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How do you achieve a neater look, all over without the hassle?

It couldn’t be simpler, thanks to the 100% waterproof, Braun BG5030.

From chest to abs, from armpits to groin, Braun makes body grooming easy, quick and worry free.

It’s 2-in-1 action means you can trim and clean-shave body hair in the shower, in one simple movement.

Perfect for that streamlined look, all over.



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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

would love it

my x partner had this I would love it for a stocking filler for my Dad at christmas

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

U wont want to buy any other product than this one

Amazing wee item you be glad if u bought this not a waste for aure u be even buy the hibby one so you can have your own one

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

Body confidence

My husband uses this for his private areas and he loves it so do I, end result is so smooth and leaves no uncomfortable dashing rash which goes red and irritated. I want one my self now, great product!

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

bf

i got this my partner for a treat he finds it so smooth to use he doesn't come out in a rash like all the others he is a happy customer makes me a happy girlfriend :)

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

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Got to admit always been used to using cheap blades and shaving foam until now, after a few goes with the electric shaver and trimmer I will not go back to manual again, such a clean shave and so smooth, so easy to work with and control

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

best on the current market

Wow is all ppl need to really no as this product is phenomena and is excellently priced

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

A close shave...

I received this body groomer from Braun for free but that doesn't mean they get an extra few stars because they were generous. The trimmers themselves are quite different from most you see out there. The trimmer has a extendable Gillette razor attachment on the top which can be used for a close shave as well as the trimmer which has three different blades for three different lengths. The whole thing has a Frankenstein/Transformer vibe to them which makes them stand out from other trimmers. The build quality is excellent and they feel good in the hand with a nice weight and balance. They also charge without any physical connectors so it means they see water tight and are safe to use in the shower. However the experience of using them wasn't quite up to scratch for me. While they work well and the trimming is smooth and nick free, all three lengths seemed far to short. Also the extendable Gillette arm was easy to catch against my finger and hands which caused me to nearly cut myself a couple of times. So for me they weren't quite right, however if you prefer a really close trim and a shaving attachment all in one you could do a lot worse. Overall then a really decent trimmer, just not one suited to everyone. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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R0dders

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

To Braun or not to Braun

I was delighted to receive this product for free from Braun for the chance to review it. My old body groomer was looking a little tired at this stage! My first thoughts were how well it was packaged and how solid it feels. It's a nice unit. I was confused at first with the extendable head but then realised it was were the shaving heads attached. Very nice! I hadn't seen this design before but it makes a lot of sense. These heads were sharp as ever and I had zero issue with these. I'm also a massive fan of the wireless charging. It's massive plus for me, especially when dealing with water and electronics in unison! Linked to that is the fact that the unit is waterproof and can be used in the shower. Another positive. Onto the bits that I wasn't so keen on. First off the blades on the trimmer didn't seem sharp enough. A few times, it pulled hair out as opposed to cutting them. At first, I thought I was being a little delicate, so I tried my old unit and it was fine. Went through the hair a lot quicker and smoother. The only other piece that was an issue for me was the lack of various trimming heads. It comes with 3 (short, medium, long) and for me, I prefer more control (1mm, 2mm, 3mm etc.). I've given this unit 3 stars for the positives and taken away 2 for the negatives. I think it's a great idea, but still needs some tweaking. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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TheChairman

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

A complete groomer with bonus gillette blades

I received the Braun Body Groomer for free from Braun. Though it is a full body groomer. It works well as a beard trimmer and also as a shaver. It also comes with 2 spare gillette pro glide razor blades and 3 different size trimming settings. I have used other groomers earlier but this one stands out as it is very smooth in trimming and gives a perfect shave. it You feel the quality of the product the moment you open the pack. The travel bag is very handy and the charger looks classy which adds look to your bathroom. I am very happy with the product and would definitely rate 5 stars [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

5 Star Grooming

The Braun Body Groomer was provided for free from Braun in return for an honest, impartial review. That review follows... Simply said, the Body Groomer is a fantastic, 5 star piece of kit. The build quality is what you would expect from Braun, robust, high quality and sleek looking. It comes with three trimming combs for a varying number of looks and a sensitive comb for trimming those more delicate areas! The groomer has a trimmer and shaver in-one and it is clear from the outset that it has been built specifically for body grooming. And guys, you'll be pleased to hear that you don't need to worry about cutting/nipping that delicate area. :D The Groomer is 100% waterproof and can be used in the shower, bath or just stood at the bathroom sink. It is also extremely easy to clean by simply holding it under running water. There is a LED light built in which indicates the charging status - a much needed addition when compared to a lot of grooming alternatives. It also comes with a fantastic (and again sleek looking) charging stand. A fantastic product which I would recommend to anyone. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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KrisWB

