Electric shavers are preferable for teenage boys because they are less harsh on the skin. They also prevent unnecessary cuts and nicks that often happen when boys use a razor. To ensure a clean shave a rotary electric shaver is best. It is also advisable to select a cordless shaver with a flexible head because it helps yield a closer shave in curved areas of the face.
Philips Norelco 8040X
This shaver has a feature many electric models lack -- it applies moisturizer to the skin as it shaves. This feature helps prevent razor bumps on sensitive skin. It is also waterproof, so it can be used with a wet or dry shaving style. It has three rotary blades that pivot for a closer shave. This model can be used for 40 minutes before it needs to be recharged. It has a low battery indicator, so teens will know when it needs recharging.
The Remington R7130 Diamond 360 flex is ideal for teenage boys because it has rotary style blades that flex and pivot for a close shave. The blades have a carbon coating that makes them 400 percent harder than steel so the shaver will stand the test of time. The unit takes 60 minutes to get a full charge, but it also has a 5 minute quick charge feature for touch ups.
Philips Arcitec 1060
The Philips Arcitec 1060 has the flex and pivot design that is recommended for teen shavers. On this model, three rotary blades are connected to a ball joint system that gives them a full range of motion to swivel, rotate and pivot as needed. The 1060 is waterproof, so it can be use for wet or dry shaving. This shaver has an impressive 65 minutes of operating time and takes just 60 minutes to charge. It also has a quick charge feature.
This unisex cordless shaver is a fairly basic model. It has three rotating blades. It is waterproof so it can be used for wet and dry shaving. The model has a cleaning indicator. The R5130 takes 90 minutes to charge and it has an operating time of 30 minutes. It does have a quick charge feature for touch-ups.
Philips SensoTouch 3D
This waterproof electric shaver is ideal for teen because it has an ultra flexible head. The model is waterproof so it can be used for wet or dry shaving. This model can be charged for one hour and lasts up to 20 days, or a total of 60 minutes of operation. The SensoTouch 3D also has a jet clean system that cleans, lubricates and charges the unit.