This Was An Electric Razor (And Face Massager!) in 1926

As electricity invaded American homes in the 1920s, everything imaginable was becoming electrified. From electric clocks and coffee percolators to electric dishwashers and stand mixers, every gadget was going electric. Even the sacred ritual of shaving one's face was getting the electric treatment, as you can see in… » 11/03/14 3:12pm 11/03/14 3:12pm

Philips Norelco Click & Style Razor: A Warm Welcome To Electric Shavers

If you're taking your first steps out into that brave new world of electric razors, with all the various features and price points, it can all be a bit bewildering. The Philips Norelco Click & Style is for newbies, with everything you could need to start, and nothing more confusing than that. » 2/19/13 2:40pm 2/19/13 2:40pm

Question of the Day: Do You Prefer an Electric or Manual Shaver?

Every other day it seems like a new manual razor is hitting the market advertising "the closest shave ever" by throwing in extra blades or lubed comfort strips. And let's not forget that there are plenty of electric shavers out there if you have sensitive skin or you want to save a little time. As I was shaving my… » 8/18/08 5:00pm 8/18/08 5:00pm

Norelco Cool Skin Electric Razor, Phallic But Effective

Click to viewWe just got our hands on one of the first Philips Norelco Cool Skin Model 840 razors, set to release in July. With its streamlined blue body and gray trim, along with its tripleheader cutters mounted atop a crazy looking stalk, this is a razor whose appearance is quite different from any we've ever seen. » 6/18/07 3:00pm 6/18/07 3:00pm

Braun Pulsonic—Closest Electric Shave Ever?

The last time I went hands-on with a grooming device I was trying to grow hair. As life would have it, this time I'm trying to shave it with Braun's new Pulsonic razor. The $239 machine claims it gives the closest shave you can get from an electric razor. How'd it do? Coming from a guy who's been wet-shaving all his… » 5/24/07 7:20pm 5/24/07 7:20pm

Hitachi Rotary: Enough to Abandon Blades?

Okay metrosexuals, step away from those messy blades and cream and step up to an electric razor that might just remind you of your beloved shaving mess you deal with every morning. The Hitachi Rotary is an electric razor, yes, but its elongated shape might remind you of that old-fashioned razor to which you're so… » 9/28/06 11:49am 9/28/06 11:49am