Electric shavers: Best Buys
Electric shavers are all easy to use but our Best Buys shave closest. And there are big differences between the best and the rest when it comes to shaving performance.
Is your electric shaver getting under your skin?
If your electric shaver gives a patchy finish and leaves your skin sore and irritated, chances are you need a new one. But should you invest in a feature-laden model, or can you spend less to get a close shave?
Which? tests the latest electric shavers from the big brands, ranging in price from a budget-busting £17 to a top-of-the-range +£200. Our latest test results are based on 959 real-life shaves, so we can reveal the best shavers for tackling stubble and taming beards while being kind on skin.
- Our trialists trim with a shaver for two weeks then rate closeness and comfort of cut, so you can be sure your Best Buy electric shaver will deliver a close, gentle shave.
- Our expert lab testers time the number of shaves from a full battery, so you’ll know how many shaves you’ll get before you have to recharge it.
- We reveal the poor-performing electric shavers that will miss hairs, irritate your skin and won’t last you long between charges.
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What makes a Which? Best Buy
We test thousands of products each year at Which? in a controlled environment that enables us to accurately repeat each test on each product - meaning our reviews are directly comparable. We buy the products we test ourselves, and go through great lengths to shape our test programmes to match the way you use the products.
Find out more about how we test products and how we find the models that deserve to be Best Buys in the video below.
Electric shaver reviews you can trust
We’ve tested electric shavers from the top brands in our labs, such as Braun, Panasonic, Philips and Remington. But big name shavers don't always deliver Best Buy results.
Which? is independent - we work for you, the consumer, so you can be sure that our product recommendations are influenced only by our test results. We don't take advertising and we buy all the products that we test ourselves, so our advice helps you to make the right choice first time and avoid costly mistakes.
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- Reviews of 23 electric shavers.
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