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Valentine's Day: Best trimmers for men to refine their grooming game

ByAishwarya Faraswal
Jan 31, 2024 03:16 PM IST

Valentine's Day: Trimmers make wonderful gifts as the gesture shows consideration for your partner's grooming routine. Gift one from our top picks this season.

As Valentine's Day approaches, the hunt for the ideal gift to express love and appreciation for your significant other begins. The challenge lies not only in finding a present that resonates with their personality but also in selecting something practical and meaningful. In this pursuit, you can consider the often-overlooked realm of grooming, an intimate aspect of self-care that can be effortlessly enhanced with the right gift.

Valentine's Day: Ditch clichés and show love with the best trimmer, an exclusive expression of affection.(Unsplash)
Valentine's Day: Ditch clichés and show love with the best trimmer, an exclusive expression of affection.(Unsplash)

Finding the perfect gift is a delightful yet intricate puzzle, but fear not! This Valentine's Day, we propose a solution that combines both utility and thoughtfulness, a high-quality best trimmer for men. Beyond the conventional chocolates and flowers, a trimmer reflects a keen understanding of your partner's daily routine and personal grooming preferences.

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Why a trimmer, you might wonder? The answer lies in its versatility and the intrinsic value it adds to your partner's daily life. Grooming is a ritual of self-care and confidence, and a premium trimmer serves as a tool to refine and elevate that experience. It symbolizes your consideration for their well-being and your acknowledgment of the importance they play on personal style.

But with a myriad of options available, choosing the right trimmer for men can be overwhelming. To simplify this process, we've curated a list of the top 9 trimmers for men that combine cutting-edge technology, durability, and user-friendly features. This article will guide you through the why and how of gifting a trimmer, ensuring that your Valentine's Day present goes beyond the ordinary, making a lasting impression on your partner's grooming routine. So, let's embark on this journey of thoughtful gifting and refined self-care together!

1. Philips Battery Powered SkinProtect Beard Trimmer for Men - Lasts 4x Longer, DuraPower Technology, Cordless Rechargeable with USB Charging, Charging Indicator, Travel Lock, No Oil Needed BT1232/18

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Achieve a skin-friendly trim with the Philips Battery Powered SkinProtect Beard Trimmer for Men. Featuring SkinProtect Comb and self-sharpening steel blades, it ensures a close, smooth trim while safeguarding your skin. The rounded tips prevent irritation, and DuraPower technology extends battery life, lasting 4x longer. With up to 30 minutes of cordless use, USB charging, and a travel lock, it's a versatile grooming companion. Enjoy the convenience of a maintenance-free device with a 2-year warranty.

Specifications of Philips Battery Powered SkinProtect Beard Trimmer for Men - Lasts 4x Longer, DuraPower Technology, Cordless Rechargeable with USB Charging, Charging Indicator, Travel Lock, No Oil Needed BT1232/18

Colour: Blue

Hair type: All

Weight: 0.2 Kilograms

Brand: PHILIPS

Power source: Battery powered

Material: Stainless steel, alloy steel

Special feature: Cordless, rechargeable

Blade material: Stainless steel blades

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
SkinProtect comb for a skin-friendly trimMay not be ideal for intricate detailing
Self-sharpening steel bladesLimited battery life for prolonged use
Rounded tips for smooth skin contactRelatively longer charging time
Up to 30 minutes of cordless useMay require frequent charging in high usage
Charging Indicator for convenience 
USB charging with a travel lock 

2. Philips Multi Grooming Kit MG3710/65, 9-in-1 (New Model), Face, Head and Body - All-in-one Trimmer for Men Self Sharpening Stainless Steel Blades, No Oil Needed, 60 Mins Run Time

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Experience ultimate grooming versatility with the Philips Multi Grooming Kit MG3710/65, a 9-in-1 all-in-one trimmer for men. Designed for face, head, and body, its self-sharpening stainless steel blades ensure precision without the need for oil. The cordless, rechargeable trimmer boasts a 60-minute runtime, featuring 7 impact-resistant combs for various lengths. With a no-slip rubber grip and fast-charging capability, this grooming kit provides a comfortable and efficient at-home grooming experience.

