FAQ

Who invented the electric shaver?

Col. Jacob Schick, an American manufacturer and an officer in the US army who patented the 1st electric shaver back in 1928. Then Remington Rand Corp. developed electric shaver further and first produced Remington shaver brands back in 1937. Also, Prof. Alexandre Horowitz is an important inventor of electric razors. He is from the Philips Labs. In Netherlands who invented a successful concept of revolving electric razor, aka rotary shavers.

Also there are rumors about William J. Kendall who got his idea of making an electric razor while he was on a train in the army. He saw that the men couldn’t just shave there holding a manual razor and a mirror. So he invented electric shavers and some claimed he was the first. But after I’ve done further research, his Shaving Device was Filed June 4, 1936. So it makes it Jacob Schick the first who invented electric shavers.

What are the best electric shavers for dry shaving?

The Philips Norelco 1280x, Panasonic 5-Blade and  Braun Series 7 790cc Pulsonic Shaver are the best electric shaver of 2014. It is waterproof and has its own reliable auto cleaning charging system, the Clean & Renew System. Although, it can only be used for dry shaving only, but electric shavers are built for dry shaving and Braun 7 790cc is the best electric shaver for dry shaving.

How to dry shave using an electric shaver?

Make sure your skin is dry. Hold the shaver at 90 degrees angle and use your free hand to stretch your skin making it flat. Start by applying with gentle pressure to your face, shaving against the grains. Back and forth motion when using foil shavers, straight and circular movements for rotary shavers. There are times you need to apply more pressure for some areas, this is okay as long as you do not do this excessively to avoid getting skin irritation. When your skin is already accustomed with your shaver, then you could slowly increase the pressure.

What is the best electric shaver for wet shaving?

The Philips Norelco SensoTouch 3D is the best rotary shaver for wet shaving. Once you get used with this rotary system, it can give you the fastest shave. It also has the slickest design of all electric razors.

For the best foil shavers for wet shaving, the Panasonic line of shavers has the best to offer. Whether it’s Panasonic’s 4-blade shaving system or its latest, the Panasonic 5-blade system.

Can you use an electric shaver with shaving cream?

Only when your electric shaver supports Wet and Dry shaving. Philips Norelco SensoTouch 3D and most Panasonic line of shavers can be used with shaving cream.

How to wet shave using an electric razor?

Make sure your electric razor supports wet and dry shaving to do this. The setup is just similar when shaving with manual razors. Simply wash your face and put your preferred shaving cream or gel. Make sure to read and follow the instructions of your shaving cream or gel for optimal shaving results. Wet the shaver and shave with your preferred shaving pattern. Make sure that you continuously rinse the shaver while shaving so that it could always comfortably glide. Also with too much shaving foam or gel on the shaving unit might shut down the shaver.

How does the Automatic Cleaning and Charging System works?

It automatically charges the shaver while the shaver unit is in the auto system. Then it cleans the shaving unit and lubricates it during its cleaning cycle. It then dries the shaver unit using a unique heating inductive system.

Can you bring electric shavers on plane?

Yes, you can bring electric shaver on checked in baggage and even carried onto the plane. Most air ways or flights allowed this. But if your bringing an aftershave lotion or shaving cream, you should keep in mind about TSA’s 3 1 1 rule for gels and liquids.

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