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The best electric shavers and trimmers

Fed up with disposable razors? We’ve found the best tools for getting that well-groomed look

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03 February 2017

lean shaven or hirsute, whatever your preferred look, it's a necessary evil to take a shaver to your face at least once in a while.

With the array of advanced technolog electric shavers on the market now, sorting out your face needn't be the arduous task it once was. Cordless, vacuuming and fac contouring are just some of the bells and whisltes available.

Braun Series 3 3080 Rechargeable Wet & Dry Shaver

Suitable for use in or out of the shower, this convenient shaver has improved MicroComb technology to get the hair into the cutters quickly. With only an hour’s charge, it’ll work for up to a week and the travel pouch will keep it safe in transit. The smart tool features floating head technology, which tracks the curves of your face for effortless accuracy, delivering a smooth and clean shave.

£139.99, Boots, Buy it now

Philips S9000 Shaver

A great choice for perfectionists, the Series 900 flexes in 8 different directions to ensure complete coverage in fewer strokes. There’s a cleansing brush attachment to help tackle pesky in-growing hairs plus a clever precision trimmer for achieving the perfect moustache or sideburns.

£184.99, John Lewis, Buy it now

Remington MB6550 Vacuum Beard and Grooming Kit

Keep facial hair under control with this mess-free grooming kit. Ideal for shaping the goatee and moustache areas, the cordless trimmer comes with an adjustable comb for different lengths and styles. The easy-clean vacuum chamber means you don’t need to worry about messy hairs on the sink and you can use the styler for up to 60 minutes before it needs charging.

£44, Amazon, Buy it now

BaByliss For Men 7420U Super Groomer

For those who like to keep their beard looking sharp, the 5 detachable heads on this BaByliss model will make it easy to maintain your style. With the option to use it plugged in or cordless, it’s a versatile piece of kit bound to become a travel essential. Electro-chemically engineered blades make for precise cutting, reducing the likelihood of stubble irritation.

£59.99, John Lewis, Buy it now

Panasonic ES-RF31-S511 Cordless Mens Shaver

Want a super-close shave without irritation? Turn to this versatile Panasonic shaver complete with a pop-up trimmer for maintaining your goatee, sideburns or moustache. Featuring a 10,000 rpm motor, the powerful tool’s 4 Nano-edged stainless steel blades capture even the tiniest hairs for an ultra-smooth finish.

£210, Littlewoods, Buy it now

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