Specifications of Philips Multi Grooming Kit MG3710/65, 9-in-1 (New Model), Face, Head and Body - All-in-one Trimmer for Men Self Sharpening Stainless Steel Blades, No Oil Needed, 60 Mins Run Time

Colour: Black

Hair type: All

Weight: 0.74 Kilograms

Brand: PHILIPS

Power source: Battery powered

Material: Rubber, stainless steel

Special feature: Multigroomer, self-sharpening blades

Blade Material: Rubber, self-sharpening stainless steel blades

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
9-in-1 trimmer for face, head, and bodyMay be considered bulkier for travel
Versatile with 7 impact-resistant combsSome users may find a learning curve for attachment use
60 minutes cordless runtime with fast chargingSpecific combs may need careful handling
No-slip rubber grip for improved comfortMay require occasional cleaning for optimal performance
Self-sharpening, skin-friendly blades 
Long-lasting performance with a 2 plus 1 warranty 

3. MI Xiaomi Beard Trimmer for Men 2C With High Precision Trimming | 2 Beard Comb | USB Type-C | Fast Charging | 0.5mm Precision | 40 Length Settings | 90 Min Run Time, Black

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Elevate your grooming routine with the MI Xiaomi Beard Trimmer for Men 2C. Boasting 0.5mm precision, it ensures a flawless trim every time. Bid farewell to frequent charging with 90 minutes of runtime and quick 2-hour USB Type-C charging. With 40 length settings, achieve precise grooming effortlessly. The LED indicator eliminates guessing games about battery life, and its cordless design offers limitless grooming. Travel and kid-friendly, it features safety locks, washable attachments, and a cleaning brush for easy maintenance.

Specifications of MI Xiaomi Beard Trimmer for Men 2C With High Precision Trimming | 2 Beard Comb | USB Type-C | Fast Charging | 0.5mm Precision | 40 Length Settings | 90 Min Run Time, Black

Colour: Black

Hair type: All

Weight: 253 Grams

Brand: MI

Power source: Battery powered

Material: Stainless steel

Special feature: Fast charge

Blade material: Stainless steel

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
0.5mm precision for a flawless trimMay not be suitable for full-body grooming
90-minute runtime with quick 2-hour chargingCordless design may require regular recharging
40 length settings for versatile groomingSome users may prefer more specialized attachments
USB Type-C for fast and versatile chargingMay not be ideal for intricate detailing
LED indicator for precise battery tracking 
Cordless design for unrestricted grooming 
Travel and kid-friendly with safety features 
Washable attachments for easy maintenance 

Also read: Investing in these 6 Best Men's Grooming Beard Trimmers is Worth it!

4. Havells Bt5100C Rechargeable Beard Trimmer with Hypoallergenic Blades; Zero Trim with 0.5 Mm Precision;Upto 17Mm Length Setting for All Trending Styles; 45 Min Runtime, Battery Powered Black & (Grey)

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Experience precise grooming with the Havells Bt5100C Rechargeable Beard Trimmer. With 0.5mm precision and a hypoallergenic stainless steel blade, it ensures a clean cut in every stroke. The versatile length settings (1-17mm) cater to all trending styles. Enjoy 45 minutes of runtime after an 8-hour charge, and the convenience of cord and cordless usage. Weighing just 104 grams, it's perfect for on-the-go use. Backed by a 2-year guarantee, this trimmer delivers smooth, quick, and precise trimming sessions.

Specifications Havells Bt5100C Rechargeable Beard Trimmer with Hypoallergenic Blades; Zero Trim with 0.5 Mm Precision;Upto 17Mm Length Setting for All Trending Styles; 45 Min Runtime, Battery Powered Black & (Grey)

Colour: Gray

Hair type: All

Weight: 104 Grams

Brand: Havells

Power source: Battery powered

Material: Stainless steel

Special feature: Cordless, Rechargeable

Blade material: Stainless steel

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
0.5mm precision with hypoallergenic bladesLonger charging time compared to some competitors
Versatile length settings (1-17mm)May not be suitable for users preferring a more compact design
Cord and cordless use for flexible groomingCorded usage may have limitations in certain situations
45 minutes runtime after 8-hour chargeMay not have advanced features like fast charging
Lightweight and portable at 104 grams 

5. PHILIPS BT3231/15 Smart Beard Trimmer for Men with Self-Sharpening blades for precise trim- Quick Charge; India’s No.1 trimmer*

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Get precise grooming with the PHILIPS BT3231/15 Smart Beard Trimmer for Men. Featuring self-sharpening alloy steel blades, it adapts to your beard density at 125 times/second, ensuring constant power for a fast and precise trim. With 20 lock-in length settings (0.5 - 10mm) and up to 60 minutes of cordless use after a 1-hour charge, this trimmer caters to diverse styles. The 5-minute quick charge option and power adapt sensor make it India's No.1 choice. Enjoy long-lasting performance backed by a 2 plus 1-year warranty after registration.

