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Looking Good - January 22, 2018

*-- Pros and Cons of Electric Razors --*

PRO:

- Electric razors tend to shave hair away faster than manual razors. Because they roll up the skin, forcing hairs up before cutting them, men don't need to go over the same area as many times.

- Although they are heavier than manual razors, they are often more portable, since they can be used anywhere there is an electrical source.

- Electric razors do not require special grooming items such as shaving cream, soap, gels or even water.

- They are more versatile in that they can be used to accurately shave facial hair, beards, mustaches, and sideburns.

- Shaving with an electric razor could reduce nicks, cuts and ingrown hairs.



CON:

- Electric razors do not shave as closely as manual razors, so you may not get a super-smooth finish and you may have to shave more frequently if you have normal-to-heavy facial hair.

- Many men find that using an electrical razor takes practice. Although this type of shaving is considered "safer" than manual shaving, it can still be painful and lead to irritation.

- Although some new models allow electric razors to be used in wet conditions, the majority cannot be used in the shower. Electric razors also tend to be pretty loud.

- They require rechargeable batteries or an electrical outlet. If not properly charged, electrical razors can die in the middle of a shave.

- Electric razors need more attention when it comes to maintenance and cleaning.

- Their initial purchase and upkeep are usually more expensive than other forms of shaving, although a quality, long-lasting electric razor can actually save men money over their lifetime.



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