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

2/5

Braun Body Groomer

Received the Braun Body Groomer for free from BzzAgent. Outer packing looks good with some clear pictures on the back on what you can use the groomer for. It comes when the a travel bag which is handy as it comes with a few attachments which helps keep it all together. It comes with a blade already in place (with a spare in the pack) in it already had some charge although I plugged it in to get a full battery. It comes with a 2 pin plug which is fine for my bathroom but a 3 pin adapter would have been nice. The groomer feels nice in the hand and quite ergonomic. Quality wise it feels middle of the road, not cheap but not premium. It looks nice however and is well styled and I don't mind having it out on charge in the bathroom. I also like how it comes with a stand to charge and that it doesn't plug direct into the razor. My first experience of using the groomer was with a wet shave. I turned on the power function so it vibrated. On the face the power is decent but it felt like there was too much back and forth movement in the razor which felt uncomfortable as you pull the groomer across your skin. The blade has a nice amount of spring which cushions the blade but power function makes it feel like it's pulling against your face rather than a smooth cut. After a few mins it became too uncomfortable to use so I continued with the power off. This was more comfortable and gave a reasonable shave but compared to my regular safety razor was not as close. I tried the secondary razor which failed to impress. I've tried other electric razors with similar blades which have been very sharp and accurate while this product seemed to be too inefficient. Against longer hair the blade performed a bit better but with short hair it doesn't offer a brilliant shave and I would be worry about getting sore skin from repeatedly trying to get a clean shave. Overall it is a nice package with a good feature set but execution is not as impressive as I would have hoped. Good for certain areas but no a full replacement for a good safety razor. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun Body Groomer BG5030

I received this product free in return for an honest review. Perfect all round body shaver The Braun body groomer is a great all round product. I've used this mainly for facial hair. Great having the addition of the razor at the back allowing to not only trim but get a close shave. I have not used all of the combs that come with the product, but there is a great selection allowing you to choose the required length that you wish to trim. I have used the long comb to trim under arm hair. It seems to good a good job and a lot safer and easier than trying to use scissors to keep armpit hair under control. Included in the pack are 3 combs of various length, a nice charging station, shower hanger and a pouch for travels. Everything you need for both home and away. I would highly recommend the braun bg5030 body groomer. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun BodyGroomer

I received this new Braun device to review from bzzagent which I was looking forward to seeing what it was all about. This device is an interesting twist over a standard electric body shaver with the addition of the fusion blade which gives the best of both worlds in one device, the speed and ease of an electric shaver when you are in a hurry with the addition of the fusion blade for a more precise and closer cut for the places that require it without having to dig out a separate shaver. I love it and it's a great addition especially for anyone that does not already have a body shaver and are relying on other means to keep the "jungle" in check. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

2/5

Very Disappointing

I was excited to hear that I had the chance to try the Braun Body Groomer for free as I was due to start a new customer facing role where my appearance was important and I felt this product would enable me to maintain my appearance easily every day. How disappointed I was when I tried using the body groomer. Firstly, I found the addition of the Gilette Fusion Razor made the Body Groomer incredibly awkward to use and in the end had to remove the Fusion Cartridge to enable me to comfortably use the shaver. Although the packaging suggests that the Body Groomer can be used for facial hair I found it to be incredibly difficult to get a decent finish and it took far longer than a standard set of hair clippers to get the desired effect. I found that the shaver missed a lot of hairs meaning having to revisit the same area multiple times to get an even finish. I'll be honest that following a really disappointing experience in trying to maintain my beard length I haven't found cause to try it again. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

BzzAgent: Braun Body Groomer

I was very happy to be accepted on my first product review for BzzAgent. As such I was sent a free Braun Body Groomer to review. My initial impressions were very good. Good packaging, easy to open, and with a minimal amount of waste. Unfortunately I was immediately presented with a minor problem. The charger uses a 2 pin shaving plug. My house is 10 years old and doesn't have that socket anywhere. This problem was easily remedied by purchasing an adapter but it was something I hadn't expected. A minor issue but a frustrating one none the less. To be honest, I can't remember the last time I saw one of those sockets in a bathroom. I'm not someone who takes great care in shaving, I don't sculpt or keep any facial hair when I shave. This is why I signed up to this product. I wanted to be out of my comfort zone. With that in mind I didn't shave for a few days so as to build up a good amount of facial hair. Into the shower I went with my mind set on experimenting. I was pleasantly surprised at how easy this was to use. Even without a mirror I was able to get a pretty complete shave by feel alone. The cut is close enough to be smooth to the feel under water and there was a just a couple of patches that I'd missed once I got in front of a mirror. I'm normally someone who slathers on the shaving cream but with this I didn't need to. I got a nice clean shave, with not soreness and just going straight onto the skin. This is a body groomer though so I didn't just shave my face. It was time to attack the chest. I don't think I've ever shaved my chest in my life so I had no idea where to start. In the end I decided to start with a straight line down the centre of my chest so I could get a good comparison between before and after. Once again I was surprised at how simple this was. I don't think I've ever taken hair off my body with such ease in my life. I was now left with a weird bald patch down the middle of my chest. I had no option but to complete the job. A day later I had a small amount of a shaving rash but nothing major. That's most likely due to the fact I'd never shaved that skin before. One unexpected benefit is that this is the perfect device to keep those sideburns in check. The mid length attachment does the job perfectly, for me. Overall, I would say that Braun have created a product here and I would happily recommend it to a friend if they were looking to purchase a new device. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

amazing shave

Got to admit always been used to using cheap blades and shaving foam until now, after a few goes with the electric shaver and trimmer I will not go back to manual again, such a clean shave and so smooth, so easy to work with and control not only do I love the smooth ness so does my wife [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun Body Groomer

I received this body trimmer for free from Braun. I have been using it for around a month for maintenance of hair around my neck, shoulders and chest; and I've got to say it's a great trimmer. There are 3 trimming comb attachments for different trimming lengths, plus an additional Gillette Fusion Blade attached to the trimmer, if your looking for a closer clean. There is also a very handy travel bag to keep all the attachments together. One of the best features of this trimmer is the ability to use it wet or dry, yes it is fully functional whilst in the shower. The only downside I have found is that the charger is a two prong plug similar to a mains powered electric shaver. There is no attachment for the plug, luckily I had a spare in the house, so I could charge the trimmer. But a thing to consider if purchasing this trimmer. Overall a great trimmer and would highly recommend the Braun Body Groomer. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

2/5

Doesn't quite cut it for me!

