Man shaving his neck with a Wahl shaver.

How to Clean My Electric Shaver

It’s important to keep your Wahl shaver clean to ensure its long life and optimal shaving effectiveness and efficiency. Beard stubble builds up easily, especially if you have thick facial hair, so it’s important to clean the shaver, cutter bars and foil after every three or four shaves. Luckily, cleaning an electric shaver is easy.

How to Clean Your Electric Shaver Step-by-Step

  • 1

    To clean your Wahl electric shaver, turn the shaver OFF and remove the foil head. You can remove the foil head by pushing the shaver head release buttons on the side of the shaver and lifting the foil head upward.

  • 2

    Lightly tap the open side of the foil head on a hard surface to remove the majority of stubble hair particles. Be careful NOT to tap the actual foil.

  • 3

    For easy cleaning, rinse your shaver with water. While the foils can be rinsed, it’s recommended that you remove the foil head and rinse the cutter bars in order to remove the hair on them.

  • 4

    Deep cleaning will maintain your shaver. You should also replace the foil head and cutter bars every 12 months or if the foils are damaged. 

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