Identifying and selecting the best product is really a tough job when you have a lot of options to choose from. That’s why we have compiled a list of Top 5 Best Beard Trimmers 2017. So you can have a look at the best and choose the one which suits your skin type and facial hairs. Whether you are looking for the best beard trimmer, best stubble trimmer or best mustache trimmer, this article will help you.
There are plenty of out there, few are good when it comes to close trimming while few are good at comfortable trimming. Which one should you choose? We’ll figure it out soon!
Best Beard Trimmers 2017
Purchasing the right trimmer requires multiple factors to be considered like its nature, features, design, comfort and style too. It is surely not an easy decision and hence our list takes a look at the best electric trimmers available not only just from the perspective of its efficiency but also the comfort level. This list would surely help you to choose the electric trimmer that suits your congenial needs. However, I still recommend you to read our electric trimmer buying guide below before making a purchase. Each and every trimmer is chosen after a thorough review.
|Philip Series BT7215|
1. Philips Series BT7215 – Rocking the market
Our first beard trimmer in this series comes all the way from one of the oldest and most reputed company known as Philips. The 7000 series is no doubt the most popular series of trimmer built by this company and the model 7200 is the most sold electric trimmer today. Philips trimmer are loved for their efficient vacuum functionality which sucks all the hairs keeping your eyes safe. Undoubtedly, it is still the best electric beard trimmer out there and number 1 in our list. Enough Praise, let’s get into the business now.
The trimmer provides amazingly close and smooth trimming for your mustaches, goatee and all beard styles. It comes with 20 different settings so that you can vary the length of your beard hairs and can also adjust the comb length as per your preference. Precision settings as low as 0.5 mm certainly make it the best stubble trimmer. The press turbo boost option that was in earlier version is not available but the fan speed is still great for giving you fast results while keeping it cool. Another feature we like is that, it’s maintenance free which means you do not need to replace blades every year and also doesn’t require any kind of oil hence bringing you extra savings too.
It has a multi function display which updates you about the battery levels and various settings being used. It has a long battery life of 80 minutes and also comes with travel lock so you do not need to worry about it being started in your luggage. It now comes with a cleaning brush, 1 beard comb and 2 precision combs.
Overall, the Philips series QT4070 is my all time favorite and best beard trimmer 2017 out there in the market. The built quality is great, washable attachments ,vacuum, travel lock, digital display and 20 built in length settings are enough for comfortable and close shave.
2. Panasonic Milano – The All in One Trimmer
Panasonic Milano is another good range when it comes to trimming your beards. It can work in both wet and dry conditions and can be used for beards, head and body hairs, that is why It is called as a All in one trimmer. The trimmer is comfortable to use due to its rubber grip handle and hypo allergenic precision cut stainless steel blades. As far as settings are concerned it has 19 adjustable settings ranging from 1 – 10 mm. One common setting also known as zero setting is also present wherein you can use it without the guard for direct shaving.
The settings can be comfortably configured with the easy to use dial which is used to correctly set the length of trimming. It also comes with a charging stand. Each of the ultra-sharp, durable blades designed into the powerful Panasonic Milano ER-GB40-S trimming system are precision-honed to an acute 45 degree angle for quick and effective beard, hair and mustache maintenance. These high-end 45 degree trimmer blades cut quickly and cleanly through even thick, dense and unruly hair. Snap off the included comb attachment and use as a men’s body groomer for chest, arms and more.
3. Conair Corded Beard and Mustache Trimmer – Budget Electric Trimmer
Conair is a reputed brand when it comes to beauty products. This corded beard and mustache trimmer is made from plastic and you might not experience the premium feeling while using it. The Conair Corded Beard Trimmer has a stainless steel removable blade for easy cleaning. It has a five-position adjustable comb and a full-size corded trimmer. The 2 jawline combs are used for detail trimming. The blade is made out of sharp stainless steel and can be easily replaced for cleaning. Although it is a corded trimmer which is considered both as a con and pro as you do not need to worry about charging time and battery life. The company has tried its best to provide you the maximum features possible within this price range.