After getting the Braun body groomer free from Bzzagent, I thought I was on to a winner but wasn't really that impressed, it's excellent quality, well put together and well packaged as you would expect from a big name like Braun and if this was just a trimmer it would be great but the Gillette razor piggy backing the trimmer is more of a nuisance than anything else, it just makes it an oversized razor plus if your paying for an electric groomer you don't really want the added expense of buying replacement expensive blades every so often. As I said if it was just the trimmer it would be great as you can choose 3 different lengths with the guards that come with it and it deliver's a safe and smooth cut and would definitely get 4 or maybe 5 stars as it also has a good battery life aswell. I would recommend using this with the Gillette blade detached as that's what I ended up doing. Come on Braun, ditch the razor and you have a great little groomer. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

soft as a babys bottom

When i opened the box, I wasn't sure It would be as good as it looks. How wrong was I. My Girlfriend convinced me to shave..... certain areas to see what it was like. She says she likes it so it looks like I'm staying clean shaven from now on. The only down side, If there is 1. would be the razors. It will work out quite expensive over the long term as the blades are not cheap. All in all. a very nice, compact shaver with good battery life. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Weird concept which could be executed better.

I first tested my body groomer with the electric trimmer with the "sensitive guide attached" I used this on my facial stubble and it gave a nice looking "designer" stubble look. I like this look, not because of the aesthetic but I get less irritation that I get with conventional blades. However for use on the body I found the small head on the trimmer meant a slow and repetitive shave, though the final results were good. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

Very presently surprised

So I've used Braun shavers before and I've always been happy with them, but they've never blown me away. When I decided to try the Body Groomer from Braun it was because of the ease of having both the shaver and the trimmer in one. I thought this might be aukward but not once over the last couple of weeks that I've had the shaver has it caused a problem. Braun may have given me this for free but they can't have it back as it's making my life so much easier. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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PaulHalliday

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Nice Trimmer

I received this trimmer from Braun for free, it comes in really nice packaging and easy to unpack. The travel case and shower hanger a really nice feature. The first disappointment came from the two pin toothbrush style plug. Very annoying, thankfully I have a two pin adaptor but would be nice to see this come with a standard normal plug. The attachments all have laser etched labels which is a really nice change and saves having to memorise the manual. On to the trimmer itself - it feels really nice to hold, good weight, love that it's water proof so perfect for the shower which is where I normally shave. The trimmer also has a unique feature of a manual razor attached which can be used on its own or in conjunction with the trimmer for an extra close shave. However I was a bit nervous having the manual razor so close to some very sensitive areas and found myself concentrating more than usual! But for face, chest trimming etc it is a great addition and helps get an extra close smooth finish. The attachments come in sensitive, medium and large to get the perfect trim. Battery seems to last a good time. It never ran out at all during use and charged up in more than adequate time. Overall I really enjoyed this trimmer and will probably start using it as my main trimmer however I'll be keeping the manual razor off unless I'm using it just to be on the safe side! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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arob87

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Braun Razer

Great Product from Braun and for free even better. This shaving system is so sleek and compact that just the look alone is less intimidating. And it doesn't sound like a chainsaw when you turn it on, which is also a relief. It has three plastic attachments: sensitive, medium, and large, to buzz your hair at different lengths. I used medium and large and noticed the large is great for just `taking a little off the top,' so you don't feel bald if you use it, you just cleaned up some of the scruffiness. The medium attachment has a much more noticeable impact, and easily takes off lots of hair. Using no attachments, the system glides smoothly over your skin and takes off pretty much all hairs it attacks for a very clean look. Back and chest hair comes off smoothly by just running the razor across your skin. Of course, for more delicate areas, you absolutely must pull the skin taut as explained in the manual. The razor is designed so that you hold it totally vertical when moving across the skin--no angling like with a regular razor. The attachments snap on somewhat easily, but take a little more focus to detach from the razor--trying to pull them off quickly could result in breaking them because they have plastic tabs that really click securely into place around the shaft of the unit. The unit is thin, so it's comfortable and easy to grip in the hand, and also very lightweight, so it's perfect for use in the shower. It doesn't really sit securely in the charging base though. Just a very small segment of the bottom of the unit is cradled in the base, so you can easily knock it over if you bump into it. The only thing I really don't like about the unit is the manual razor attachment. On the back of the unit is a sliding lever that holds a standard handheld razor blade, I guess for extra-close finishing touches after bulk shaving, or for the convenience of having a razor to shave your face. But this manual razor actually moves ABOVE the level of the electric blades, so just imagine if that manual razor should accidentally move into place for use while you're taking care of body hair with the electric part and don't notice it. Yeah--I took that razor blade off the unit and never intend to have it on there.... [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

