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10 Best Electric Razors That All The Guys Would Need

10 Best Electric Razors That All The Guys Would Need

Having a good shaver is a must for guys. Even men who choose not to stay clean-shaven need a way to keep their facial hair neatly trimmed. Thanks to advances in technology, more men are shifting away from the manual razor in favor of electric shavers.

The newest generation of electric shavers not only save time, but they offer a closer shave with a lower risk of nicks than their manual counterparts. Gone are the days of sticking wads of toilet paper over shaving injuries. The latest electric shavers help you maintain a smooth and professional look.

There are so many great electric shavers on the market today. Here at Lifehack, we’ve hand-picked the 10 best electric shavers for you. Ladies, if you want to get the men in your life practical gifts, stay tuned. We’ll take the guess work out of electric razors for you.

1. Philips Norelco Series 3000 Shaver 3100

    This model by Philips Norleco features a ComfortCut Blade system, which helps you achieve a comfortable wet or dry shave without nicks. The 4-Direction flex heads glide smoothly over your face and neck to adjust to the unique contours of your face.

    The pop-up trimmer feature makes it easy to keep a mustache or sideburns looking tidy. Run this under the tap for easy clean-up, and start your day looking sharp.

    Best electric shaver for: wet/ dry shaves, trimming mustache or sideburns, easy cleanup under faucet

    Philips Norelco Series 3000 Shaver 3100, $49.95

    2. Braun Series 7 790cc Cordless Electric Foil Shaver for Men with Clean and Charge Station

      The Intelligent Sonic technology in this Braun shaver uses the power of up to 1,000 micro-vibrations per minute to trim thicker or harder to reach hairs. The ActiveLift trimmer picks up those frustrating flat-lying hairs on the neck and chin for an even shave. This shaver can trim hair as short as 0.05 mm, which makes it one of the closest shaves on the market.

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      Not only is the razor itself cool, but the clean and charge station is also cutting edge–no pun intended. Hit one button, and this razor is cleaned, charged lubricated, and ready for its next use. This would be a great time-saver for a busy guy.

      Best electric shaver for: a close shave, busy guys

      Braun Series 7 790cc Cordless Electric Foil Shaver for Men with Clean and Charge Station, $169.99

      3. Remington PG6025 All-in-1 Lithium Powered Grooming Kit, Trimmer

        This Remington is the high-quality, multi-functional workhorse on our list. This isn’t just an electric shaver–this is a full-fledged manscaping kit. It comes with 8 attachments so that you can give yourself a haircut, trim your face, neaten a wild beard, and take care of pesky nose and ear hairs.

        The blades are self-sharpening surgical steel, which means that they’ll keep their edge for a long time. To clean these attachments, run them under the faucet.

        If you have a lot of grooming to do, don’t worry about battery life with this kit. The lithium battery gives you 50 minutes of cordless battery life.

        Best electric shaver for: all-in-one shaver, durability, battery life, easy cleanup under faucet

        Remington PG6025 All-in-1 Lithium Powered Grooming Kit, Trimmer, $19.99

        4. Philips Norelco Electric Shaver 9700, Cleansing Brush

          The Philips Norelco 9700 model won the 2015 iF Design Award. Its shaving heads can move independently in eight directions to allow for a close, smooth shave. The contour-hugging abilities of this shaver cut about 20% more hair with every pass, which saves you time otherwise spent standing in front of the mirror.

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          You can choose from one of three settings depending on your time constraints and shave preferences. The V-Track Precision Blades channel your hair into the best cutting position, which gives you a closer and more comfortable shave, wet or dry. The cleansing brush attachment offers a hygienic and safe way to remove excess oils from your face.

          Best electric shaver for: wet/ dry shave, a close shave, multiple settings to suit your schedule, facial cleansing

          Philips Norelco Electric Shaver 9700, Cleansing Brush, $299.99

          5. Braun Series 9-9095cc Wet and Dry Foil Shaver for Men with Cleaning Center, Electric Men’s Razor

            For the guy who doesn’t bother shaving on the weekends, this model by Braun can handle 3-day beards with no problem. This foil shaver works well for wet and dry shaves, adapts to the shape of your face with a quadruple-action cutting system, and offers a close and long-lasting shave.

            The four cutting elements use a combination of Braun’s Sonic Technology and 40,000 cross-cutting actions every minute to get the optimal shave on any part of your face.

            Just like the Braun model we already mentioned on this list (#2), this one comes with that amazing cleaning station that cleans, charges, and lubricates your shaver with the touch of one button.

