Need to buy one of the best hair clippers since all barbers are officially closed until further notice? We understand. No one wants to rock a grown out hairdo, even if you aren't leaving the house unless it's for exercise. Decent beard styles.
Well, we've done our research and written the ultimate guide for the best hair clippers you can buy. This way – lockdown or not – you can trim your hair from the comfort of your own home. Easily, too.
Several hair clippers double up as beard trimmers and vice versa so that you can get two jobs done using one product. Less money to spend and less bathroom storage space taken up. Sounds good to us.
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What is the best hair clipper you can buy?
The Philips Series 5000 Trim-n-Flow PRO Technology Hair Clipper is rated our best buy for a fast, even cut. It features 28 length settings from 0.5mm to 28mm, it comes with three different heads and it's washable as well as cordless.
The best hair clippers
We rate the Philips Series 5000 Trim-n-Flow as the best hair clipper you can buy for two reasons: it's incredibly easy to use and has 28 easy lock-in length settings.
The built in Trim-n-flow PRO technology inside this hair clipper means it works to cut your hair so it flows away from the blades to make the job easier. It can also cut through any hair type and it works twice as fast as other Philips clippers.
This hair clipper is designed to do one job, clip your hair. With a huge 28 length settings to choose from, all of which are easy to lock in, this hair clipper is the one. No matter if you prefer 0.5mm or 28mm, this hair clipper can offer everything. It also includes a stubble comb at 2mm for shorter hairstyles and beards.
How to maintain a beard
Use the Turbo button on this hair clipper to make an easy job of thicker hair. You're welcome.
Yes, this hair clipper is cordless! Charge it for just one hour for a whole 90 minutes of cordless use. You can also use it plugged in if preferred.
The best hair clipper come beard trimmer you can buy is without a doubt the Braun Beard Trimmer BT7240 and Hair Clipper – it's 2-in-1, it features 39 length settings and it's cordless.
This 2-in-1 device rids the need for storing and buying two separate products, while it can offer a decent shave on both your face and head. In the box comes a range of attachments including a short comb for maintaining shorter to medium hairstyles and an 11mm to 20mm comb for longer hair. The beard trimmer head also helps to create precise lines around the back of your head and around your face. And it comes with a Gillette Fusion 5 ProGlide razor for touch-ups and hard to reach areas.
Featuring a precision wheel to select the length you'd like, this hair clipper has 39 length settings from 0.5mm to 20mm. These go up in 0.5m increments.
Featuring a long-lasting lithium-ion battery, this hair clipper is cordless so can work for 100 minutes before running out of charge. It takes just one hour to fully recharge and if you're in a hurry, five minutes of charging will last you one clip.
An easy to use piece of kit, the Wahl Five Star Balding Clipper does exactly what it says on the tin. Why pay someone to remove all of your hair every two weeks when you can do it yourself at home?
Yep, this hair clipper is only suitable for those who want to go bald as it comes with one 0mm head. It features a chrome fine-precision blade for a super close cut, and it can be used for both full head balding and skin-tight fades. Whatever you fancy!
It's corded, which is a slight disadvantage, but what it has in wire it doesn't lack in power. It's easy to use – a V5000 oscillating armature motor powers this thing making it sturdy and durable.
The Braun HC5010 Hair Clipper is our pick of the best budget hair clipper you can buy. Although it has a low price tag, it performs pretty well and is made by a leading brand. Win Win.
This hair clipper makes an easy job of cutting hair from 3mm to 24mm and offers nine length settings. It comes with one head, a brush and some appliance oil. Safe to say it's a little basic, but, it still gets the job done.
Featuring a nickel-metal hydride battery inside, this hair clipper is cordless but it takes a while to charge. Eight hours of charging gives for 40 minutes of cordless use.
This mega hair clipper does nine jobs in one. It can trim, clip and groom all of the hair on your body! And it's completely waterproof so can be used while showering for less mess. We think it's the ultimate styling kit...
Yep, this one device can be used for nine different functions. It can, of course, be used as a hair clipper, but also to trim your hair, beard, nose and ears. And to groom your body and even as a clean shave razor. The opportunities are endless.
Mens long hair and beard styles
With 13 length settings and four combs included, this 9-in-1 clipper/trimmer/groomer offers a safe shave from 0.5mm to 21mm.
With a special built-in motor to work with long, thick and dense hair, this device can tackle any type of hair. This motor also ensures a constant cutting speed.
Featuring a Li-ion+ battery inside, it can work for 150 per cent longer than most clippers and it lasts for a whopping 100 minutes from just one hour and five minutes of charging. Oh, and it has a five minute quick charge option for one trim.