Reviews & hands-on

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    Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler pictures and hands-on

    By 19 October 2012

    With charity moustache-growing event Movember starting in less than two weeks, it's a good time to look at accessories and tools to keep the face fuzz in check. The Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler is one of those gadgets that will help immeasurably. The...

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    Panasonic ES-RF41 4-blade Wet and Dry shaver hands-on

    By 18 July 2011

    Currently there seems to be an ever-growing trend to persuade men that they need to spend more time, and indeed hard cash, grooming themselves. Now more than ever men are being exposed to the same marketing that women have had to endure - it is now common...

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    First look: Philips SensoTouch 3D review

    By 8 September 2010

    So you've bought a 3D television, you've got your 3D Blu-ray player, now all you need is your 3D electric shaver, no? The Philips SensoTouch 3D electric shaver plays on the idea that the blades offer a three dimension shaving experience and buy into...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Panasonic ES-RW30 shaver review

    By 30 November 2009

    Now that the end of Movember is upon us, you're going to need to get rid of that moustache. Panasonic has brought out the ES-RW30 Men's Rechargeable Electric Shaver, and we put it to work on our chin to find out whether it's up to the challenge of erasing...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    Remington Titanium 360 F5790 shaver review

    By 27 November 2009

    It was with some trepidation that the Remington F5790 was received as previous attempts with electric shavers have always proved rather ineffectual when compared to the close cut you'd receive from their wet counterpart. Seeing as this review conveniently...

  • Online 2.5 out of 5

    PowerPlus Piranha wind-up electric shaver review

    By 13 May 2009

    Hand crankable bike lights, torches, radios and phone chargers are one thing, but a wind-up electric shaver? We have, quite literally, put our neck on the line to see if the Piranha from PowerPlus can really cut it. With two flexible rotary heads, a pop-up...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Panasonic ES8249 Pro-Curve shaver review

    By 8 May 2009

    When we think high-tech shavers we generally imagine a Braun or Philips, but can Panasonic’s top of the range wet and dry, the ES8249, cut it with the big boys? From a design point of view the ES8249 ticks many of the right boxes; it’s silver and...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Philips QG3190 grooming kit review

    By 25 November 2008

    If you are after that adventurous look or in the process of trimming that Mo for Movember then Philips believes it has the answer with the QG3190 grooming kit, but does it? We get shaving to find out. Like the Remington 7 in 1 offering we've reviewed...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Remington High Precision PG400 7in1 Grooming Kit review

    By 18 November 2008

    Can I get a rewind? Yep that's right - if you're planning on looking like Craig David complete with that thin line beard, then Remington believes it has the answer with the High Precision PG400 7in1 Grooming Kit, but does it Kes? Oh yes, we get styling...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Wilkinson Sword Quattro Titanium Precision razor review

    By 14 November 2008

    Wilkinson Sword have long been associated with quality blades, but are mostly known these days for their razors. With the Quattro Titanium Precision, we see the coming together of the humble safety razor and the beard trimmer. But is this fusion worth...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Braun Series 3 390cc shaver review

    By 11 November 2008

    Braun has long been a force in shavers. The 390cc sits at the top of the Series 3 line of shavers, offering a flexible twin foil type arrangement and a host of features, without reaching to the extremes of the Series 5 and Series 7 models. But can it...

  • Gadgets 4.5 out of 5

    Philips TT2030 Bodygroom+ shaver review

    By 6 November 2008

    Back in July 2006 we looked at the Philips TT2021 Bodygroom and were overall impressed by its performance. Philips have now updated this model with their top of the range TT2030 Bodygroom+. As Pocket-lint’s resident Ewok, the task was bestowed upon...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Philips QT4045 vacuum trimmer review

    By 3 November 2008

    One of the problems when growing a beard is that at times it can be a bit straggly, a bit Tom Hanks from "Cast Away". So can Philips help you keep it under control with the Philips QT4045 vacuum trimmer? We get mo growing and trimming to find out. The...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Remington Titanium 360 R5130 electric shaver review

    By 11 July 2008

    Stubble might be in at the moment, but what about those of us who like to keep clean shaven? Remington's latest electric shaver promises to give you a face as smooth as a baby's bottom. So does it? We get shaving to find out. The R5130 Titanium 360 rotary...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Braun CruZer3 electric shaver review

    By 16 May 2007

    "If you haven't grown a beard by the time you are 30, chances are you never will", so the saying goes. So you like to keep trim, and Braun seems to want to help you with its latest shaver the CruZer3, but does it have what it takes to get you that glance...