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    Electric Razor

    I've been thinking about getting an electric razor to save myself some time. Does anyone here have any recommendations for me?



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    Re: Electric Razor

    Whatever you can afford from Braun. I've had mine for about 7 years now.



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    Re: Electric Razor

    Don't do it.



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    Re: Electric Razor

    if you find one that doesn't pull and hurt like hell, I'd be happy to hear about it.



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    Re: Electric Razor

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    Whatever you can afford from Braun. I've had mine for about 7 years now.
    Agree here. I was able to score one on clearance about 3 years ago. Haven't regretted it at all



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    Re: Electric Razor

    Quote Originally Posted by twistedredbird View Post
    if you find one that doesn't pull and hurt like hell, I'd be happy to hear about it.
    Same here. I haven't found an electric razor that doesn't burn the hell out of my skin.



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    Re: Electric Razor

    Quote Originally Posted by twistedredbird View Post
    if you find one that doesn't pull and hurt like hell, I'd be happy to hear about it.
    +1



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    Re: Electric Razor

    I've used a Remington for about 15 years. Saved me a ton of money on shaving cream and razors. I found that I get a much closer shave, and less razor burns if I don't press very hard. But, if I let my beard grow for three or more days, I have to go old-fashioned again.


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    Re: Electric Razor

    I opened this thread thinking there'd be a discussion on altering footballs with a razor to change how they act during a game...

    As far as using an electric razor on your face, I avoid them at all costs. Makes my face hurt!



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    Re: Electric Razor

    I've used an electric one for years and get along fine with it. Once in a while, I'll get a little bit of burn on my neck. I think it just depends on the person and if their skin can handle it.



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    Re: Electric Razor

    It's easier on my skin compared to a traditional razor. Probably cause it doesn't cut as close to the skin. That's not an issue for me because I don't have black/dark hair.



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    Re: Electric Razor

    I used to use one (a Braun). When I first switched to it there was an adjustment period (full of the pulling/burning, etc.) but after a couple weeks I got used to it. I never was able to get it as close as with a safety razor though. Eventually it crapped out and I reverted because I didn't want to spend the money on another one. I don't plan on switching back. I guess having tried both methods I'll spend a few extra minutes with the safety razor because I like the closer shave.



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    My skin always gets irritated when I use a razor vs my electric. Too close with a blade.

    You need to buy a good razor (I guess Braun is getting props here) or you will regret it.



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    Re: Electric Razor

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    You need to buy a good razor (I guess Braun is getting props here) or you will regret it.
    This goes both ways..if you buy the cheap 2 blade disposable razors you likely will get a lot of razor burn. But if u spend the extra and get a gillete fusion with the 5 blades its much better.



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    Re: Electric Razor

    I avoid razor burn by shaving in the shower. I also use a Gillette Mach III or anything from Gillette. I tried a Schick and it has issues getting cleaned out. Just gets clogged with hair really quick



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