Philips Ladyshave Electric Shaver UK Review

The Philips Ladyshave is by quite a distance, the best selling electric shaver for women in the UK. This shaver has been around for a very long time, and continues to sell very well.

Buyers rate this shaver highly at 4.2 out of 5 stars. It is both a wet and dry shaver and it is also cordless. That means that this shaver can be used for dry shaving. However if you prefer this can also be used for wet shaving with a cream or soap. The fact that it is cordless means it can be taken into the shower, or taken with you when travelling.

Philips Ladyshave Being Used

How Buyers Rate the Philips Ladyshave

It is of course very important when considering any electric shaver purchase, to read as many reviews as you can. After all, that is why you are reading this one. We also think it is important not just to read our review, but to get some general feedback, from all buyers.

This one has an affordable RRP of £20. For the huge majority of women that makes this product affordable.

Below we have summarised what the hundreds of available reviews and what buyers have been saying about this Philips shaver. To keep this simple, we have rated by percentage, how many stars actual buyers have awarded this shaver. We have shown those in the chart below. At the time of doing this there were over 450 buyer reviews to base these figures on.

61 %
20 %
7 %
5 %
7 %

So at a glance you can now see, that around 6 out of 10 buyers rated this shaver as a 5 star product. Around 81% of buyers rated it 4 stars or higher. Those are consistent and good buyer ratings.

It is also worthwhile pointing out, that the number of 1 star reviews is around 7%, which is low. However we will also be having a look at those to find out why they rated this shaver so lowly.

To sum up the overall average, with over 450 buyer reviews available, this Philips shaver has maintained an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars (84% satisfaction)

Philips Ladyshave Specification

Philips Ladyshave Review

As a potential buyer, it is always worthwhile checking out exactly what you are getting for your money. On the right you can see an image of this shaver, when out of the box.

This shaver is available in the pink/white colour shown to the right.

We have included all of the important technical information below.

  • It measures 5 x 10.8 x 18.5 cm
  • It weighs around 5 ounces
  • It comes with the trimmer, a trimmer comb, a cleaning brush, user manual and 2 x AA batteries
  • It also has a 2-year guarantee
  • This shaver is cordless and runs off the batteries
  • The additional comb is used for those delicate areas
  • Can be used for either dry shaving or wet shaving
  • Uses foils for gentle and protective shaving
  • Very easy to handle and fits into the hand comfortably

Philips Ladyshave Electric Shaver Pros and Cons

Like any shaver there are usually good and bad points. We here at the Shaving Emporium prefer to advise our readers of both sides of the argument, before making any conclusions.

This is a small battery style shaver. It has a pretty small head covered by a foil which is what offers the protection to the skin. That is important for shaving under the arms, or around the bikini line.

We try and apply a common sense approach to reading reviews. Some of them are clearly left by some strange people, but we have always found that if you look carefully enough, you get some really useful information. It is that which we have summarised below.​

As I pointed out already, there are 7% of poor reviews, but we have included both the good and the bad points, according to real life buyers. 

  • It is quick and easy to use and great if you are in a hurry
  • The price is affordable and the quality is good
  • It is well made, works effectively and very reliable
  • Buyers said that it is very useful to have if travelling or going on holidays
  • Also good for quick touch ups
  • Mums tend to buy these for daughters
  • Some buyers said it stopped working after a few months
  • Some buyers were disappointed by the closeness of the shave

In summary the poor reviews said that this shaver did not give a close enough shave, or stopped working after a few months. Those that gave it a high rating said that the shaver was great for quick trims, useful when travelling and did a good enough job.

Video Review of the Philips Ladyshave

We searched YouTube for any videos on this Philips Ladyshave. There were a few available, but we found this one to be the most useful.

Our Recommendation on the Philips Ladyshave

Philips Ladyshave Head

This one is well rated at 4.2 out of 5 stars. The reviews have also been very consistent over the years since it was released.

If this is not the one for you can check out our top 5 rated electric shavers for ladies by clicking here.

The small foil head on this shaver offers a lot of protection and prevents any nipping or tugging of the skin.

The shaver will not give you as good a shave as a waxing or any of the normal hair removing processes. This one is designed to be used when you need to do something quickly, or when you are travelling or on holidays.

Many women from the UK have bought this one for its convenience. It does a good enough job and can be used as a wet or dry shaver. The only maintenance it requires is to replace the AA batteries when required. The head will also need to be cleaned after use.

If this is not the electric shave for you, then check out our top 10 list of women's electric shavers by clicking here.​

You can also buy replacement heads for this shaver, when the foil starts to wear out.

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