Beard Trimmers are one of the superstars in grooming and styling facial hairs. Whether it’s a goatee, an extended goatee, a full beard, chin strip, chin curtain, mutton chops – you name it. Getting the best beard trimmer can and will make it easy to achieve those facial hair styles that you’ve been wanting. Choose a trimmer with the features that you need in order to achieve your desired style and other functions for extra comfort. Beard trimmers provide a vast range of length settings for trimming, detailing, shaping and edging. Some of the beard trimmers posses unique features that makes it stand out from the rest. We’ve already updated our list to bring you the best beard trimmers for 2016.
#1 Philips Norelco Vacuum Beard Trimmer Pro (Qt4070)
Only Philips Norelco make a trimmer that has a unique vacuum system that enables the trimmer to collect captured hairs and store them, leaving you with a hair free sink. Well, it’s really not a perfect hair free sink, but its way better than it would be without having a vacuum function, and most users would attest to that. This beard trimmer from Philips Norelco offers 18 length settings, from 1mm to 18mm and a zoom lock wheel that will secure the desired setting. If you need shorter stubble, this trimmer also provides a 0.5mm stubble setting (when you remove the comb) and users found this very handy. You can also select its Turbo Power setting for that extra trimming speed and additional suction power to handle thicker hairs. The QT4070 incorporates maintenance free blades that always stay sharp and need no oiling. Moreover, the Philips Norelco Vacuum Trimmer supports both corded and cordless use, and a one hour full charge of the battery can last for up to 50 minutes of cordless use. Even though this product is not washable, it is still easy to clean with the use of the cleaning brush provided.
User Manual: qt4070_41_dfu_aen.pdf
#2 Wahl Lithium Ion
Wahl has been in the grooming industry for a long time and they are known for providing professional quality grooming products. Hence, if you go to several hairdressers’ salons, you will notice that most use Wahl trimmers and clippers. Wahl trimmers were also the world’s first groomer to use Lithium Ion battery, and invented the first first cordless beard trimmer for Consumers. The Wahl All-In-One Trimmer will only take an hour to fully charge its battery, and a quick 1 minute charge will provide 4 minutes of cordless use. Amazingly, a fully charged battery on this trimmer can last for more than one month. Not many beard trimmers are able to achieve that and there are reports from its users to confirm the claim. The Wahl all-in-one trimmer features three guide combs – an ear nose & brow detailer, a dual foil shaver, plus a T-blade trimmer with three guide combs. This trimmer has a powerful motor and there is no pulling of hairs according to users, The All in One comes with a reliable foil shaver that surpasses users’ expectations, and is solidly constructed. Wahl all in one trimmer has loads of attachments included in the package, although there’s no case to hold all these attachments. This trimmer is not washable but is easy to clean using the cleaning brush provided. This is a quality all-in-one trimmer at an affordable price.
- 2mm (Stubble length)
- 4mm (Short)
- 6mm (Medium Short)
- 8mm (Medium)
- 10mm (Long Medium)
- 12mm (Long)
#3 Conair iStubble Facial Trimmer (GMT900)
Want a trimmer for stubble control? The Conair GMT900 provides you with a short shadow look, a longer stubble look or a short beard appearance. This trimmer offers 15 length settings that you can choose, from 0.4mm up to 5mm. Or simply take off the comb then flip the trimmer back so you can get that one day stubble look. The floating head technology is superb and can efficiently follow the contours of your face. With just a few touches of the button, you can easily adjust to your desired length settings. The GMT900 iStubble from Conair is packed with a powerful dual battery system, an LCD display and has a sleek design. But this stubble trimmer is not washable.
