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    Recently, I've been a bit lazy shaving, but one thing I've noticed is that I think I look better with slight stubble than completely clean shaven. I was considering getting a beard trimmer and then trying the look for a bit and seeing what its like. Regarding the stubble, I'd want to keep it fairly short, like a number 1 at a haircut, maybe even slightly shorter. What would you recommend I get?

    One thing I was thinking though was, if I buy one and then not like the idea of having stubble, can I use it as a regular shaver as then I've wasted my money.

    EDIT: I didn't realise a number 1 was that long. Basically, I want it to look like "shadow stubble", i.e there is stubble there and it has grown properly and has been groomed, but there is a very light amount.
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    Generic electric shavers such as this have a pop up beard trimmer which you can use to shave but still get some stubble. There's no control as to how long it is, but it's what I do because I already had this sort of thing before I decided I prefer a bit of stubble and can't be bothered to buy a new device.

    I'd say it gets it about 1.5-2mm long when I shave with it.
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    I have one of these and I love it, loads of variable settings and the battery actually lasts somewhere close to the manufacturer's stated time. It's useless as a proper shaver, but all beard trimmers tend to be limited in this regard, the lowest setting (removing the guard) will take you very close to clean shaven but still leaves a slight stubble.

    A #1 haircut is 1/8th of an inch, which is quite long for stubble, you'll usually find lengths starting at 0.4mm on trimmers.
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    I have a £30 multi grooming thingy by Philips from Argos. Not the best I guess - not at £30, but tbf, I think it's not bad. I'd probably invest in something more expensive though
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    You can use a beard trimmer as a regular trimmer if you want, if you end up not liking using for having 'shadow stubble'.

    All trimmers trim any hair no matter where it is.
 
 
 
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