This foil shaver earned The Best rating from the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute because it produced the closest, most comfortable shave. The Best model's foils generate subtle vibrations that lift hair follicles and enable the five blades (the most in the industry) to cut below the skin, leading panelists to say it provided, "an extraordinary close shave" and cut as close as "a barber's straight razor." Unlike lesser shavers that required "several more passes along the jawbone," The Best model reached "every nook and cranny without a problem." While other shavers produced excessive noise and caused skin irritation, The Best model generated a gentle whir and cut hairs without pulling or nicking the skin, leading one panelist to say it was "the most comfortable electric razor I have ever used." The waterproof shaver can be used in the shower, its base automatically cleans and dries the head, and provides up to 15 three-minute shaves after a one-hour charge. Includes one cleaning cartridge. 6 1/4" H x 2 3/4" W x 2" D. (7 oz.)
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Clean as a Laser Razor
from Seattle, WA
Never looked forward to shaving, until now.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Wild Bill
from Orlando FL
It is the best!
By the wife
from columbus, oh
Purchased this for my husband for Christmas last year becaues it advertised as not only the best, but the quietest...although still to loud for me he loves it and claims it's the best electric razor he has ever owned..
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from Pasadena, TX
Razor works well. I cannot compare to other electric razors as this is my first one. So far not really impressed. Gave it only 4 stars, as it does not shave as close as my normal razor.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Only had it a few days
Only had it a few days but it lives up to all good things said about it. Never had an electric shaver that could be used wet(with soap or shaving cream);it takes getting used to. The comment with it that it should be used for a month before really judging is sound advice. One's beard adapts to certain shaving patterns and those patterns have to be changed with a new razor of any kind. In the few days I've had it, it is apparent that it does better wet. The final result is as stated: extremely close and smooth. Wonderful. I can see that certain areas of face will take longer to adjust to the razor and how I use it, but am making progress. What is appealing is that one can simply wet face and run a bar of favorite soap over it, work up a slight lather and shave. The cream facilitates the slide of the razor. Dry, it seems to not operate as smoothly; depends on condition of skin, I suppose, in terms of friction between face and razor. Overall it is a pleasant, interesting, personal grooming experience. The cleaning unit works very well, though perhaps a bit noisy. Traveling, one can easily use hot water, running razor under it with top removed.
By testing technician
from Sacramento, California
Used with Dr Bronner's organic shaving gel in shower. No longer need a mirror, nor is feeling for whiskers necessary. Faster, much smoother. Three shaves was enough to figure out that a sufficient pressure, not heavy pressure, with multiple passes in appropriate directions, is best.
Gentleman's Foil Shaver
from Fayetteville, NC
It seems like a good choice.
Believe the hype! It's the BEST!
from Alberta, CA
Husband hates shaving but has to do it every day for work. When he needed a new shaver, I went right to Hammacher Schlemmer for their recommendation because I knew it would be the BEST and it is! He is very impressed and the shave is very close with no irritation.
Another Hammacher Schlemmer Success
from Woodstock, NY
I had the previous model of this razor and loved it. When I upgraded I couldn't believe it was even better. This is, without a doubt, the best electric razor I have ever used in sixty years of shaving with electric razors.
Great shave, great service by Hammacher
from Scottsdale, AZ
Received 4 days after placing order...terrific!
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