            Best electric shaver for: 3-day beards, wet/ dry shaves, busy guys

            Braun Series 9-9095cc Wet and Dry Foil Shaver for Men with Cleaning Center, Electric Men’s Razor, $269.99

            6. Panasonic ES-LV61-A Arc5 Men’s Electric Shaver

              Don’t let the five Arc 5 nanotech blades on this Panasonic shaver intimidate you. More foils mean that you get a better shave faster. The blades are positioned at a 30 degree angle, which offers you a close shave.

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              When these types of shavers have a slow motor, they can yank your hair. Ouch! This model’s 14,000 cycle per minute motor eliminates that problem. You’ll get a quick and clean cut without the agony.

              The battery indicator lets you know how much charge you have, but this shaver is designed to maintain full power all the way until the end of its batter life. You don’t have to worry about the motor slowing down as the battery runs out.

              Best electric shaver for: wet and dry shaves, close shaves

              Panasonic ES-LV61-A Arc5 Men’s Electric Shaver, $200.00

              7. Remington F5-5800 Foil Shaver, Men’s Electric Razor

                Each shaver foil on this Remington model flexes independently to worth with the contours of your face. Surgical stainless steel blades offer a close, clean shave. The bonus pop-up trimmer also makes it easy to tackle problem areas or neaten sideburns and mustaches.

                Clean up involves a simple run under the faucet. The battery-life on this shaver allows you to go for up to 20 days between charges.

                Best electric shaver for: close shave, neatening sideburns or mustaches, long battery life, quick charge

                Remington F5-5800 Foil Shaver, Men’s Electric Razor, $38.54

                8. Panasonic ES8243A Arc4 Electric Razor for Men

                  This four-blade electric shaver cuts whiskers at their base. The blades are positioned at a 30 degree angle, and the head pivots to allow you to achieve a smooth and even shave across every contour of your neck, jawline, and chin.

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                  The linear motor, which operates at 13,000 cycles per minute, makes shaving a quick and comfortable experience. This shaver runs at peak capacity until it needs to be recharged, which means you don’t have to worry about this shaver slowing and tugging on your face.

                  Best electric shaver for: wet/ dry shave

                  Panasonic ES8243A Arc4 Electric Razor for Men, $89.99

                  9. Philips Norelco 1150X/46 Shaver 6100

                    The head on this shaver pivots and tilts to adjust to the curves of your face. The design minimizes irritation and discomfort. This model works well with shave gels or foams, which can give sensitive skin an extra level of protection.

                    This shaver can be fully charged in one hour, and offers 40-minutes of shave time for every charge. There’s also a three-minute quick charge if your battery runs low before you are able to wrap up.

                    Best electric shaver for: sensitive skin, wet shave, quick charge

                    Philips Norelco 1150X/46 Shaver 6100, $89.95

                    10. Braun Series 3 ProSkin 3040s Wet&Dry Electric Shaver for Men

                      Here’s another great option for guys who like to skip shaving on the weekends. It has been tested on a 3-day beard, and the results don’t disappoint. This Braun shaver has three pressure-sensitive shaving elements that adjust to conform to your face’s shape. The Micro-comb feature works to capture more hair in every stroke.

                      The two rechargeable NiMH batteries that come with this model can offer 40 minutes of shave time. This shaver has a 60-minute charging time, but there is also a 5-minute quick recharge option. Run this under the faucet for a quick and easy clean up.

                      Best electric shaver for: 3-day beard, wet/ dry shave

                      Braun Series 3 ProSkin 3040s Wet&Dry Electric Shaver for Men, $60.07

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                      Last Updated on November 11, 2019

                      How to Improve Memory and Boost Your Brainpower

                      How to Improve Memory and Boost Your Brainpower

                      Have you ever noticed that some people are able to effortlessly remember even the most mundane details and quickly comprehend new things? Well, you can too!

                      To unlock the full potential of your brain, you need to keep it active and acute. Wasting time on your couch watching mindless television shows or scrolling through facebook is not going to help.

                      Besides getting out flashcards, what can you do to help remember things better and learn new things more quickly? Check out these 10 effective ways on how to improve memory:

                      1. Exercise and Get Your Body Moving

                      Exercising doesn’t just exercise the body, it also helps to exercise your brain. Obesity and the myriad of diseases that eventually set in as a result of being overweight can cause serious harm to the brain.

                      Furthermore, without regular exercise, plaque starts to build up in your arteries, and your blood vessels begin to lose the ability to effectively pump blood. Plaque buildup leads to heart attacks and it also reduces the amount of oxygen and nutrients that your blood carries to your brain. When the nutrients don’t make it there, the brain’s ability to function is compromised.

                      To prevent this from happening, make sure you get moving every day. Even if it’s just a brisk walk, it’ll help you maintain and increase your mental acuity. Brisk walking, swimming and dancing are all excellent activities. Take a look at these 5 Ways to Find Time for Exercise.

