Most electric shavers that use a rotary blade have them in sets of threes to make them more efficient at quickly hacking through your scruff, but it also means they can be pretty big. This compact alternative uses just a single rotary blade instead, so while it will take considerably longer to shave your entire face,…
There's a huge library of shaving product coverage across our network, but most of it revolves around choosing the right blade or method. Today we want to find the best shaving cream, so head for the comments section and nominate your choice.
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Half of what makes a paper cut so annoying and awful is that it comes from a seemingly safe and innocuous material. But designer Nadeem Haidary wants to change your opinion on the much hated accidental paper cut by harnessing it for good through an origami razor that can purportedly shave faces.
Today I found out how to drastically increase the life of your shaver razor blades, such as Gillette or Schick brand razors. This trick is incredibly simple and just as incredibly effective. It will also save you a nice chunk of change over time and make all your dreams come true.
Gillette just pulled back the curtain on its latest innovation, and guess what: It's not more blades. It's actually a new type of handle that swivels, inspired by men making funny faces when they shave. Gillette says this so-called FlexBall Technology is "shaving rebuilt." I'm not convinced.
Removing unwanted body hair has been a part of human hygiene since the dawn of history. Over the centuries, this practice has served to denote everything from high-ranking social status to acts of contrition. And as the tradition of shaving has evolved in step with global culture, so too have the tools of the trade.
In the competitive electric razor market it's more than just the number of blades that makes one model better than another. For example, Panasonic's new ES-LV65-S packs a five-blade cutting system, but that's not why those of us with impossibly thick beards will want one. The razor's also got a built-in sensor that…
I was at a friend's house the other day and I noticed that she and her roommates all use electric toothbrushes. There were three of them charging in a row on the windowsill. With all the electric razors, bathroom scales, hairdryers and weird electric face cleansing scrubby things out there I started wondering if I…
If you're absolutely fanatical about keeping the lines of your beard or goatee clean and symmetrical, you probably tossed your old razor after seeing that Philips is introducing a trimmer with a built-in laser-projected guide. The StyleXpert Beardtrimmer 9000 takes your obsessive grooming routine to the next level;…
Shaving with an electric razor saves you the hassle of dealing with messy shaving cream and dull blades that can leave your face all cut up. But the friction generated by an electric razor's moving blades usually causes the head to heat up, which can in turn irritate a dry face. The only alternative left is to let…
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.
Just because winter's coming on doesn't mean you have to go full-blown Grizzly Adams simply to keep your face warm (they have scarves for that). But if shaving foam and water are too much of a hassle every morning and the thought of having a stranger flick a six-inch long blade about your jugular area leaves you…
At a time when robots vacuum our floors and make love to our wives, isn't it a bit backwards to drag razor blades across your face, aided by foamy lubricant and water? Electric razors are great—here's the best.
Unlike a lot of the crazy concepts we feature, the Carzor (credit card-shaped razor) can actually be bought—and for only $17, too. The razor/mirror tucks into wallest for scraggly-faced emergencies in the office or public bathroom.
I'm still a Gilette Fusion man myself—more blades, more better!—but I might finally switch to an electric shaver after reading the carbon footprint breakdown: Electric razors use 30x less energy.
Maybe some tools aren't old-fashioned. Maybe they're just perfect. The inevitable tapering toward only the necessary, the honing away of all distraction. The machine at its most simple. After that, what? Easy: mass production.
It's times like these that I'm glad I'm a woman and never have to shave my face. Hopefully it'll stay that way when I'm 60, otherwise I'll be looking down the barrel of a butterfly razor like this one.