Electric shavers, ever use one?

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  1. rnoldh

    rnoldh Senior member

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    Someone just gave me an electric razor for a gift.

    I suppose I'll try it, but it's hard to imagine switching from a razor shave.

    Is anyone a user and fan of electric shavers?
     


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    Thracozaag Senior member

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    One word: Braun
     


  3. caelte

    caelte Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I have a Braun I use when I actually have a job.

    It's been a couple of decades now since I had a real job, but if you've got sensitive skin and a tough beard, an electric can serve you well.
     


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    DNW Senior member

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    I have been using a Braun as well, the 7500 series. They're okay when you need a quick shave, but I can never get as close a shave as I could with just good old Gillette Mach 3. With that said, I use them more often because they're quicker, and I don't need a baby-butt smooth shave.
     


  5. SoulPatcher

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    Yeah, I use it for work and for "I just need to not be scriffly" moments. Very cool to have one. Remember to go in circles to get a closer shave!

    Nothing beats manual razors for baby bottom smoothness. Nothing.
     


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    imageWIS Senior member

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    Yeah, I use it for work and for "I just need to not be scriffly" moments. Very cool to have one. Remember to go in circles to get a closer shave!

    Nothing beats manual razors for baby bottom smoothness. Nothing.


    Um, hot wax. Not that I would recommend it. Ouch.

    Jon.
     


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    Um, hot wax. Not that I would recommend it. Ouch.

    Jon.


    Hurts just thinking about it. Combined with the baby bottom concept, thats a hard sell...

    Yikes.
     


  9. grimslade

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    I hate them. They leave little strange stray whiskers and in the end, the hassle of trying to get those stragglers leaves your skin at least as irritated as using a blade. I've only used Braun, not Remington.
     


  10. SoulPatcher

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    So leave the strays there, as long as they are small they aren't too noticable.

    Thats what I live by, anyway. Not scriffly + couple of strays > unshaven man-beast.
     


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    Or, you know, just shave like a man. Those strays make people look like hilbillies. YMMV.
     


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    One word: Braun

    What he said!
     


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