Brilliant, Perfect, Amazing

This has got to be the best groomer I've had (and I've had a fair few) it's so precise and comfortable to use, the way it's been designed it fits perfectly in your hand! It's perfect for taking away when working. The battery lasts forever in fact I've only charged it once since I got it 3 weeks ago and I've used it every other day! By far the best! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Daniel198609

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

1/5

Disappointed

Really didn't like this item, felt it was very badly designed, the razor was very poorly located, no vibration to assist with a smoother shave, am a Gillette glade user already and won't be using this Braun groomer for my shaving at all. The body groomer again was not very good, didn't give a very good cut. Overall. Do not buy this product [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun Body Groomer Review

I'm not normally one to groom my body or facial hair, but as I was receiving a free body groomer from Braun I thought I would give it a go and review as a "newbie" The shaver/groomer is a small, thin two in one unit that has a traditional facial shaver and an adjustable trimmer for slightly longer hair. I decided to use it in the shower as it's completely waterproof, not using any of the supplied trimmer heads as I wanted to be completely clean shaven. I found the main trimmer to be very good and it shaved all my hair very quick (nice and sharp) but when i switched to use the traditional shaving blades i managed to cut myself quite a few times (maybe this wasn't the fault of the shaver, but more where my skin wasn't use to it) The main trimmer certainly worked a treat and I would definitely use this again. I have also used this out of the shower to tidy up my goatee and transform it into a handlebar moustache (as you do) This was great for doing that as the trimmer is very intricate and you can tidy up facial hair really easy with it. The shaver comes with a charger stand with a two pin lead (like an electric toothbrush) and i charged it overnight before use. I've used it for approximately 30 mins so far and the manual states you get about 55 mins of use out of one charge. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

Braun body groomer

I received my body groomer free from Braun unfortqney wasn't aware I needed a plug converter so had to go and buy one before charging but apart from this I find the shaver to be as it says on the tin. It is a body groomer and it does a good job of this using the different lengths which all work well and every bit can be kept in its travel bag or out on the shelf it is also waterproof which is handy for when u want to use it in the shower I have only used it a couple of times and I'm very impressed with the outcome the shaver head can sometimes get in the way so just pop it off and ur clear to trim haha overall good product and will advise friends of the braun body groomer [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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agodber

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun Body Groomer (Gillette Fusion Blade) Review

I received the Braun Body Groomer as a free trial from Braun, and I must say I am impressed so far. Pros: Quiet; Irritation Free; Waterproof; Easy to Use; Quick Charge (After initial first charge) I followed the instructions provided and did an initial charge of 12 hours. After the first two uses, there was plenty of charge remaining, and a quick test putting this back on to charge showed a short charge time The combination of both a groomer/trimmer is very useful. I find this is great as I have the choice whether to simply trim and tidy body hair, or remove it altogether with a close wet shave. When going for the latter approach, this means you can make use of the trimmer initially to get rid of the majority of the hair, making the following wet shave a breeze. Using the trimmer before hand means your only using the Gillette blade to remove short stubble, so this glides across the skin easier and prevents the blade from becoming clogged with hair! (I would imagine this also means the Gillette blades will last for longer than if we jumped straight in with a wet shave - However, I have only been using the product for approx 2 weeks so cannot give a long term view on this) I would say this is one of the best products I have used for body hair. In terms of facial hair, I personally would stick with a standard razor or smaller stubble grooming device. As this device is slightly longer than your average groomer, it can make facial shaving slightly awkward. However, this is a small niggle as the device is primarily aimed at body hair. My main questions before purchasing the product at full price, would be the average lifespan of the Gillette razors based on average use and the cost of replacements. However, I do believe that in the long run, this would work out cheaper than just using a standalone Gillette Fusion razor for body hair [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Styles0389

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

2/5

Jack of no trades

I received a free Braun trimmer with BzzAgent. I'll start on a positive note - the packaging is very nice (although, far too much packaging - let's be eco-conscious please) and the build quality is pretty solid, which is expected of a company like Braun. In the kit, you receive a stand up charging port, which is nice and three combs of varying length. One of them is 'sensitive' which is essentially the blade length, but gives your delicate areas (let's be honest, that's what the trimmer is for) a bit of protection. The other two options are long or short, which is fine if you are trimming body hair, but there's not enough flexibility for facial hair or head hair. The long is actually fairly long and I'm struggling to see what use it will be. Other razors I have have adjustable combs, which also means you don't have to find somewhere to house numerous bits of plastic that will inevitably get lost and render the trimmer useless. The blade width is a bit too wide to be able to neatly trim around ears or contours of the face, but is too narrow to quickly trim large areas of hair. The blade cannot be lifted as far as I can tell, so after the first use, hair is stuck in perpetuity underneath the plastic cover. I know it's my hair, but it's kinda gross. Personally, I have a set of Babyliss hair clippers and a Wilkinson Sword Quattro razor with the trimmer attachment. Between these two, I have all the hair-trimming flexibility I need for my entire body, for less than the cost of the Braun. Instead of being the best of both worlds, the Braun is the worst of them and ultimately cannot do well what it sets out to do and therefore, isn't a recommended purchase. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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benjo89

