17 best beard and mustache trimmers

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective, does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

A freely growing wild beard and mustache do not stick to the image of a modern man caring for facial hair: you need to timely adjust the length of the hair and control the contour of its growth. For this, there are special devices – trimmers that replace the razor for bearded men. There is a wide selection of these devices in stores at different prices, but how do you choose the best one and should you overpay? The experts of the portal carefully studied the offers of sellers, the recommendations of barbers and the opinion of men and identified the best trimmers for beard and mustache in different price categories. Additionally, we offer a mini-review of interesting devices for shortening and removing ear and nasal hairs.

Rating of the best beard and mustache trimmers

Nomination a place Name of product price
Best inexpensive beard and mustache trimmers 1 Philips OneBlade QP2520 / 20 RUB 2 050
2 Braun BT 3040 RUB 2,150
3 Panasonic ER-GB40 RUB 2,100
The best trimmers for beard and mustache in terms of price-performance ratio 1 BaByliss E886E RUB 8,990
2 Philips BT5200 Series 5000 RUB 3,810
3 Remington MB6550 RUB 2,565
4 Philips OneBlade Pro QP6510 / 20 RUB 3,990
The best trimmers for trimming nose and ears 1 Philips NT3160 990 RUB
2 Panasonic ER-GN30 990 RUB
3 Moser 5640-1801 RUB 1,006
4 BaByliss E652E RUB 1,464
The best universal trimmers in terms of price-performance ratio 1 Philips MG1100 Series 1000 1 390 rub.
2 BaBylissPRO FX757E RUB 1,330
3 Remington NE3450 RUB 1,139
The best multifunctional cars in the premium segment 1 Philips HC9490 Series 9000 RUB 9 390
2 Panasonic ER-GP80 RUB 8,700
3 Moser 1871-0071 Chrom Style Pro RUB 9,900

Best inexpensive beard and mustache trimmers

In the economy segment there are machines with basic capabilities and a standard set of attachments for simple facial hair care. This is not to say that the trimmers are of low quality – those presented in our rating have served users for years.

Philips OneBlade QP2520 / 20

Rating: 4.9

Philips OneBlade QP2520 / 20

The hybrid styler is suitable for contouring beards and maintaining hair lengths of 1, 3 or 5 mm with the included comb attachments. The OneBlade QP2520 / 20 is designed to work with any stiffness of stubble, it cuts without irritating the skin, therefore it is suitable even for people with very sensitive epidermis.

Unique to the Philips Beard and Mustache Trimmer is a fast-moving blade unit with a speed of 200 vibrations / sec, which can change position in one axis. It cuts the hair neatly, leaving 1 mm above the skin for a light unshaven effect. Moreover, the method of use can be anything: with foam or dry – it depends on the preferences of the man. The blades can last up to 4 months even when shaving on hard bristles – this is a good indicator. Moreover, their replacement is safe and convenient.

The device is easy to clean – just rinse the unit under running water, which will knock out the remaining hairs from the brush. You should not worry about the safety of the electrics – the case is waterproof, equipped with a non-slip insert on the handle. The battery lasts for 45 minutes, the motor power is 2 W. OneBlade weighs only 200 grams, you can buy the device for about 2000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Shaving and straightening the length of the beard and mustache hair;

  • Ergonomic body;

  • Possibility to wash the block under the tap;

  • Blades with a large margin of service life + replacement kit in a set;

  • 3 attachments-combs included;

  • Two-year manufacturer's warranty.

disadvantages

  • When connected to a charger, the trimmer cannot be used for its intended purpose;

  • There is no charge indicator.

Braun BT 3040

Rating: 4.8

Braun BT 3040

The Braun BT 3040 beard and mustache styling kit is slightly less in demand, but the device is not inferior to the leader of the rating. The styler is equipped with two combs with a blade height from 0.5 to 20 mm, it can be adjusted to exactly 39 cut length options in half a millimeter increments. The lifespan of the blades is irregular as described by the manufacturer.

After use, the unit can be rinsed under a tap – the trimmer electronics are protected by a waterproof case. However, men note the absence of a rubberized gasket on the handle and some inconvenience when holding the device. Braun BT 3040 can work 60 minutes on a single charge, but recharging is long – all 8 hours.

A nice bonus to your purchase is the included Gillette Fusion ProGlide Razor with FlexBall Technology. It is useful if you want to make your skin perfectly smooth, or if you need to correct the contour of the beard.

A set for decorating facial hair Braun BT 3040 will cost an average of about 2,490 rubles.

