricey
bookerdanaM
Norelco used to make good ones;the last one i got was a cheapo Norelco and less good
Zonuss41-45, M
They work. Just like a clippers does also.Less effort. Less time. Problem solved. 馃檪
LostNForgotten31-35, M
I have sensitive skin so I use a single blade razor with shaving gell.
Rose041531-35, F
My husband uses a Remington and he loves it.
MarineBob56-60, M
Norelco was good enough for Dad
SW-User
Grow the beard. You won't regret it.
Mikeawesome198636-40, M
I use a Philips electric razor, but that's only because I want to have a short beard. So I select what length I want and then run it over my face (and other bits) and it makes it all even.
Panasonic..but Braun is good
basilfawlty8931-35, M
In all honesty, I just use a beard trimmer or a hair clipper. Without the guard, it's pretty much clean shaven. I never clean shave though, because my skin gets easily irritated.
RoosterM
@basilfawlty89 I understand.
uncalled451-55, M
I use Panasonic. Never used a blade. One thing about electrics is that they are a personal thing--what works for me might not for you.

 
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