As far as technical specifications are concerned it has a 120 V motor so it does not compromise with the power. Comes with a small head, 2 jawline combs and 5 additional combs. It is prepared with extremely close-cutting cutting tool for trimming necks, beards, mustaches, and edging around ear, and simply perfect for all-around outlining and fading, it’s much better to keep and control then your Andis t liner.
4. TRYM II – Apple-esque design looks
This is an eye-catching beard trimmer, encapsulated in a metallic gray casing sloping in wards. The slope has been designed to make it easier to hold and use. Even the on off switch has not been provided on the front like other trimmers so that it does not disturb the beauty. This cordless and rechargeable trimmer with a battery life of 40 minutes. It is also considered as a all in one trimmer and can be comfortably used on head hair, mustache, beards and body hair. The professional grade blades are designed to last for a longer period of time and provides safe shave while not pulling out your hair.
- 1.5mm (approximately 1/16″)
- 3mm (approximately 1/8″)
- 6mm (approximately 1/4″)
- 9mm (approximately 3/8″)
The length off trimmer is 6.5 inches and weighs less than 1 pounds. Coming at a low price it is also very useful for gifting purpose. It requires to be maintained and cleaned regularly as the blades would start to pinch or pull your hair if the cleaning is neglected continuously. Unlike the other products we review this one comes with only one year warranty. The attachments are sturdy and clip into place without any wiggle. All in all, It’s simple, gets the job done, and is cheaper than some of the other famous brands.
5. Wahl Professional Trimmer #8655-200 – Powerful Rotary Motor
Commonly known as Wahl peanuts, this beast is equipped with powerful rotary motor and is specifically targeted towards professional hairstylists. It’s kind of a complete package that includes trimmer, 4 attachment comb cutting guides 1/8”, ¼”, 3/8”, and ½”, oil, cleaning brush, instructions, and red blade guard. It majors 4 inches in length and weighs 4 oz. The power cord is 7 foot long and operates at 120 V/60 Hz. You can use it on your head hairs as well and might not need to visit your barber again.
If you use this unit every day and sure to put one drop of oil on the tips of the blades while the unit is running and to hold the unit downward. It is a very powerful corded trimmer and should be used carefully or else it can result in skin cuts as it has the ability to go very deep.
Electric Trimmer Buyer’s Guide
They are some points which you should be aware of before finalizing the facial hair trimmer for yourself. Beard trimmers vary widely with respect to their features such as cordless or corded, length settings, attachments, battery life, charging time, portability, maintenance etc. Lot of times it becomes confusing to choose between brand and price as well. Before searching for the right trimmer you need to understand about your own beard. Since the length setting is important part of every trimmer so you need to understand that what trimmers would suit your beard length such as long, medium, short also known as stubble. Another point to consider is that whether you need to purchase a trimmer just for your facial hair or do you require an all in one trimmer for using on other parts of body as well. Other technical features to consider is the vacuum function which sucks all the hairs and does not relieve your bathroom messy, detailing with respect to pop up nose and ear hair, cordless etc. only once you have finalized and decided upon on the above points you should read the reviews and identify the right trimmer for your needs.
While reviewing the above Beard trimmers we have deeply considered the following factors
Battery life and charging time: Not only did we considered that how much time does it take to fully charge the battery and how long does the battery lasts but we also considered whether does the battery runs into any kind of problems in the future.
Blade quality: It is important to buy a trimmer having blades with higher potency and grade. Also do the blades require oiling.
Shape: shape is important as far as holding the trimmer is concerned. The trimmer with an ergonomic shape is easier to hold and use.
Precision: We also checked whether the trimmer offers a wide range of length options like the Phillips BT7215 has 20 different settings.
Price: Last but not the least price is an obvious factor to consider as no one wants to pay extra for the features being provided.