Advantages

  • 39 length options for a haircut;

  • Washable;

  • Shaver included;

  • Charge holds well;

  • Long lasting blades;

  • There is a charge level indicator.

disadvantages

  • Very long charging (best left overnight);

  • Some users have reported uneven cut of hair.

Panasonic ER-GB40

Rating: 4.7

Panasonic ER-GB40

The Panasonic ER-GB40 beard and mustache trimmer is recognized by customers as the most convenient beard trimmer, which is easy to clean and even wash. Its body is insulated from water, rubberized for a comfortable grip, and the handle has an ergonomic shape, it has a rotating regulator of the length of the medium from 1 to 10 mm, in total 20 positions with a step of 0.5 mm.

The cutting unit with a single 27 mm wide nozzle and 450 blades sharpened at an angle of 450 moves smoothly along the contours of the face, working out every curve. The battery charge will last for 50 minutes of simulation, there is an indicator of the remaining energy on the case. It should be remembered that the battery is charged for 8 hours, it is recommended to leave it on the wire overnight. The convenience of the Panasonic ER-GB40 model is included in the box, suitable for charging and storing the trimmer at the same time.

The Panasonic ER-GB40 beard and mustache machine is the lightest in the category of budget devices – it weighs only 150 grams with a high-quality assembly, and you can buy it for an average of 2,400 rubles.

Advantages

  • Adjustment of the blade height for a cut of 1 … 10 mm with a step of 0.5 mm;

  • Cleaning brush and grease included;

  • The charging stand is suitable for storing the trimmer;

  • Long-term work on one battery charge;

  • Suitable for wet and dry shaving.

disadvantages

  • The only attachment in the set (lack of relative leaders in the rating).

The best trimmers for beard and mustache in terms of price-performance ratio

For trimmers of the middle price category, we note an increased set of functions: more attachments (not always), convenient indicators, a fundamentally better plastic case, a reliable mechanism and a longer service life than budget counterparts.

BaByliss E886E

Rating: 4.9

BaByliss E886E

At the leading position of the rating is the BaByliss E886E beard and mustache trimmer with a widened 34 mm blade, suitable for styling a mustache and beard at home and in the salon. The device is equipped with a digital battery status indicator on a small screen, it also shows the set blade height in the range of 0.4 … 10 mm, which, incidentally, can be set to 48 positions for precise cutting with sharp and durable blades. The trimmer works equally well in wet and dry modes without any complaints about cut quality.

The BaByliss E886E device comes with a charging stand that fills the battery in just 5 minutes – it's very fast! At the same time, continuous work is ensured for a whole hour. Another 'trick' is the memory function, each time the blade is turned on, the blade is set to the position set for the last time it was used. For convenience, the manufacturer has included a brush for cleaning the blades and oil for lubricating them.

You can buy the BaByliss E886E trimmer from 6 600 rubles.

Advantages

  • Multi-position nozzle with 48 positions of length adjustment;

  • The function of memorizing the last position of the blades before turning off;

  • Waterproof case;

  • Fast charging in 5 minutes and long work 1 hour;

  • Base with charging function;

  • Long lasting blades;

  • Display with information on charge level and hair length.

disadvantages

  • Not defined.

Philips BT5200 Series 5000

Rating: 4.8

Philips BT5200 Series 5000

The Philips BT5200 Series 5000 beard and mustache trimmer, similar to the leader in the price-quality category, cuts hair within the range of 0.4 … 10 mm, only the number of positions is only 17, but this is quite enough to maintain an image at home with a single attachment. The blade height adjuster is mechanical, the model does not have a display, but there is a separate battery status indicator. The battery is charged from the mains within an hour, the device works the same amount.

Cleaning of the blades is carried out with the brush supplied with the sales kit, or with a jet of water – the case is waterproof. An inconvenience is caused by the increased size of the BT5200 Series 5000 trimmer body, but for people of large build with large palms, this is not a problem, judging by the reviews. Otherwise, it is a good device that is convenient to use.

The cost of Philips BT5200 Series 5000 is on average 5 400 rubles.

Advantages

  • The optimal number of cutting positions is from 0.4 to 10 mm;

  • Charges relatively quickly;

  • Charge indicator;

  • Reliable construction;

  • Uniform haircut without twitching hairs.

disadvantages

  • Large body size.

Remington MB6550

Rating: 4.7

Remington MB6550

The third place was taken by the first in the ranking Remington MB6550 vacuum beard and mustache trimmer, when using it there is no problem with hairs flying around the bathroom – the attachments are sucked into a special container, from where they are easily removed when cleaning the device.