Specifications of PHILIPS BT3231/15 Smart Beard Trimmer for Men with Self-Sharpening blades for precise trim- Quick Charge; India’s No.1 trimmer*

Colour: Green (Bt3231/15)

Hair type: All

Weight: 0.21 Kilograms

Brand: PHILIPS

Power source: Battery powered

Material: Alloy steel

Special feature: Rechargeable

Blade Material: Alloy steel

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
Power adapt sensor for fast and precise trimMay be considered slightly heavier for some users
20 lock-in length settings with 0.5mm precisionAdvanced features like a laser guide not included
Up to 60 minutes cordless use after 1-hour charge 
5-min quick charge for immediate use 

6. Vega Trimmer for Men with 90 Mins Runtime, Stainless Steel Blades & 40 Length Settings, Black, (Power Lite, VHTH-38)

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Achieve effortless grooming with the Vega Trimmer for Men, Power Lite VHTH-38. With 40 length settings (0.5mm to 20mm) and two comb attachments, achieve your desired beard length effortlessly. The stainless steel blades ensure durability and precision. Enjoy a non-stop 90-minute runtime on a single charge, this beard trimmer is ideal for quick touch-ups or detailed styling. The self-cleaning, travel-sized trimmer features a washable blade for a hygienic grooming experience. Utilize the convenient travel lock to prevent accidental power-ups and ensure safe storage during travel.

Specifications of Vega Trimmer for Men with 90 Mins Runtime, Stainless Steel Blades & 40 Length Settings, Black, (Power Lite, VHTH-38)

Colour: Black power lite

Hair type: All

Weight: 102 Grams

Brand: VEGA

Power source: Battery powered

Material: Stainless steel

Special feature: Self-cleaning, compact size

Blade material: Stainless steel

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
40 length settings for versatile trimmingMay not have advanced features like a battery indicator
Non-stop 90 minutes runtime for uninterrupted groomingSome users may prefer additional accessories for detailing
Rechargeable with a detachable head for easy maintenance 
Washable blades for easy cleaning and hygienic grooming 
Travel-sized trimmer with a convenient travel lock 

7. Philips BG1025/15 Showerproof Body Groomer for Men, Safe for all body areas, including private parts

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The Philips BG1025/15 Showerproof Body Groomer for Men offers safe grooming for all body areas, including private parts. Its unique Skin Protection System safeguards sensitive areas, and the bidirectional trimmer with a 3mm attachment comb catches hair growing in any direction. No blade replacements needed, and it's fully washable and showerproof. The groomer, featuring stainless steel blades, is powered by AA batteries, and its ergonomic design ensures easy handling.

Specifications of Philips BG1025/15 Showerproof Body Groomer for Men, Safe for all body areas, including private parts

Colour: Black

Hair type: All

Brand: PHILIPS

Power source: Battery powered (3 AA batteries included)

Material: Plastic

Special feature: Cordless

Blade material: Stainless steel

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
Safe grooming for all body areas, including private partsMay not be suitable for those seeking a rechargeable option
Unique Skin Protection System for sensitive areasMay require frequent battery replacements
Bidirectional trimmer with a 3mm attachment for versatile useNot ideal for those seeking a wet/dry trimmer with advanced features
Fully washable and showerproof blades 
Comes with a cleaning comb for easy maintenance 

Also read: Buying guide for 10 best trimmers for men

8. Zlade Ballistic TURBO 3.0 Manscaping Body Trimmer for Men - Private Part Shaving, Beard, Pubic Hair Groomer - Waterproof, Cordless, Rechargeable - Wireless, Fast Charging, Travel Lock - 1.5mm Sensitive Comb, 0 Nicks or Cuts, Black

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Zlade Ballistic TURBO 3.0 is the ultimate manscaping body trimmer for men. Featuring ceramic blades with Safe-Edge technology, a 1.5mm sensitive comb, and IPX7 waterproofing, it ensures a smooth, nick-free grooming experience. The trimmer, equipped with a rechargeable Li-Ion battery, offers 90 minutes of runtime and fast charging. Its rust-resistant and hygienic blades, LED Pathfinder light, and smart travel lock make it a must-have. The premium packaging, including a wireless dock and USB C charging, makes it the best gift for men.

Specifications of Zlade Ballistic TURBO 3.0 Manscaping Body Trimmer for Men - Private Part Shaving, Beard, Pubic Hair Groomer - Waterproof, Cordless, Rechargeable - Wireless, Fast Charging, Travel Lock - 1.5mm Sensitive Comb, 0 Nicks or Cuts, Black

Colour: Black

Hair type: All

Weight: 0.3 Kilograms

Brand: ZLADE

Power source: Battery powered

Material: Ceramic

Special feature: Waterproof, rechargeable

Blade material: Ceramic

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
Ceramic blades with safe-edge technology for tug-free groomingMay be considered slightly heavier for extended use
1.5mm sensitive comb prevents nicks and cutsRelatively larger dimensions for users seeking compact design
IPX7 waterproof, fully washable and showerproofMay not be ideal for those seeking a trimmer with a vacuum feature
Rust-resistant and hygienic detachable ceramic blades 
Smart travel lock for convenient and safe storage during travel 
Rechargeable Li-Ion battery with fast charging and 90 mins runtime 