1 – 0.4mm (very short stubble)
2 – 0.6mm
3 – 0.8mm
4 – 1mm
5 – 1.2mm
6 – 1.4mm
7 – 1.6mm (longer stubble)
8 – 1.8mm
9 – 2mm (short beard)
10 – 2.5mm
11 – 3mm
12 – 3.5mm
13 – 4mm
14 – 4.5mm
15 – 5mm
#4 Panasonic Milano Series ER-GB40-S Beard and Hair Trimmer
Finally we have a beard trimmer that supports wet/dry operation. This provides the freedom to trim your beard either wet or dry, and a quicker and easier cleaning routine due to its unique water drain feature. The Panasonic Milano ER-GB40-S was also awarded – Men’s Health Grooming Awards 2013 Winner. This award winning rechargeable beard and hair trimmer offers 19 length settings from 1mm – 10mm in 0.5mm intervals. It features a ‘quick adjust dial’ to easily adjust the comb up & down, and there’s no more need for multiple comb attachments. The trimmer also incorporates a precision blade (with a blade life of approximately 3yrs. if used 10 times per month) which cuts the hairs at a 45-degree angle for a sharp and clean trim. The ER-GB40-S also comes with its own charging stand with an indicator light that glows red when charging, and holds the trimmer when not in use. A fully charged battery will supply 50 minutes of cordless use.
#5 Remington MB 200 Titanium Mustache and Beard Trimmer
Unfortunately, Remington did not made it to our top 10 list of the best electric razors even though they were the first company to developed electric shavers and released their first brand of electric shavers back in 1937. But the Remington MB 200 Titanium Beard Trimmer truly deserves to be a top contender in any list of best beard trimmers. This amazing trimmer is the least expensive in our list and it is just so nice that some men bought it twice. The trimmer has an easy-to-use “zoom wheel” feature which is just fantastic. It allows you to easily set and adjust the length settings you desire within its 9 length settings ranging from 1.5mm – 18mm. In just a few strokes, you can tell how high or low you want the settings to be, and put it there. It also features titanium covered blades that are very strong and will last longer than most. The trimmer can also hold its charge for a long time. It boasts its own self-sharpening capability where blades are lubricated permanently, which means no oil is needed. The Remington Mb-200 has blades wide enough to provide broad coverage that will result in straighter lines and edges, while trimming time is reduced as well. This trimmer is not washable nor can you use cleaning fluids that may remove the lubrication.
- 1.5mm (stubble look)
- 4mm (short)
- 7mm (medium)
- 14mm (long)
#6 [NEW] Philips Norelco BT9285/41 9100 (Laser Guided)
The Philips Norelco 9100 is the world’s 1st beard trimmer with a built-in laser guide. Some users didn’t really find the laser guide to be that useful and added that “why has it got a laser guide, when the laser also moves each time we move the trimmer”. A few of its users found it quite handy in achieving their desired beard shape (maybe those users experimented more and found ways to utilize the laser guide feature). Aside from the laser guide which ads a distinctive and unique function, users were happy with their purchase finding it got the job done efficiently and is also very easy to use. Philips Norelco 9100 provides 17 length settings from 0.4mm – 7mm, with as little as 0.2mm precision settings. It features a zoom wheel that ‘locks in’ the chosen length setting and a full metal, dual-sided, reversible trimmer which provides versatility to create unique looks. Its self-sharpening blades also require no maintenance and no oil. This trimmer comes with 2 combs – a beard comb for an even trim and a detail comb for better control. As for its battery run time, a 1 hour fully-charged battery will allow for up to 60 minutes of cordless use. The Philips Norelco BT9285/41 9100 supports both corded and cordless use, and fortunately gives us another great trimmer that is 100% waterproof for easy cleaning.
#7 Braun Cruzer 6 Beard and Head Trimmer
Braun has done it again, they really a reliable maker of the best grooming equipment of today. The Braun cruZer6 features 12 length settings to choose from: 6 beard + 6 hair length settings. So it’s not just perfect for full beard, goatee or stubble looks, it’s also great to use for haircuts. Braun’s beard & head trimmer features a Click&Lock functionality to hold its comb firmly in place so that it always stays on the exact length setting that you’ve selected when trimming facial hairs. This trimmer can effectively slide smoothly on facial areas where trimming and cutting is needed. It also has a small precision trimmer that takes care for those hard-to-reach areas like the inner part of the goatee. Additionally, the trimmer comes with a powerful dual battery system that enables the trimmer to adjust in all hair conditions. An hour full charge of the battery can last for up to 40 minutes and this trimmer is also fully washable.