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Love the clippers, the razor not so much

I received my Body Groomer for free from Braun... and started by using it to replace my current razor. I am quite picky when it comes to razors, I have fair blonde hair and for some reason some razors do not quite do the job for me but I was convinced to give this a go. The device is well made, very sturdy and the only moving part is the razor head can be pushed upwards protruding from the clippers to be used a stand alone razor. It has an internal battery making it showerproof and the battery can be charged via the holder wirelessly. Usability wise, I am in 2 minds about the product. The clippers work very well and do their job however, I was conscious of the razor being very close behind. I never cut myself using the clippers but it does make you a bit nervous. The razor is compatible with the Gillette Fusion heads and you get 2 with the device. The head is on a hinge that stops you from putting too much pressure on your face which is the same design as the standard fusion razors. I believe that it is perfect for some people but personally, I am not a fan. I found that for my face and hair type, it did not cut as close as my normal razor does. To surmise, it is a good body groomer but in my opinion it is not a good face razor if you want a really close shave. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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croix1

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Fantastic little hair trimmer

When I signed up to test this product I really didn't think I was going to like it. In fact, I was fully expecting it to be a piece of rubbish.....how wrong was I!! First off, the packaging is very sturdy and compact. The quality of it was great and really reflects the product. After opening the groom, I found that there were plenty of attachments and even a wall charger. I was expecting this to be battery operated, it's a well received plus point! The other attachments include different size clips which allow you to trim your body hair at different lengths. It also comes with a holder that you can hang in the shower for quick access. The groomer/trimmer itself is waterproof. Something that I think is a must for all razors and trimmers these days. It also has an extendable razor which can be replaced with other Gillette razors when needed. This allows for an even closer Shave....should you want to be completely smooth! Using the product is very straight forward. You can attach the different sized clips to trim down your body hair and then finish off by pushing up the razor part to shave off any hair you don't want. It's all very easy to use! It works like a charm and so far, I've had no issues at all. It shaves well, is waterproof and it's simple to use. Overall, I would definitely recommend this to any guys who have the need to trim body hair. It will also work on trimming your beard! I personally wouldn't have purchased one of these previously but I certainly would now as it's become something that I use on a regular basis whilst in the shower! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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PlanetJon

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Good but not great

I received my Braun Body Groomer free from Braun to try out and give an honest review of the product. The shaver was well packaged and comes with a good selection of accessories, my 2 favourites being the nice little pouch that fits everything in nicely for ease of transport and the hanging shower holder so it can be stored neatly in the shower which is exactly where its needed. It would of been nice to have a 2 pin plug converter for anyone like myself who may have an older bathroom without the 2 pin facility. The body hair trimmer works extremely with all three guards and enables you to trim body hair to your desired length. However i struggled to get a good even cut when my body hair was wet. The ability to trim my body hair while in the shower was one of the aspects that most excited me about this product as i can not do this with my current electric clippers, so this disappointing. The wet shave Gillete razor is tucked away nicely on the body groomer and extends out nicely enabling you to reach all areas with ease on your wet shave. If you turn the body groomers trimmers on while wet shaving you get a shave very similar to the vibrating razors that are currently on the market which i use for my wet shaves. Overall this is a good quality razor/groomer that feels excellent in your hand and has a brilliant build quality. Turning the trimmer on while wet shaving is a nice touch and something braun should be shouting about. However the poor performance of the trimming head when wet is disappointing therefore its only a 3/5 for me. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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monkeystandards

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Cuts OK but there are better out there

The groomer cuts body hair OK, but there are better products out there, including from Braun. It does not cope well with coarser hairs, nor does it cut as close as rival products. It is just too small really, it doesn't feel powerful to use. It's futuristic charging port is great for the bathroom, as you don't need to plug a cable directly into the groomer itself. I did not try it on my facial hair, only body hair. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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TomGreen

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Not the best

I was somewhat underwhelmed with the Body Groomer I received from Braun for free. I found it fairly complicated for what is essentially a shaver. Men don't like instructions and this has more than enough to read through before I even began. The cut itself was fine. It groomed my body hair well and worked even better the second time. My hair is fairly thick so I imagined it would struggle but it did not. It was the usual quality I expected from Braun and I would recommend it. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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hameca

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Not entirely sure what it wants to be

This product is stuck somewhere between an electric shaver and a wet shaver - being that it has both! Neither of them were especially bad, the gelliet fusion razor works well and leaves skin smooth, the electric cuts nicely. But I'm not convinced either is enhanced by the presence of the other. The cut was nice, comfortable and close, and left the skin feeling fresh. But I don't think it needs both parts, either an electric or a wet razor. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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SPunnett86

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Pretty darn good with some unexpected bonuses

