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Gray Villadsen

Bio Statement Men shave to keep their appearance clean and to keep their faces feeling smooth. And for a man to do this, he has to find the perfect electric shaver to meet his needs. Electric shavers have oscillating or rotating blades to trim the area of hair. These types of shavers usually do not need the use of shaving cream, soap or water.

It is a handy gadget that usually runs on batteries and may also run on a normal power outlet. The right razor may give the kind of shave a normal disposable razor may give. Electric razors can cut your preparation time in the morning especially if you are a person who tends to do things in a rush. Aside from , an electric razor is so easy to use and practical because of its "plug and play" instructions.

There are two types of electric shavers. It is critical to be familiar with them to get the one that will suit you and give you the best shave. The first type is the foil electric shaver. This type has one or two heads designed to glide over the facial contours. Its cutters oscillate behind a perforated screen with the foils designed to be as thin as possible. The thin razor foils are made of smooth metals such as stainless steel, titanium or platinum for a closer and smoother shave. The longer hairs and the neck area may not be too easy for this type of shaver and is best used with soft facial hair.

The other type is the rotary electric shaver. This shaver has three to four heads that cut over contours of the face with cutters that spin behind the screen instead of moving back and forth like the foil electric shaver. It can glide easily through the neck area and is very adept to trimming long facial hairs. This type can swivel according to the contours of your face so you are not hassled by the areas around your chin and your neck. Trimming coarse or thick facial hair are fortes of the rotary type.

Electric shavers get hair build up inside after some time, it is recommended to clean it occasionally to lengthen its life and also for sanitation purposes. Most shavers come with a special cleaning brush designed for that unit or model. If your shaver runs on a power outlet, make sure you unplug it before attempting to clean it off. Unclip the cutter block by lifting off its support and start by cleaning the debris off the cutter block. Dip the cutter block in soapy water or in a razor cleaning solution that can be bought together with a razor.

Check the contacts of your shaver and apply electrical contact cleaner to rusty parts. After cleaning and completely drying it off, put the electric shaver parts back together. Turn in on and spray the head lightly with shaving head lubricant to decrease friction between the foil and the head. Before every shave, remember to spray the lubricant on the head.