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The Best Trimmers For Balls and Beards

Don't let things get too hairy.

Guys with beards, guys who want beards, and guys who longingly dream of beards all should own a beard trimmer. Even the beardless? Yes. You see, these beard trimmers for men can and will double as the best trimmers for balls. Learning how to manscape and keep that furry goodness under control takes a little effort, and that’s where owning a quality manscaping trimmer comes into play. The right ball trimmer will enable you to sculpt, shape, and shave your scruff, as well as any other body hair, without any nicks or cuts, or any unsightly patchy spots. 

“You definitely want one to help you hedge the shrub. You want the trimmer and clipper to help you keep your lines nice and clear,” says Genevieve Bochanty, the director of brand experience at the Art of Shaving. “You should follow the lines and it depends on the shape of your face. It’s an art.”

Your beard trimmer should have a battery that holds a charge for at least one hour, the blades should be high-quality, and you should be able to easily swap out combs and heads. Most quality trimmers these days come with a wide array of attachments that will allow you to keep all your hair under control. And of course, the trimmer should work as well in the shower as out of it, to provide you with maximum flexibility. And because hair grows in other areas aside from your face or head, get a trimmer that can handle any manscaping needs you have. 

This beast is for guys who want fast, efficient results: It comes with an adjustable guide comb for different hair lengths so you'll always look even and nicely groomed. It has an improved run time of 90 minutes (its predecessor ran for 60 minutes). The curved shape makes this trimmer easy to handle, and you can use it in and out of the shower. Rinse it off under water to clean it.

If you're on the bushier side, get this trimmer ASAP. It's designed specifically to cut through your underbrush, without damaging any delicate areas. It is shock- and water-proof, has two adjustable trim-guards to get your perfect chest or pube hair length, and 90 minutes' worth of battery life.

Four hours of battery life. Yes, folks, it's true. This thing is one and done. Meaning, you just use it when and how you need it, without having to swap out any attachments (although it's not meant for trimming nose or ear hair, due to its size and shape). It's precise, and because of its soft-touch grip, easy to maneuver.

How's this for convenient: This trimmer is two-sided, so you can tackle all the hair on your body in one shot and switch between shaving and trimming. It has 5 adjustable lengths and self-sharpening blades. You can use it wet or dry. And it has an 80 minute run time.

Guys who are hyper-particular about their body and facial hair, take note: This trimmer lets you choose between 39 precision settings for personalized sculpting, trimming, cutting, and detailing. It easily tackles beards, mustaches, and sideburns. Plus, you can use this thing either in cordless mode, or plugged in. Oh yeah, and it comes with 3 electric trimmer comb attachments to handle pits and pubes. The run time is 50 minutes.

Panasonic's claim to fame is its blades with rounded edges, which simplify the grooming of your pits, chest, back, legs, and groin. Another standout feature is its shape: It's slim enough to tackle the hardest-to-reach areas. It comes with three comb attachments, can be used wet or dry, and lets you shave upward if you prefer that direction. You get a 40-minute battery run time on a single charge, which is something to keep in mind if you take longer when dealing with body hair.

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This is the Swiss army knife of beard trimmers, capable of tackling any follicles that need attention. Perfect not just for shaping your beard, but for any spot else on your body that needs attention. It has 18 different attachments that tackle everything from nose hair to trimming your more sensitive spots. You can keep your beard stubble length or let it have a bit more body if you so desire. The battery will run for 5 hours on a single charge and it comes with its own storage bag.

A great-looking no-nonsense trimmer that comes from one of the industry leaders, this one is great for dudes with little hair to trim down. It comes with 4 different attachment heads that let you get as detailed as you want. The 12 included attachment guides cover myriad lengths. The battery has a run time of up to four hours.

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