I'll begin with the disclosure that I was sent the Body Groomer for free in exchange for an honest review of the product. So, with the boring bit done, what's it like? Well, it is a slightly odd looking creature with the razor blade piggy-backing on the main unit however it is well constructed and doesn't feel like it's going to break apart any time soon. The entire device is totally sealed to allow it to be used in both the shower and the bath though I can't really recommend using it in the bath unless you enjoy bathing with your own hair trimmings. It also comes with a little charging stand that doesn't take up much space. Quick note: unless you have a 2 pin bathroom plug, you'll need to grab an adapter since there's no 3 pin plug included. Build quality, which I briefly touched on, is excellent. The Body Groomer itself and the charge stand feel good an sturdy and whilst I haven't had t long enough to confirm, I suspect this will still be working in several years time. On the usage front it is very easy to use. You clip on one of the 3 attachments onto the trimmer to set the length and away you go. This is handy for keep hair to a certain length, whether it's a bit of gardening or just to keep facial hair at a tidy length, the 3 lengths offered have most bases covered. Where the razor comes in. I'm not an overly hairy chap so couldn't give the razor a test in it's natural working conditions so I thought I'd give it a go on my leg. So, for all the super keen cyclists who want to remove all leg hair, I can confirm that the body groomer will do an excellent job (I've attached a picture of my leg minus a small strip of hair). To summarise. The Body Groomer is a great product, it's downfalls come in from two problems. The first is the missing 3 pin plug or at least, adapter. The second is that while it is water proof, it can get clogged up quite easily when wet, so I would recommend using this product dry, which comes with it's own issues. Otherwise, it is a study product that works well wit only a few drawback. I've have given it 4 out of 5 stars but in reality that is only because I couldn't have given it 4.5 out of 5 which is really where it sits. And as a final unexpected bonus. The trimmer is incredible at removing knots from long haired cats. The buzzing sound is nice a quite, also low in pitch and doesn't scare them, plus it's gentle enough that they don't mind. You just need to be sure the razor blade has been removed. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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mrengland

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

Braun Body Groomer, a top product!

Upon receiving my Braun body groomer for free from Braun, I was straight away impressed with the overall package and quality of the attachments included. The trimmer heads are made well, the inclusion of a case/holder for the shower was welcomed. The groomer itself feels really expensive, it has a good weight to it and doesn't feel like it would damage easily. The charger/dock included does take a while to charge but I think most trimmers/groomers I have used before seem to take about the same. The battery life is very good, I have used it several times and still not had to recharge, so I would say the initial long charge it worth the overall battery life. The groomer itself in use is very good, it offers a smooth trim on whichever setting you choose. I didn't have issues with catching/snagging as some trimmers have. My only complaint was the razor on the back, whilst I feel this is a great idea and like having the product built all in one. I did find at times it could move or catch when I was using the grooming part, so i often found myself removing the razor head when grooming and adding it for shaving only. Overall this is a great product, ideal for every day use and perfect for travelling as means you only have to take one product, not a trimmer, razor etc. I would thoroughly recommend this product, it is well weighted, easy to use and feels really expensive in the hand. Slight issue with the razor head at times but i think if you remove that during grooming its worth having it all built in. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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ATC227

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Nearly perfect... Nearly

I'm not a huge 'manscaper', but I do like to keep things in check. I've always gone for the cheap end of the trimmer market, and I was intruiged to try out a big name brand, so I was delighted to get the opportunity to review the Braun body groomer, which I got free from Braun. First impressions were that it's a well put together piece of kit. It feels substantial, unlike the flimsier trimmers I've had before. It feels well designed and is ergonomic. It's easy to hold from pretty much any angle that could possibly be useful. It's a very tactile bit of kit and feels relatively expensive in your hand. The guards it comes with are also well made, and easy to clip on. The range is OK, but I would like to have seen a nose/ear hair trimmer, thus completely replacing the cheaper trimmers. It also has a bag for the kit. If I'm honest, it doesn't feel as good a standard as the rest of the kit. I'd imagine it is coated for waterproofing, but it leads to it feeling plasticky. The shower holder is an excellent idea, though a rigid hook would have been better than a loop, as the loop limits your options for placement. The razor on the back made me wary at first, as I was worried about pushing it out by accident mid shave, but a decent safety catch means that this would seem to be unlikely. The charger is compact and well designed. It looks easily wiped down. Rubber feet means that it will sit on a porcelain sink without slipping. When in the charger, the trimmer doesn't tip over easily. I like the fact there's no exposed connection between the trimmer and the charger too. So to the cutting... It's as easy to use as it should be. Select a guard, clip it on and switch on. The trimmer handles everything well, though I found that the guards clog a bit when dealing with longer hair. That said, the ability to use in the wet means a quick rinse and you're ready to go again. I had thought that the razor was a bit of a gimmick, but in conjunction with the holder, it actually makes a lot of sense, as it means only taking one device in to the shower with you. The fact that the razor heads are Gillette Fusion brands does mean that replacements are quite expensive, though I suppose a top brand would only want to partner with another top brand, and so again, makes sense. The trimmer cuts well, the sensitive guard allows you to cut the hair short enough so that you can then shave what is left. The other guards leave plenty of options for length as you would want. All in all, a very good product, that does almost everything you would want it to. The range of accessories makes it easy to use and gives plenty of options. Nearly perfect... Nearly. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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shaunf1212