The set includes 8 attachments: 6 standard, including a wide one for combing and thinning vegetation, one telescopic and one for shaving. A total of 8 blade height settings. All attachments differ in width and serve to work out different areas of the mustache and beard. Titanium-plated stainless steel blades ensure a uniform cut.

For the convenience of storage and transportation, the manufacturer completed the set with a cover.

The initial cost of the Remington MB6550 is 4,700 rubles.

Advantages

  • 8 different attachments;

  • Carrying case included;

  • Haircut within 0.4 … 16 mm;

  • Container for collecting cut hairs;

  • The blades are not dull.

disadvantages

  • You can only wash the removable head;

  • Haircut only on dry.

Philips OneBlade Pro QP6510 / 20

Rating: 4.6

Philips OneBlade Pro QP6510 / 20

Another OneBlade from Philips in our ranking, this time an improved version of the Pro QP6510 / 20. It is adapted to cut hair of any thickness to achieve the effect of a light stubble or a brutal beard. A total of 12 blade height adjustment modes. OneBlade technology provides a clear cut, allows you to shape the contour, while protecting the skin from cuts. The blades of the Philips OneBlade Pro QP6510 / 20 are designed to last for 4 months and should be changed at this frequency, and between brushing and rinsing under running water. The device is not afraid of water, so you can shave dry or wet.

The model is fundamentally different from the inexpensive 'brother' with a more capacious battery, which needs to be charged for 60 minutes, the same amount of time it will work in continuous mode. It also exceeds the power value – 5.4 W, which is 2.5 times more than the budget OneBlade device. The maximum hair length has been increased to 9 mm, the minimum has been reduced to 0.5 mm, and the adjustment step is 0.5 mm for a more precise haircut.

The set includes a comb-brush for straightening bristles and thinning hair.

The cost of the Philips OneBlade Pro QP6510 / 20 is 3,500 rubles.

Advantages

  • Haircut length 0.5 … 9.0 mm;

  • Convenient body with rubberized handle;

  • The battery charges quickly and holds a charge for a long time;

  • Power 5.4 W;

  • Relatively low price for the category.

disadvantages

  • The moving block throws the cut hair around the room;

  • Replaceable blades are expensive (about 1,500-2,000 rubles).

The best trimmers for trimming nose and ears

The hairs lining the epithelium of the nasal wings and auricles are physiologically necessary for us – they protect the inner shells from dust, microbes and other contaminants of various origins, therefore it is not recommended to cut them clean. However, in cases of excessive growth, the vegetation looks untidy and spoils the appearance, style of any person, especially men are prone to this. In such cases, moderate pruning and thinning will not hurt.

To trim the hair in the nose and ears, trimmers are also used, but compact, with miniature attachments.

Philips NT3160

Rating: 4.9

Philips NT3160

The compact Philips NT3160 trimmer is designed to gently trim and shorten hairs from the nasal cavity and auricle, and is used successfully to correct eyebrows and remove unwanted hairs from other parts of the body. Convenience and comfort during work is provided by the ProtecTube technology in combination with the angle of inclination of the independent blades, protected by a mesh from the effects on the mucous membranes and skin. They do not pull out hairs, but rather cut them off. The set includes 2 combs 3 and 5 mm.

The body of the Philips NT3160 trimmer is waterproof, the device can be used in the shower or in the bathroom – it will not slip out of your hands thanks to the rubber pads. The blade is perfectly cleaned with water, it does not need lubrication.

The trimmer is powered by a boy's AA battery (included in the kit), when turned on, the indicator light is on, there is a lock / unlock identifier.

The cost of the Philips NT3160 device is only 1,200 rubles.

Advantages

  • 2 nozzles 3 and 5 mm;

  • Universal use;

  • Convenient waterproof case;

  • Suitable for smoothing the eyebrow contour;

  • Affordable price.

disadvantages

  • You need to adapt to the angle of inclination of the haircut.

Panasonic ER-GN30

Rating: 4.8

Panasonic ER-GN30

The Panasonic ER-GN30 device is a special machine for removing hairs from 1 mm in length in the nose and ears; it is completely unsuitable for eyebrow contour correction due to the absence of a trimmer attachment, only an elongated rounded brush with built-in blades sharpened on both sides. It is necessary to take care of it with a brush included in the kit and rinsing with water. The manufacturer does not provide additional attachments, therefore the machine is a device for only one user, based on hygiene rules.

The Panasonic ER-GN30 body is comfortable with elastic anti-slip elastomer inserts, so the machine cannot slip out of your hands. Includes a blade cap for hygienic storage and transport. The machine is powered by AA batteries.

You can buy Panasonic ER-GN30 from 980 rubles.

