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Braun Series 5 Electric Shaver, With Precision Trimmer Attachment For Moustache & Sideburns Trimming, 100% Waterproof, 2 Pin Bathroom Plug, 50-B1200s, Blue Razor, Rated Which Best Buy

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This is somewhat surprising since the old Series 5 had a flexible shaving head that worked really well in my experience. I wouldn’t be too worried about this as we’ve seen this happening with other newly launched Braun models in the past. Many of the attachments, such as combs, supplied with Braun shaver Series 5 products are compatible with other Braun ranges.

The 5018s is a decent, but quite basic electric shaver and it’s a pretty good choice for a first electric shaver. Includes a sleek Precision Trimmer attachment for trimming fiddly areas such as moustaches and sideburns. Regarding the cleaning, warm tap water and optionally some liquid soap would probably be the best option (I posted a detailed guide on that here).If that’s how you use a trimmer in the majority of the time, you probably won’t like the trimmer attachment shipped with the Series 5 5018s. That seems to be the case unfortunately, at least with the 2020 Series 7, 6 and 5 — some cost-cutting decisions have been made. I again recommend using the Series 5 5018s on shorter facial hair to avoid any potential discomfort. Regarding the Series 6, I recommend reading this part of my comparison where I go into more details. I personally have very sensitive and dry skin, especially on the neck, but didn’t have any major issues using the 5018s.

It actually resembles the one used on the entry-level Series 3 (pictured below in a side by side comparison) and it just feels like a cheaper part. Simply run the head under the tap while shaving to keep it free from excessive hairs, thereby allowing the electric head shaver to cut precisely as you shave.The up and down swivel of the head that we’ve seen on all Braun models from the Series 5 and up was actually very useful in practice.

It strikes just the right balance between cost and performance, making it a very appealing option in the mid-range segment. Braun Series 5 electric shaver for men makes shaving easy with 3 Flexible Blades that adapt to your facial contours.Simply unclip whichever one happens to be fitted and push the other one down onto the body of the shaver. When you finished, wash the electric foil shaver, dry it and brush off any remaining debris with the supplied brush or one that can be bought from our shaving accessories for the Series 5.

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