The One Thing You Need For A Close Shave And No Cuts

There are no rules when it comes to body (or head) hair. Want to let it grow? Go for it. Prefer a clean shave or a buzzcut? Great — but make things easier on yourself by choosing one of the best electric razors on the market, because nobody wants to deal with nicks, scratches, and wounds. Electric shavers are preferable to their flimsier counterparts because they last longer, typically don't require lotions or creams, and are better for sensitive skin.

There are lots of reasons why you might be thinking about investing in a quality electric razor. Your own haircut may require the kind of upkeep you can only get from a razor or trimmer — and a little DIY action in your bathroom can save you tons of money and frequent trips to the salon. Maybe you have a beard, mustaches, or sideburns that need the occasional touch up — or maybe you're fed up trying to shave your bikini area and legs with disposable plastic razors and want to try something heavier-duty and more efficient. You can also use electric shavers to groom your pet, too.

So if you're sick of re-upping on flimsy shavers every few weeks, or want to gift the bearded person in your life with something they'll actually use, check out one of these non-irritating electric razors, below.


An Electric Shaver With Three Different Modes That Works Great On Dense Hair

Braun's Series 7 Electric Shaver, $144, Amazon

If you're trying to shave a dense patch of hair, either on your own body, head or, say, your pet's fur, this electric razor features something called Intelligent Sonic Technology that increases in power when it detects thicker hair that's more difficult to remove. Its ActiveLift trimmer has the ability to — exactly like it says — lift and trim hairs that lay flat, which can include those that grow on the neck, chin, and even ingrowns in the bikini area. But the most impressive thing about this shaver is that offers three different modes, so you can select the one that best suits the body part you're focusing on at that moment.


An Electric Trimmer And Shaver For Buzz Cuts And Light Grooming

Philips Norelco OneBlade Hybrid Electric Trimmer And Shaver, $30, Amazon

Getting the closest shave possible may be the last thing you want. If you're grooming a buzzcut or want to trim down your bikini area without making it totally bare, this affordable electric trimmer and shaver can groom hair of any length. It has a dual-sided blade for precise edging, and its replaceable blade will last you about four months before you'll need to swap it out.


A Wet/Dry Razor With An Almond Oil Strip That You Can Use In And Out Of The Shower

Remington Wet & Dry Rechargeable Electric Foil Shaver, $32, Amazon

Whether you prefer shaving in the shower or on dry land (and on dry skin), this wet and dry rechargeable electric shaver is a multitasking tool with an open blade system that provides a safe, close shave anywhere on your body. Its dual-sided blade lifts longer hair up from the root to more effectively remove them and, if you just so happen to be out of shaving gel, no worries — it boasts a hydrating almond oil strip and antimicrobial additive to prevent nicks and keep your skin moisturized.


A Travel-Friendly Electric Razor With A Floating Head For A Clean Shave

Philips Norelco Travel Electric Shaver, $15, Amazon

Got a major case of wanderlust and need an electric shaver that can get past TSA? This compact cordless shaver fits in any carry-on luggage and has independently floating heads that can be used for up to 60 minutes (it runs on two AA batteries). Its self-sharpening blades ensure it's always clean and ready for action. It even comes with a travel pouch and has automatic worldwide voltage, so you can bring it anywhere you roam.


A 3-Blade Wet/Dry Electric Shaver With A Pop-Up Trimmer

Panasonic 3-Blade Cordless Electric Shaver, $15, Amazon

Use this cordless electric razor on wet or dry skin and feel confident it will provide a safe, smooth shave, thanks to its three-bladed technology and ergonomic handle. The hypoallergenic blades make up something called a floating head system that's specially designed to "float" over the curves of your legs, underarms, and bikini area. And the convenient pop-up trimmer is great for removing long or stray hairs wherever they appear.


An Electric Razor That Comes With 13 Attachments

Philips Norelco Multigroom Series 3000, $16, Amazon

If you require a proper shaving kit, this electric razor with 13 attachments provides every tool you'll need to remove and trim hair. You'll get a steel trimmer and precision trimmer, a nose and ear hair trimmer, six trimming guards, a cleaning brush, and a travel storage bag. Both the blades and guards are simple to detach and rinse, but be aware that reviewers say these are as sharp as they can get — so be careful (especially while shaving certain sensitive areas).

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