Advantages

  • Optimal shape of the head for trimming the nasal passages and ears;

  • Doesn't pull out hairs;

  • Long-term operation (up to six months) from one battery;

  • Low price.

disadvantages

  • Replaceable attachments are not on sale (if the blades become dull);

  • Prolonged clipping will heat up the brush head and can burn sensitive skin.

Moser 5640-1801

Rating: 4.7

Moser 5640-1801

The multifunctional device Moser 5640-1801 is suitable for cutting and thinning hair in the nose, ears, for correcting the contour of the eyebrow thanks to three different attachments. The machine is powered by a built-in AAA lithium-ion battery, which charges in a couple of hours and lasts for several months. The case is compact and carefully insulated from water.

The Moser 5640-1801 device receives good reviews from users, there are no serious complaints about the work, except for individual characteristics – difficulties with cutting thick hairs, a difference in opinions about the thickness of the penetrating nozzle.

You can buy the Moser 5640-1801 set for 1050 rubles.

Advantages

  • Suitable for cutting hair in the nose, ears and eyebrow contour;

  • 3 nozzles included;

  • Cuts evenly, does not pull hair;

  • Washable.

disadvantages

  • Thick hairs are not always captured the first time.

BaByliss E652E

Rating: 4.6

BaByliss E652E

The BaByliss E652E device closes the rating of nose hair clippers, which is also suitable for working with eyebrows and hair on other parts of the body. The interchangeable trimmer attachment with hair lengths of 3 and 5 mm has a small angle for easy use. The blades cut hairs exactly the first time without causing discomfort.

The device works from an AA battery for 5-6 months, which is very economical.

The BaByliss E652E multifunctional trimmer will cost an average of 1,600 rubles.

Advantages

  • 2 nozzles;

  • Possibility of eyebrow correction;

  • Rubberized coating;

  • Compact size and convenient body;

  • Neat hair cut.

disadvantages

  • The price is somewhat overpriced;

  • Inconvenient inclusion of a cover for a compartment with a battery.

The best universal trimmers in terms of price-performance ratio

Universal trimmers are devices with several types of attachments for working with hair in different zones.

Philips MG1100 Series 1000

Rating: 4.9

Philips MG1100 Series 1000

The leader among the versatile Philips MG1100 Series 1000 trimmers, which allows you not only to cut facial hair, but also to clean it clean with a smooth shave, for which a special attachment is provided. You can shorten the beard hairs or straighten them to a length of 1, 3 or 5 mm with the appropriate combs, there is no intermediate adjustment of the blade height. But the attachment, replacing the razor, is gentle on the skin compared to a conventional machine: the blades are separated from the epidermis by a thinnest mesh, into which the hairs penetrate for cutting, regardless of the direction of their growth.

The Philips MG1100 Series 1000 trimmer is water washable and runs on a proprietary AA battery that can also be used for power. The charge is enough for several months of device operation.

The Philips MG1100 Series 1000 is the all-in-one complete beard grooming tool from close shaving to contouring and trimming. The cost of the device is about 1,400 rubles.

Advantages

  • Shaving attachment and 3 combs included;

  • Long-lasting battery;

  • Low price;

  • Works on hairs with different growth directions and in hard-to-reach areas;

  • Blade width 21 mm;

  • Self-sharpening knives.

disadvantages

  • It is necessary to adapt to the angle of inclination of the trimmer.

BaBylissPRO FX757E

Rating: 4.8

BaBylissPRO FX757E

This trimmer is suitable for those who need to trim the hair in the nose, ears, and even out the contour of the beard and eyebrows and vegetation on different parts of the body. The device is compact, from that maneuverable, without any problems reaching even to hard-to-reach areas of the body. Users note: there is nothing better for cutting nose hair than BaBylissPRO FX757E – vegetation is removed almost to the root, but this has its drawback – the mucous membrane remains defenseless against microbes and dust. On the other hand, the cylindrical nozzle is not convenient for all ears, but it is very convenient to even out the contour of eyebrows, beard and mustache with a trimmer.

The BaBylissPRO FX757E head can be washed under running water. The device is powered by an AAA little finger battery that holds a charge for 3 months.

You can buy a universal trimmer from BaBylissPRO for 1800 rubles.

Advantages

  • Suitable for shaping beards, eyebrows and hair cutting in the nose and ears;

  • Works in hard-to-reach places;

  • The blades sharpened on both sides practically do not dull.

disadvantages

  • The price for the functionality seems somewhat overpriced.

Remington NE3450

Rating: 4.7

Remington NE3450

In third place in the rating of universal inexpensive trimmers, the Remington NE3450 nose hair trimmer and eyebrow shaper. The device is compact, the cutting knives are very sharp and rarely dull when used as intended. A smooth eyebrow cut is provided by the included comb attachment.