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Interesting concept

The idea of having a razor and clippers combined into one product definitely peaked my interest. The box and presentation is excellent and comes across as a very professional product. I'm not one to usually heavily groom beyond trimming my beard, but between me and my wife we gave it a good run. My wife used the shaver on her legs and it did a very good job, it was easy to use and left the skin smooth and cut free. A drawback I found was with the clippers themselves, they are good at cutting very soft hairs but they seem to lack the sharpness to tackle anything thicker. I tried to use it to trim my beard and it only succeeded in pulling a few hairs out and them just gliding over all other hairs, it seems that beards aren't it's strong point. Overall the product has more pros than cons, it's a stylish and useful product which is easy to use, charges quickly and is very handy with it's ability to be used in the shower. It also comes with a good selection of attachments for different lengths of hair from different body areas which my wife said worked very well. The only cons are that unless you like a clean shaven face, keep it away from your beard as it doesn't seem heavy duty enough to handle extra thick hairs. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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termluk

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Really good compact shaver

I think the product itself is a really good concept and I loved being able to take it into the shower. It is really handy for trimming chest hair however it does pull a little if the hair is longer if you don't use a guard. It's really good at precision shaving where other bigger body groomers iv used have been to clunky i live the Fact it also has a razor it's replaced my other two products and what's even better I got it free from Braun thanks for this amazing shaver! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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ryan150487

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun body groomer

Thanks to Braun for sending me the their BG5030 body groomer absolutely free to try out . I found this product very useful for trimming my beard and shaving around the edges as it saved time with the unique wet and dry shaving capabilities. As I am a new dad with limited time it has become a handy tool for personal grooming. I am not one for generally trimming the rest of my body hair, but gave it a go nonetheless, it was a very easy to use and did the required job to a high standard. As I have said I prefer to use it just on my beard, but I have recommended it to several of my gym fanatic friends who would use the whole body groomer more effectively. All in all I would recommend this product, and after using it have decided it is something I would purchase myself. Thanks once again for letting me try it out. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Ozbow32

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

1/5

Very dissapointed

I had high hopes for this product when I received it for free from Braun. As someone that uses a shaver on my body a couple of times a week I thought this would be a brilliant new device to try. The idea of having clippers and a razor on a same device is genius, saves on having to use two devices, PLUS the fact that you can use it in the shower. Although it has those great features I am not amused with how it all panned out. I could not be more disappointed, from the first use the blades on the clipper side seem blunt. I thought this might be a charge issue and left it on charge for the designated time slot. Unfortunately when I went back to use it, it was exactly the same. Seems very rough, pulls hairs and has ended up giving my stubble rash on my lower chest. I have never experienced this with any of my previous electric clippers, nor the one i regularly use. I really feel that Braun need to re-design the product with a much faster head and much sharper blades. I will not be using this product again, my chest looks sore and red and I really can not afford for it to look like this. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Elfynr

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun Body Groomer

I received this Body Groomer for free from Braun. The package itself is very smart looking, with the main unit being a very stylish body groomer with an attached Mack 3 razor attached. Within the pack you get a very handy storage bag, 3 different lengths grooming clips, a practical shower hanging attachment, extra razor head, charger and cleaning brush. I have used the body trimmer and find that it gives a very close and precise cut, and was impressed with the way it glided over my body with no fuss. I tried using the razor but didn’t like how bulky and cumbersome it felt being on top of the trimmer, it almost felt over engineered. Although it is a good piece of kit, honestly I don’t think I would purchase this item for due use, but that’s just my personnel opinion. If you are moving around a lot travelling then it’s very practical having the trimmer and razor attached. Having looked at how much the trimmer retails at in the shops you are almost getting the razor as a free bonus as its very competitively priced. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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michael1981

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun Body hair trimmer

First of all thank you to Braun for the groomer. It is a good piece of kit, clearly made to a high standard and both the electric razor and the Gillette blades work really well. It is easy to clean and the fact it is water proof makes it stand out above competitors. I am however unsure about the fact the razor is attached to the shaver, on paper or is a good idea but like a spork, while it seems cool, in reality it would be slightly easier if the items could detach. Overall though, really good and I would recommend it without hesitation! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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dehovius

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Braun Body Groomer

I recieved my Braun Body Groomer free to try out in exchange for a review and found myself pleasantly suprised! Being skeptical, after previously trying various stylers and groomers etc, i thought i would put the Braun Body Groomer through a real test. It professed to shave both wet and dry so i tried both. Firstly i decided to tidy up my beard using one of the three provided attatchments. I placed the longest attatchment on the shaver and it barely touched it to be honest. I then placed the medium attatchment on and began shaving and instantly regretted it as the difference in length wasn't as subtle as i'd have liked. Although, to Braun Body Groomer's credit, it did not once pull or pluck any hairs even once. It was smooth shaving and found i didnt have to go over and over and over the same area too many times. Next i tried shaving my head with none of the attatchments fixed whilst in the shower! Again i was pleasantly suprised it shaved effortlessly and evenly and again no pulling or plucking at all!! Finally i tried the fine hair on my forearms in the shower just to see how it would fare and here, i think, i found a weak point. Whilst it removed a large portion of the hair on the first couple of strokes i found myself going over a fair few times. In conclusion i found for coarse hair it was great wet or dry but for finer hair i would do this dry solely as it would be far easier. All in all it was a great product to review and i highly recommend it. You are not bound by wires and powerpoints, it doesnt pull or pluck hairs like many of the shavers/groomers/stylers i have previously used. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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ICE6423

