You’ll want to use a guide comb with your electric razor to get the desired length.
Electric shavers do not shave as close as a blade. You’ll want to use a guide comb with your electric razor to get the desired length. A shaver only helps you get a clean shave, while trimmers help you cut or maintain a beard.
Can I Cut My Hair With An Electric Shaver?
One of the best ways to achieve a cut with a sharp edge is with the electric razor and comb technique. The hairdresser uses a large comb to demarcate where the new length will end, and then uses clippers to cut the hair. 
Can Shaver Be Used To Cut Hair?
Some people don’t understand the difference between a shaver and a trimmer since both are used to shave hair on the face most of the time. A shaver only helps you get a clean shave, while trimmers help you cut or maintain a beard. 
Can An Electric Razor Cut As Close As A Blade?
Electric shavers do not shave as close as a blade. Even though high-end shavers like the panasonic arc 5 can get very close performance-wise to a blade, they still can’t match it. 
Frank Harmenstein is the lead editor of the grooming website Cut Throat Straight Razor, and has over 15 years of experience in the industry. He’s personally tested and reviewed over 200 different straight razors, and has written countless articles on the subject.