9. Morphy Richards Kingsman Pro 12-in-1 Body Groomer|3Months of Trimming*| Fast USB Charging| Multi-Grooming Kit|5Face Nose Ear Hair blades|7Beard Combs| PrivatePart Shaving|2-Yr Warranty by Brand|Black

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Morphy Richards presents the Kingsman Pro BG3509, a versatile 12-in-1 Body Groomer, offering a complete grooming solution for face, body, and intimate areas. With 5 stainless steel blades, it caters to all your grooming needs at home. The grooming kit includes 7 multi-function combs, providing various length settings. Enjoy up to 120 minutes of cordless use after a quick 2-hour charge, thanks to the fast-charging Li-ion battery. Morphy Richards ensures your grooming needs are met with efficiency and style.

Specifications of Morphy Richards Kingsman Pro 12-in-1 Body Groomer|3Months of Trimming*| Fast USB Charging| Multi-Grooming Kit|5Face Nose Ear Hair blades|7Beard Combs| PrivatePart Shaving|2-Yr Warranty by Brand|Black

Brand: Morphy Richards

Special feature: Rechargeable, detachable blade heads

Power source: Battery powered

Battery life: 120 Minutes

Item weight: 400 Grams

Colour: Black and Chrome

Blade material: Stainless steel

Head type: Foil

Reasons to buyReasons to avoid
12-in-1 grooming solution for face, body, and intimate areasMay not have advanced features like a battery indicator
Fast-charging Li-ion battery for quick turnaround 
7 multi-function combs with various length settings 
Up to 120 minutes of cordless use after 2-hour charge 

Top 3 features for you

Product nameMaterialWeight (Grams)Special feature
Philips Battery Powered SkinProtect Beard Trimmer BT1232/18Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel200DuraPower, Cordless, USB Charging
Philips Multi Grooming Kit MG3710/65Rubber, Stainless Steel740Self-Sharpening Blades, Cordless, 60 Mins Run Time
MI Xiaomi Beard Trimmer 2CStainless Steel253Fast Charging, 40 Length Settings, LED Indicator
Havells Bt5100C Rechargeable Beard TrimmerStainless Steel104Zero Trim, 0.5mm Precision, 45 Mins Runtime
PHILIPS BT3231/15 Smart Beard TrimmerAlloy Steel210Quick Charge, Power Adapt Sensor, 60 Mins Cordless Use
Vega Trimmer Power Lite VHTH-38Stainless Steel10290 Mins Runtime, 40 Length Settings, Self-Cleaning
Philips BG1025/15 Showerproof Body GroomerStainless Steel230Bidirectional Trimmer, 3mm Attachment, AA Battery
Zlade Ballistic TURBO 3.0 Body TrimmerCeramic300Waterproof, Fast Charging, 1.5mm Comb
Morphy Richards Kingsman Pro BG3509Stainless Steel40012-in-1 Grooming Kit, 120 Mins Runtime, Fast USB Charging

Best value for money

The MI Xiaomi Beard Trimmer 2C stands out as the best value for money. It combines high precision trimming with fast charging and versatile length settings, ensuring a flawless grooming experience. Its durable build and LED indicator enhance user convenience, making it an affordable yet feature-rich choice for individuals seeking efficient grooming without breaking the bank.

Best overall product

The Philips Multi Grooming Kit MG3710/65 takes the crown as the best overall product. With its 9-in-1 functionality, self-sharpening stainless steel blades, and 60-minute runtime, it offers unmatched versatility. The no-slip rubber grip, fast charging, and cordless design make it a complete grooming solution. Philips' commitment to quality ensures a durable, low-maintenance trimmer for face, head, and body grooming needs.

How to find the best trimmer for men

To find the best trimmer, consider your grooming needs, such as beard, body, or multi-purpose trimming. Look for features like self-sharpening blades, cordless design, and runtime. Assess material for durability, and check weight for comfortable use. Read user reviews for insights into performance and maintenance. Compare special features like fast charging, length settings, and unique technologies. Consider brand reputation and warranty for reliability. Tailor your choice to personal preferences, whether it's a travel-friendly design or specific grooming attachments. A balance of functionality, quality, and user satisfaction ensures you find the perfect trimmer for your grooming routine.

Disclaimer: At Hindustan Times, we help you stay up-to-date with the latest trends and products. Hindustan Times has an affiliate partnership, so we may get a part of the revenue when you make a purchase. We shall not be liable for any claim under applicable laws, including but not limited to the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, with respect to the products. The products listed in this article are in no particular order of priority.

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