A great VFM shaver for the cost-conscious
Only one drawback - its not water proof in the real sense. So one cannot take literally "under the shower" as one can with some high-end shavers.
That apart, it offers excellent price-performance balance. Owing to a rather long period of no-grooming due to a recent spinal problem I faced, I wanted a convenient shaving option and opted for this after much in-depth research (interpret: "I am very value-for-money a.k.a. VFM conscious").
All I needed was to wet my scrawny face to lubricate my believe-it-or-not, near 15 day old stubble and it gave me back my original smooth look. For stubble that's a many days old, wetting is a must-do because otherwise, it hurts. With, it's a near breeze.
That said, precisely for reasons one never compares a Lenovo (say) with a Mac (say), one never pitches a Philips HQ912 against say, a Braun Cruzer 6... or the likes of it.
If however, you are on a conservative budget OR/AND you are a first timer and hence wish to be cautious with your investment, this is one of, if not "the" very best. NO DOUBT.
1) ALWAYS be hygiene conscious and clean-up the shaver's attachments regularly (does NOT translate to every time either!).
2) ALWAYS use good quality pre and post shaving lubricants.
3) Do NOT shave after a full face wash with soap & water because it tends to swell up the skin (due to osmosis) and that does NOT give very comfortable shaves.
4)It's a common and very wrong myth that electric shavers do not work for 24-hr beards. Today's technology is radically different from yestyears!
As goes Flipkart service, leave customers, I am sure they themselves are sick to death with the accolades they so regularly receive. If they weren't so good, I wouldn't be such a regular shopper with them anyhow!
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