Whether you’re rocking a 5 o’clock shadow or a 5-year work of art, the right beard trimmer can help perfect your look and turn your trimming sessions from a chore into a pleasure. Over the last few years, the men’s grooming market has exploded, with the result that finding a decent groomer is easier than it’s ever been. But if decent doesn’t cut it in your grooming routine, you’ll need to be a little pickier in your choices. If fast charging, easy cleaning, durable build quality, and precise grooming tick your boxes, these are the ten best beard trimmers to set our sights on.
10. Philips Norelco Multigroom 7000 (MG7750/49) – $55
Suitable for the face, head, and body, the Philips Norelco Multigroom 7000 (MG7750/49) is an excellent option for anyone looking for a compact, all-in-one groomer that’s a breeze to transport and even easier to use. The groomer comes with 23 adjustable heads to suit different grooming needs and hair lengths, along with 2x more blades than usual for maximum precision. Strong enough to cut through the coarsest hair, powered by a Lithium-ion battery with an impressive 5hrs of runtime, and priced at just $55, it’s an excellent, easy-to-maintain option that will get the job done without breaking the bank in the process.
9. Pure Enrichment TRYM II – $29.99
If you’re looking for a groomer that promises maximum precision, an elegant design, and user-friendly operation, look no further than the TRYM II, the latest beard trimmer from premium tech brand, Pure Enrichment. Crafted from professional-grade parts that are designed to never snag or pull a single hair, it’s an easy-to-use solution for your grooming needs. Each set comes with multiple comb attachments as standard so you can match the trim level to your requirements. With its elegant lines and Apple-esque design, it’s as handsome as it is practical. In case you aren’t 100% satisfied, there’s an industry-leading 2-year warranty to fall back on.
8. Philips Series 9000 Laser Guided Beard Trimmer (BT9297/13) – $150
Described by t3.com as one of the best beard trimmers a man can get, this reliable option from Philips offers comfortable trimming and superb precision. It works by projecting a crisp red light onto your face, which you then need to simply follow with the trimmer to achieve a sharp, clean line. it might sound gimmicky, but the results speak for themselves. The trimmer can be easily adjusted to allow for cutting lengths of between 0.4mm to 7mm, with increments of 0.2mm for precision shaping. It’s easy to use, fully waterproof, and powered by a rechargeable battery which can be topped up with a cable for ease of use when traveling.
7. Remington Smart Beard Trimmer (MB4700-AT) – $74.99
The sleek, comfortable-to-use Remington Smart Beard Trimmer is an excellent way to fine-tune your facial fuzz. The trimmer’s motorized comb comes with an incredible 175 length settings that can be adjusted in 0.1mm increments for laser-sharp shaping. Key features include a memory function that lets you maintain your signature look effortlessly, an auto turbo feature that automatically adjusts the trimming speed based on the level and thickness of your hair, a digital touch screen that lets you manage length settings with ease, and a powerful rechargeable lithium battery that delivers up to 50 minutes of cordless runtime for stress-free grooming on the go.
6. Andis T-Outliner- $71
Andis has been a barber favorite for years, and for very good reason. Its fuss-free line of products do the job and they do it well. They also do it for a long, long time. As fashionbeans.com notes, whereas most trimmers are on their last legs after a year or two, the Andis T -Outliner keeps on trucking (and trimming) for years, with some customers claiming theirs is still in perfect order after five years or more. Along with being superbly durable, it’s also extremely quiet, very efficient, and perfectly suited for trimming necks, beards, mustaches, and edging around the ears.
5. Wahl Model 9864SS Stainless Matte Gray Beard Trimmer – $72
Made from durable stainless steel and available with four attachments and 12 T-Blade guide combs for different hair lengths, the Wahl Model 9864SS Stainless Matte Gray Beard Trimmer is an excellent allrounder with a great list of features. It’s powered by rechargeable Lithium-Ion 2.0 technology that provides up to six hours of trimming on a single charge (the equivalent of around 2 weeks’ worth of trimming), making it a great option for traveling. The self-sharpening blades are capable of delivering years’ worth of use without losing an ounce of efficiency… although in case they do, you’re covered by a 5-year warranty.
4. Braun Multi Grooming Kit MGK5280 – $63
A versatile all-rounder with a great price point and an equally impressive skill set, the compact Braun Multi Grooming Kit MGK5280 is ideal for men looking for a hassle-free option that will do the job without a single complaint. Its nine attachments can handle beards from .5mm to 21 mm in length and can be adjusted in 2mm increments for a precise finish. The battery life is a fairly modest 1 hour, but the LED indicator on the handle that displays the remaining battery life will make sure you’re never caught short. Fully washable, compact, and with the very handy addition of a Gillette Razor for laser-sharp lines, it’s a very sound option.
3. Beard Trimmer by Bevel – $170
After drawing rave reviews for its first trimmer, Bevel’s second offering is set to do much the same. The cutting quality and precision are as flawless as ever, but it now comes in a new cordless version that delivers an industry leaving 8 hours of trimming. Depending on how quick you are with your hands, that means you should be able to fit a month’s worth of sessions into a single charge. The perfect cutting length is achieved with the flick of a dial, while the inclusion of a t-blade makes creating sharp, clean lines a breeze.
2. Panasonic ER-SB40-K Beard Trimmer – $49.98
Weighing in at just 2.99 oz, the Panasonic ER-SB40-K is a superbly lightweight, compact option that’s easy to maneuver and even easier to transport. Instead of the interchangeable heads that come with most trimmers, Panasonic has made it easy with one high-quality guard that can be adjusted to 10 different lengths at the flick of a dial. Its 800 cuts-per-minute (CPM) linear trimmer motor makes light work of even the coarsest hair. As it’s waterproof, clean-up under running water is a cinch. The lithium-ion battery offers a 1-hour trim time on a full charge.
1. Brio Beardscape Beard and Hair Trimmer – $104.90
Named as one of the best beard trimmers on the market by gearhungry.com, the Brio Beardscape Beard and Hair Trimmer offers the closest you’ll come to a professional trim at home. Standout features include a low-friction ceramic blade for effortless shaping, 1mm, 2mm, 3mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 15mm, and 18mm guards, 5-speed settings, responsive controls, and a titanium rake that’s been precision ground to match the ceramic blade. Excellent battery life and a handy digital display complete the list.