Panasonic ES8243A Arc 4$89.99
Ease of Use9.0/10
- Wet and dry shaving function allows for shaving in the shower with or without shaving gels/creams/lotions.
- Provides quick, comfortable, irritation-free, close and clean shaves.
- Ultra-sharp nanotech blades make it perfect for coarse, stubborn, thick and tough facial hair.
- It is waterproof and amazingly easy to clean after use.
- Its rechargeable battery gives consistent power even when almost drained of charge.
- Its four blades cut thick and tough hair without tugging and pulling.
- Has a flexible pivoting head that follows contours of the face and makes shaving of thick hair painless.
- Operates at very sharp 30-degree-angle, hence, more cutting efficiency.
- Has a large head that cannot access goatee beard, sideburns or mustache during styling.
- No corded use.
- Replacing its foils and blades is costly.
Summary of My Review on Panasonic ES8243A Arc 4 Electric Shaver
It is never easy to shave thick hair. The hair will not just resist the pressure you exert, but will also dull the shaver’s blades quickly. The tugging, pulling and irritation that is caused by quick relentless attempts to trim thick beards may inflict unbearable soreness, redness and bleeding on your face. And every time you use the wrong electric shaver to cut thick facial hair, you run the risk of turning a gorgeous face into an unsightly one.
So what makes the best electric shaver for thick and tough beards? The best shaver for tough facial hair must have excellent motor power, a meticulously designed shaving head and durable blades. It must be a feature-rich shaver with a high-tech shaving technology, utmost precision and wet/dry shaving options.
Are you looking for such a shaver? If so, then Panasonic ES8243A Nanotech-Blade Wet/Dry Shaver is perfect for you.
Consistently rated by users as a superb electric shaver for men with thick and tough facial hair, the shaver cuts thick 2-4 days old hair in just 3 minutes. It handles thick and coarse hair like a pro, gives amazingly close and smooth shaves, and delivers the ultimate shaving experience.
The Panasonic ES8243A Arc 4Nanotech-Blade Shaver is a unique four-blade cutting system with a larger and flexible cutting head, which delivers quick, comfortable and smooth shaves. Working at the sharpest 30-degree-angle, the shaver catches short stubbles and toughest hair with absolute ease. The cordless, ergonomic design and easy-to-clean wet/dry shaver floats across the face without pulling or tugging long hair, and delivers the ultimate shaving experience regardless of the thickness of beard or type of skin. And since it has no major drawbacks, it is a worthwhile investment for men with thick beards.
My Detailed Review on Panasonic ES8243A Arc4 Wet/Dry Shaver
Furnished with innovative technology and designed to shave at a 30-degree-angle, the Panasonic ES8243A Arc 4 Nanotech-Blade shaver gives better performance, more control and amazing precision. Employing nanotechnology and using four blades instead of three, the shaver has an extra blade that provides additional shaving efficiency. The arced blades and foils deal with stubborn, coarse and thick hair efficiently while offering an expanded surface for cutting more hair without skin irritation.
Its ultra-speed 13,000 RPM linear motor drive ensures more coverage per stroke while its wet/dry shaving options brings more flexibility into shaving routines. Besides, the 100-percent waterproof shaver can be used in the shower or bathroom without damage or malfunction, and is exceptionally easy to clean.
Supplied with a flexible pivoting head that conforms to facial contours, the shaver reaches all facial hair and gives comfortable smooth shaves. Its built-in pop-up trimmer shaves sideburns, mustache and the area around the neck effortlessly, while its 10-stage LCD display is a comprehensive platform that indicates the battery power level, charge level and cleaning reminder.
The Panasonic ES8243A Nanotech-Blade shaver has a rechargeable battery that charges full in 1 hour and offers 45 minutes of cordless use, with the option of 5-minute quick-charge for 1 full shave. Lightweight (6.2 ounces), small-size (9.6 x 3 x 7 inches) and boasting of a user-friendly ergonomic design, the comfortable-to-use, non-slip and easy-to-manoeuvre electric shaver can be used for many minutes without problems. It is also portable and comes with a travel pouch.
- Four-Blade Ultra-Thin Foil 30-Degree-Angle Nanotech Blades: Gives clean, comfortable, close and smooth shaving regardless of skin or hair type.
- 13,000 CPM Linear Motor-Drive: Gives quick shaves that are devoid of tugging and pulling; hence, countering the toughest beards and giving smooth shaves.
- Flexible Pivoting Head: Follows facial contours and ensures smooth and quick shaves without irritation.
- Wet/Dry Function: Gives comfortable dry shaves and refreshingly smooth wet shaves with gels and lotions.
- Stainless Hypoallergenic Steel Blades and Foil: Constructed in a semi-circular fashion to allow for quick circular and irritation-free movements across the face.
- Turbo Cleaning Mode: Relying on sonic vibrations to clean the blades and foil just by placing them under running water, the turbo mode offers an impressive 17,000 RPMs for quick and easy cleaning of the shaver.
- Built-In Pop-Up Trimmer: Helps with shaving the mustache, sideburns and hair around the neck.
- 100-Percent Waterproof, 10-Stage LCD Display, Travel Pouch, AC Adaptor and Lock Button.
- Weight of 6.2 ounces; Dimensions 9.6 x 3 x 7 inches.
How To Use Panasonic ES8243A Arc 4 Nanotech-Blade Wet/Dry Shaver
- The shaver offers both wet and dry shaving options, but wet shaves are advisable when dealing with thick and coarse beards.
- Wash your face thoroughly to remove dirt, excess oil and dust. Apply the right shaving gel/lotion/foam and rub gently.
- Turn your shaver ON and place it into shaving position, ensuring it is against the grain. If your skin is sensitive or if you have black skin, you should shave with the grain to avoid irritation and bumps.
- Move the shaver gently across the face, allowing the flexing head to follow the contours of your face in order to deliver a smooth and comfortable shave.
- Using your free hand, stretch your skin to allow the blades to catch and cut more hair quickly.
- Once you achieve your desired shave, turn off the shaver and clean it immediately.
How To Clean Panasonic ES8243A Arc 4 Nanotech-Blade Wet/Dry Shaver
- The shaver is simply cleaned by rinsing under running water.
- Start the cleaning process by removing its foil cap and then turning off the turbo mode.
- Add liquid soap to the foils and then replace the foil cap. Turn on the turbo mode so that turbo cleaning can occur.
- Place the shaving head under running water and rinse it for 30 seconds.
- Remove the shaver from the water, turn off the turbo mode and then shake off excess water. Allow the shaver to dry on the side.
- If you have no time to use the turbo mode, you should just remove the foil cap and then rinse the shaving head for 30 seconds under running tap water.