The trimmer works from an internal power source – AA batteries. The body of the device is waterproof, but immersion is prohibited.

The price of the device is only 990 rubles.

Advantages

  • Copes well with trimming nose and ear hair;

  • Cuts eyebrows perfectly;

  • Suitable for use on different areas of the body.

disadvantages

  • Many users fail after a year.

The best multifunctional cars in the premium segment

In the category of premium trimmers, the experts present high quality, versatile, multi-functional devices. These are used by professional hairdressers and barbers, as well as men who carefully monitor their image, in particular, their beard.

Philips HC9490 Series 9000

Rating: 4.9

Philips HC9490 Series 9000

The most convenient trimmer model according to users is the Philips HC9490 Series 9000, which can work for 3 hours on a single charge, replenished from the mains in just 60 minutes. Titanium blades do not dull over time, so there is no need to change the block.

The cutting length setting range is the widest – from 0.5 to 42 mm (400 positions in total) with a trimmer width of 42 mm; other parts of the body. This is possible thanks to the three attachments included in the set – combs.

You can store the Philips HC9490 Series 9000 multifunctional device in the provided case or on the charging cradle, which must be disconnected from the mains.

An interesting feature of the trimmer is the function of storing the set length for each comb, which makes it easier for one user. There is also a turbo mode for a quick haircut. In any case, the blades cut accurately, the hairs do not pull out, and there are no unpleasant sensations.

The cost of the Philips HC9490 Series 9000 exceeds 9,000 rubles, but the device replaces many barber tools, so for a professional the investment is more than justified.

Advantages

  • Cuts beard and hair on the head;

  • Digital display with charge indicator and information about the set length;

  • Holds a charge longer than others;

  • Stable haircut without pulling hairs;

  • The titanium blades are self-sharpening;

  • Base stand and storage case included.

disadvantages

  • The nozzle clogs up quickly, cleaning is necessary after each use;

  • High price.

Panasonic ER-GP80

Rating: 4.8

Panasonic ER-GP80

In second place in the rating was the Panasonic ER-GP80, an ergonomically designed machine designed for cutting hair and beard in hairdressers and barbershop studios. The motor accelerates to 10 thousand rpm, forcing the blades to move up to 1.5 times faster than other trimmers, which contributes to the perfect cut of hair of any thickness and thickness without pain and discomfort for the skin. Power control is carried out automatically: the sensor itself determines the nature of the hairline and regulates the intensity of the blade movement, and the number of motor revolutions does not decrease until the battery is completely discharged, which lasts for 50 minutes of operation (it takes about an hour to charge).

A feature of the model is the improved blades with X-shaped teeth, coated with diamond-like carbon and titanium nitride, sharpened at an angle of 45 °, without exaggeration, capture every hair, even in hard-to-reach places and in zones of growth direction change. They practically do not dull and ensure a long service life of the device.

The cost of Panasonic ER-GP80 is about 8,700 rubles.

Advantages

  • Increased frequency of blade movement;

  • Cutting height from 0.8 mm to 20 mm with adjustable lengths of 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15 mm;

  • Automatic power control;

  • Full capture of all hairs in the treated areas;

  • Operates on battery or mains (3 meter cord).

disadvantages

  • No storage case.

Moser 1871-0071 Chrom Style Pro

Rating: 4.8

Moser 1871-0071 Chrom Style Pro

The multifunctional device Moser 1871-0071 Chrom Style Pro completes the rating of universal trimmers, working from the mains or from the battery on a single charge for 1.5 hours. The indicator will notify you about the need to connect the charger. The motor speed is lower than that of the previous model – only 5200 rpm, but this does not greatly affect the quality of the cut – the blades move with sufficient speed.

The set includes 4 attachments – combs for setting the cut length in 5 positions of the blade height: 0.7 … 12.0 mm, the widest trimmer width – 46 mm. The kit is complemented by a charger in the form of a stand, a brush and oil for the blades.

The cost of the Moser 1871-0071 Chrom Style Pro set slightly exceeds 10,000 rubles, which, in comparison with the leaders of the category, is overestimated in relation to the quality of the device.

Advantages

  • Wide beard and head trimmer;

  • Long battery life 1.5 hours (90 minutes);

  • Convenient form.

disadvantages

  • Not suitable for fast haircuts and streaming hairdressers (requires measured work);

  • It does not reach the professional level in terms of characteristics, the craftsmen lack power and speed;

  • For the price-quality ratio, the cost of purchasing the device is overstated.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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