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                      2. Eliminate Stressors and Seek Help If You’re Depressed

                      Anything that causes you major stress, like anger or anxiety, will in time begin to eat away the parts of your brain that are responsible for memory. Amongst the most brain-damaging stressors is depression, which is actually often misdiagnosed a a memory problem since one of its primary symptoms is the inability to concentrate.

                      If you can’t concentrate, then you might feel like you are constantly forgetting things. Depression increases the levels of cortisol in your bloodstream which elevates the cortisol levels in the brain. Doctors have found that increased cortisol diminishes certain areas of the brain, especially the hippocampus which is where short-term memories are stored.

                      Prolonged depression can thus destroy your brain’s ability to remember anything new. Seek professional help to combat your depression – your brain will thank you.

                      3. Get a Good Night’s Sleep and Take Naps

                      Getting a consistent 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night will increase your memory. During sleep, the brain firms up memories of recently acquired information.

                      Getting enough sleep will help you get through the full spectrum of nocturnal cycles that are essential to optimal brain and body functioning during the waking hours. Taking a nap throughout the day, especially after learning something new, can also help you to retain those memories as well as recharge your brain and keep it sharper longer.

                      4. Feed Your Brain

                      Fifty to sixty percent of the brain’s overall weight is pure fat, which is used to insulate its billions of nerve cells. The better insulated a cell is, the faster it can send messages and the quicker you will be thinking.

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                      This is precisely why parents are advised to feed their young children whole milk and to restrict dieting – their brains’ need fat to grow and work properly. Skimping on fats can be devastating even to the adult brain.

                      Thus, eating foods that contain a healthy mix of fats is vital for long-term memory. Some excellent food choices include fish (especially anchovies, mackerel and wild salmon) and dark leafy green vegetables. Here’re more brain food choices: 12 Foods that Can Improve Your Brain Power

                      Deep-fried foods obviously contain fat but their lack of nutritional value is not going to help your brain or your body, so think healthy foods and fats.

                      5. Eat Breakfast and Make Sure It Includes an Egg

                      According to Larry McCleary, M.D., author of  The Brain Trust Program, an egg is the ideal breakfast. Eggs contain B vitamins which help nerve cells to burn glucose, antioxidants that protect neurons against damage; and omega-3 fatty acids that keep nerve cells firing at optimal speed.

                      Other foods to add to your breakfast include fruits, veggies and lean proteins. Avoid trans fats and high fructose corn syrup. Trans fats diminish the brain cells’ ability to communicate with each other and HFCS can actually shrink the brain by damaging cells.

                      Having a healthy breakfast in the morning has been shown to improve performance throughout the day. If you’re too busy to have a healthy breakfast, this maybe just right for you: 33 Quick And Healthy Breakfasts For Busy Mornings

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                      6. Write it Down

                      If there’s something you want to remember, writing it down can help.

                      It may sound like a no-brainer, but do you really know why? Writing it down creates oxygenated blood flow to areas of your brain that a responsible for your memories and literally exercises those parts of it. Here’s How Writing Things Down Can Change Your Life.

                      You can start a journal, write yourself emails or even start keeping a blog – all of these activities will help to improve your capacity to remember and memorize information.

                      7. Listen to Music

                      Research shows that certain types of music are very helpful in recalling memories. Information that is learned while listening to a particular song or collection can often be recalled by thinking of the song or “playing” it mentally. Songs and music can serve as cues for pulling up particular memories.

                      8. Visual Concepts

                      In order to remember things, many people need to visualize the information they are studying.

                      Pay attention to photographers, charts and other graphics that might appear in your textbook; or if you’re not studying a book, try to pull up a mental image of what it is you are trying to remember. It might also help to draw your own charts or figures, or utilize colors and highlighters to group related ideas in your notes.

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                      Here, you can learn How to Become a Person Who Can Visualize Results.

                      9. Teach Someone Else

                      Reading material out loud has been shown to significantly improve memory of the material. Expanding further upon this idea is the fact that psychologists and educators have found that by having students teach new concepts to others, it helps to enhance understanding and recall.

                      Teach new concepts and information to a friend or study partner, and you’ll find you remember the information a lot better.

                      10. Do Crossword Puzzles, Read or Play Cards

                      Studies have shown that doing crossword puzzles, read or play cards on a daily basis not only keep your brain active but also help to delay memory loss, especially in those who develop dementia.

                      So pick up the daily newspaper and work on that crossword puzzle, read a book or enjoy a game of solitaire.

                      Pick one to two of these tips first and start applying them to your everyday life. Very soon you’ll find yourself having better memories and a clearer head!

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