What’s available, and how to keep it new
Electric razors are a wonderful invention, but can be quite costly. It is important to know how to keep you razor in good condition so it will last a long time and will save you the expense of purchasing a new one. The right type of razor battery and the right type of charger can help to maintain an electric razor and save money in the long run.
There are several familiar brands that make some great electric razors. Braun, Remington, and Norelco all have very good electric razors. Norelco’s new razors have a jet clean and charge system, an all in one set up that helps maintain the quality of the razor. Remington razors have titanium, self-sharpening blades that help maintain the best performance. The Braun razors also boast a cleaning system, and a special design that captures more hair than ever.
Razors typically use an Nickel Metal Hydride or NiMH battery. NiMH is a newer technology in portable appliance batteries that holds twice the capacity of its traditional counterpart. NiMH batteries do not suffer from the memory effect. They are also more environmentally friendly because they do not contain heavy metals. The batteries are usually not that expensive, around $10 to $20, which is much better than purchasing a new razor for $100 or more.
Since the NiMH batteries do not suffer from the memory effect, charging is not as much of an issue. With most razors, you simply just place it on the charger after use and do not think about it again.
Protect your investment, take care of your razor, and buy the best razor batteries. It will help your razor maintain performance for years to come.