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

The Swiss army knife of grooming

I received this Body groomer free from Braun. The package is great. A sleek groomer with attached razor, spare blade, 3 x different length grooming clips, charger, a case that can be stuck in the shower and the groomer held in and a handy bag for all the bits. the clippers are great and work fine, with differnt length clips to chose from. I used the clippers to trim my beard and worked a treat. the razor is a standard razor with several blades on the font and a percision blade on the back. you get a spare in the kit also. the razor is attached to the groomer and has a plastic moveable arm so it can be extended for ease of use. this is great but the plastic feels quite cheap and weak. I dont know the price though so i guess its all relative. all in all i think the groomer is brilliant and im very pleased with it. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Flossy85

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

5/5

Great Shaver

Having received this product for free from Braun I wondered would it do the job it was advertised to do, it did what a fantastic piece of kit. I was very pleased with the results as I have particularly strong body hair and it was no problem to use and lasts the stated 50mins on one charge [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Djnewell

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

Speedy and Nick-Free

Having managed to cut myself using regular clippers designed for the purpose in less visible places in the past, it was with some trepidation that I applied a razor to the same areas. Thankfully, the quality of both the clippers and the razor on the Braun Body Groomer were such that I didn't suffer any nasty nicks. The rather clever motion of applying clippers to the skin before the razor comes in the contact works well and allows you to clear the hairs with impressive speed. A slight complaint, which possibly has more to do with my skin than anything, is that I have been left with some rather unsightly ingrowing hairs from the razor. It's also difficult to apply any sort of cream/lotion as the clippers tend to wipe this away before the razor comes into contact with the skin. However, the cut was extremely close and effortless, and was over in seconds. It's waterproof design allowing me to use it in the shower is also a time saver. I received my Body Groomer for free from Braun, but I would certainly recommend buying it as one of the best all-round groomers I've tried. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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amjohnno

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

3/5

Pretty much what you'd expect if you duct-taped a razor blade to a trimmer

Just as Steve Jobs took to the stage to announce they'd combined the features of an iPod, a phone, and a web browser – all in one magical device – Braun aims to take the features of a world class shaver with an electric trimmer, making an all purpose body grooming device. The result is a curious hybrid, but I'm not sure it delivers on the promise. (I received a Body Grooomer for free from Braun in exchange for an honest review) It does look a bit weird, truth be told. The razor either retracts fully to just use the trimmer, or extends fully be used alone without the trimmer; or can be used in a hybrid mode where both the trimmer and razor are active. For the most part, this works well, combining the act of shaving somewhere with heavy growth into a few strokes, as opposed to the usual routine of first trimming, then shaving. You'll still need to use shaving foam though, and rinse the head off, so this is best done in the shower. I almost expect them to build a shaving foam dispenser attachment into the next model. And a self cleaning jet of water mechanism. It takes a little while to get used to the Braun Body Groomer as there's a specific angle you need to hold it at - 90° to your body, rather than almost parallel as you might with just a trimmer. We first tried the Body Groomer as just a traditional trimmer to shave my head - without the shaving head extended - and after figuring out that you couldn't hold it like a standard trimmer, it seemed to work fine. Nothing groundbreaking but it got the job done. You still need to go over the same area a few times to catch everything, so it's no better than a regular trimmer for doing heads. Next I tried shaving my arms and chest in the dual function mode – that's with both the trimmer and the shaving head extended – and this was more successful, but I'm not sure how much value is added by the combined feature set. I think I could get just as good of a shave with just a sharp razor. I don't have a beard, so it could be that the product's true strength lies with beard trimming. Also in the package are a variety of trimmer attachments to for selecting closeness of shave, and a dual purpose case which can either cover the electric head completely for use in the shower, or goes on the other side to just hang the device up somewhere. The utility of the Body Groomer is hampered like most of these multi-blade shaving products by the need to buy expensive new blades every so often. I gave up using multi-blade razors and switched to a single bladed safety razor many years ago, and haven't looked back since. The Body Groomer hasn't convinced me to switch back. So would the Braun Body Groomer completely replace your traditional shaving and grooming routine? It might, but not for me. The utility or time saved from having the two features combined just doesn't add as much value as I'd hoped it might. It's pretty much what you'd expect if you duct-taped a razor blade to a trimmer. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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jamesabruce

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Braun Body Groomer BG5030

4/5

excellent little groomer

I tend to dry shave with a standard trimmer and I've used a few of these in the past and never really liked using them around my groin as they didn't seem safe enough. Whilst I am not completely smooth I do like to keep everything neat and tidy for the missus. The combination of wet and dry shave is a excellent as it means I can shave the edges as well as trim the main areas with the same shaver and all whilst I am in the shower, which is a good thing as the end does get clogged up pretty quickly. I haven't used this on the really long thick hair I do have a worry that it wouldn't cope with this. My only other gripe is the time it takes to charge 14 hours for 50 mins of shaving but at the end of the day it does the job and I would recommend it to a friend of between 18-45, any one older and I feel they would be more benefited to a standard trimmer as manscaping is often a young man's game. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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My opinion of the Braun Silk-expert has gone from strength to strength, it's been so easy to use and a delight to try out, I have been delighted with the results over the last 4 weeks and I'm so happy with the fact I am seeing less hair grow and at a slower rate than usual. This is a great product and really has changed the way I feel about IPL in a positive way! Thanks Braun.

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