Razors, available on store shelves, equipped with the latest technology, manufacturers are trying to use the latest developments. These are extremely accurate devices that adapt to the shape of the face; most models can be used in the shower.
How to choose an electric shaver for men correctly, on what parameters to pay attention to choose a model that fully meets the expectations of men? It is necessary to carefully analyze the parameters of the proposed models in order to correctly choose the option that suits a particular person. Let us consider in more detail what models are offered on the market.
First, let's get acquainted with the basic unit of razors available in stores.
There are 2 types of razors:
In the rotor model, each head is equipped with blades and special covers that separate the blades from the skin. The model is considered extremely accurate, effective.
A standard head consists of knives, shells, and the whole creates a shaving unit. Rotary shavers vary in the number of blades and the principle of operation. It is better to avoid models with two heads, in this case there may be a problem with its adaptation to the shape of the face. The best electric shaver is equipped with 3-4 heads. They perfectly fit to each area of the skin, ensure perfect accuracy.
Some razors use cross-cutting technology (for example, Braun Series 7), the corresponding distribution of rings further expands the shaving field. The shaving heads may stick in the hole and stop working if, for example, they have pressed the face with the razor block too hard.
The main advantages of a rotary electric shaver:
The main disadvantage: rotor models are more expensive than grid ones.
Grid electric shaver is equipped with a special grid with a set of holes located at different angles. The mesh along with the blade set captures hair growing in different directions.The mesh covering the blades ensures skin safety, eliminates the possibility of cuts. Different shavers with 2, 3 blocks:
In modern razors (for example, the Braun 1 series) there are a number of advantages:
The lack of electric shavers (especially with one system) - inaccuracy. Grid models have a problem even with shaving of hair on the face, sometimes it is necessary to use a traditional machine.
In cheaper razors, the net may cost more than a new razor. When choosing a grid model in addition to the price of the device, you need to pay attention to the price of parts that change regularly:
The main advantage is the price, they are usually cheaper than other models.
The type of net razor should be selected for the type of bristle:
There are 3 choices:
The cordless electric shaver has a huge advantage - the lack of a cable that limits movement, movement. You can use the device:
Allowed to shave on the way to work, in the soul of some models of companies: Braun, Panasonic, Philips.
The model has several problem points:
In the wireless mode, electric shavers operate on average for several tens of minutes, so you need to check this factor.Some models have displays showing the time remaining until the batteries are discharged. The usefulness of the solution will be appreciated on a trip.
Wired, network-powered models plug into a power outlet.
Advantages of the model:
An alternative to choosing between a wired and wireless model is devices that combine these 2 functions, including:
When buying a wireless or network electric shaver for traveling, you need to pay attention to whether the selected model is adapted to 110 volts (for example, in the USA, Japan). Some devices automatically adjust to voltage in another country (for example, Panasonic), others have a voltage change switch.
Advantages of the model:
Dry and wet shave is suitable for gel-coated skin. This further reduces the likelihood of irritation.
It is important to consider the resistance of the waterproof shaver to damage. Bathroom - a place where you often have to contact with water. A waterproof shaver will not be damaged by such contacts. When choosing a waterproof razor, you need to pay attention to the manufacturer's instructions, which indicate what kind of immersion this model can withstand. In the case of expensive models, the depth of immersion can be up to 5 meters.
When buying a wireless electric shaver for a man, be sure to pay attention to the battery charging time. This is important because many people forget to connect the equipment to the charger in the evening.In the case of some patterns of problems in the morning will not. Their charging time is so short that it’s enough to plug in the device immediately after getting out of bed, and before leaving the house you can easily shave.
Of course, the charging time should be compared with the time of continuous operation of the device with a single charge. Lower price razors need to be connected to the charger for 8-10 hours to fully charge the batteries. After charging the shaver can work 40-60 minutes.
Modern electric shavers require only 1 hour of charging to achieve the same working time. Operating time depends on the battery. Models with a high price are equipped with modern, fast-charged batteries.
Ultrasound technology is often associated with electric toothbrushes, where it is widely used. The technology is successfully used in modern electric razors. Ultrasonic technology is based on the fact that the head of the device begins to pulsate during operation. The sound vibrations created during rotation are quite intense, their frequency is up to 10,000 vibrations per second.
Advantages of the model:
Many do not like it when the bathroom is a mess. The smaller things in the room, equipment, the easier it is to maintain order. Multifunctional electric shaver saves space. The device has a modular design. It is necessary to turn off the razor module, replacing it with another one, and we get a multifunctional device for modeling a beard and facial care.
A great example of an extra tip is the trimmer. Trimmer may be present in the form:
A beard trimmer shaver is convenient:
An interesting attachment is a razor for the body that allows you to quickly and conveniently get rid of the shortest hair on the chest, back, in the armpits, in the intimate area.
Razors may have some interesting additional features:
Let's sum up
When choosing an electric razor for a man, it is important to choose a model that suits his individual needs, lifestyle.