Shaver series 9000 Wet and dry electric shaver

V-Track blade system PRO, 8-direction ContourDetect Heads, SmartClean System Plus, SmartClick beard styler S9711/31

Frequently Asked Questions

Using the Philips electric shaver for the first time

If you are wondering how to use your Philips electric shaver for the first time, please find out here if we can answer your questions.

Adapting to your new Philips shaver

Your skin needs to adapt to the electric razor. In about 2 or 3 weeks, your skin will adjust and you should be able to shave quickly with minimal to no irritation.

Please note: everyone's skin and hair is different and there is no right or wrong way to shave. Try any of the tips mentioned below to see what works best for you.

To minimise skin irritation

  • Thoroughly clean your skin.
  • Use shaving gel or foam.
  • Shave problem areas first.
  • Shave with the grain.
  • Keep your razor clean.
To minimise skin irritation

To avoid pulling hair

  • Trim long hair first.
  • Fully charge your razor.
To avoid pulling hair

To shave difficult areas

  • Stretch your skin.
  • Trim downwards.
  • Apply gentle pressure.
To shave difficult areas

The information on this page applies to the following models: S9711/31 , S9211/12 , S9211/26 , S9031/26 , S9041/12 , S9111/43 . more less

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