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Cleancut ES412 Personal Shaver

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  • Designed and Engineered to be used for Personal Shaving without nicking or cutting
  • Use for Underarms, Bikini Line, French "landing strip" or even a Brazilian "take it all off" style.
  • Classic Styling with Turned ?Stainless Steel" finish.
  • Quality Product Made in Japan.
  • The ES412 Cleancut Shaver can be used safely for Personal Shaving by both men and women.
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Cleancut ES412 Personal Shaver + Cleancut PS335 T-Shape Personal Shaver + Seiko S-Yard K30SP Foil Kit for Cleancut ES412
Price for all three: $90.76

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Product Description

The Model ES412 Cleancut shaver has the distinction of being the first, and still best, personal / pubic shaver on the market. The ES412 has been made by the same manufacturer for many years (decades) and is still made in Japan, where quality and workmanship are considered high art. The business end of the ES412 consists of the slotted foil, the interior rotating blade assembly and the motor that turns the blade assembly. In order to produce a superior shave these components need to obtain a delicate working balance. First the motor must have enough torque that it can cut hairs easily, yet run at a slow enough speed that it doesn�t grab the hair and rip it rather than cut it. Second, the blade assembly must be designed to easily glide under the foil�glide but not grind. Superior design and the ability to achieve exacting manufacturing tolerances ensure this is accomplished. Last, the piece that brings it all together, the foil. To make this extraordinary foil requires superior metallurgy, innovative manufacturing techniques and human based engineering to achieve a slot pattern that effectively captures and cuts hairs WHILE not cutting the tender skin of the pubic region. But that�s what the ES412 Cleancut is; a well engineered and balanced shaving experience with the advantage of incremental improvements over time. And clad in it�s turned �stainless steel� case it also has classic �retro� style good looks. NOTE: NO TRIMMER IS INCLUDED. No electric shaver (face shaver or personal shaver) will cut hair longer than stubble. Either blade shave first or purchase a Model PS335 Cleancut �No Nick� Trimmer (available separately.) It is recommended that baby / talcum powder (purchased separately) be applied to the area to be shaved as a dry lubricant (prevents the foil from sticking to the skin.)The ES412 includes a cleaning brush and instruction manual. C-cell battery (1) required (not included.)

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 3.5 x 1.8 x 6.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Origin: Japan
  • ASIN: B001IZZX1C
  • UPC: 713588001498
  • Item model number: ES412
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (288 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,938 in Health & Personal Care (See Top 100 in Health & Personal Care)
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Customer Reviews

When you use the Cleancut with baby powder you can get a really nice close smooth shave.
Devan
The key is that the hair to be shaved (any hair, growing against the skin or not) needs to be very short- the shaver doesn't work at all if that is not the case.
Amazon Customer
After reading the instructions several times and using it a few, I would NOT buy this product.
Jennifer Clarke

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

107 of 114 people found the following review helpful By D. Barrett on February 26, 2008
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I don't generally write reviews, but after reading some of these, I felt I needed to share a little. I have been using the Seiko Cleancut for my underarms daily for at least 4 years, if not longer. In that time, the only problems I have had with ingrown hairs have been when I ended up using a disposable razor for whatever reason. And that was a constant battle before the Cleancut.

The only thing I have ever had to replace on it is batteries. And they seem to last quite awhile. I noticed a tiny chunk out of the plastic holding the blades a few days ago, which is why I was looking on here. The blades are still nice and sharp, but the plastic is beginning to give out. I figure that's fairly amazing, given the flimsey-ness and all that so many have complained about.

Yes, there is the occassional hair that you may have to work at (or cut with something else) due to the characteristics of that particular hair (lying flat against the skin, funky curl, etc), but for the most part, the Seiko Cleancut works beautifully.
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88 of 99 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on May 25, 2008
I love this shaver. I have used several different types, and this is definately the best for size, shape, and effectiness. I have not found it to be more or less flimsy than any other brand I have used. The little round, domed head fits well with all of the curves on a female body, which I have not found to be the case with any other shaver.

I have pale, translucent, skin with dark hair. Typically, even after shaving, the dark hair still shows through my skin. This shaver shaves so close that I don't get that ugly effect, yet I still don't get ingrown hairs. It's like magic.

However, I have noticed that where hair is growing at an angle that lays flatter to the body, and is a bit longer than it should be, the shaver is not as effective and I have to go over and over, sometimes pressing lightly and flicking the shaver against the hair growth to get all of the hairs. Luckily, I don't have a lot of hairs with this growth pattern, but I can imagine that, for those who do, this would be very frustrating. The key is that the hair to be shaved (any hair, growing against the skin or not) needs to be very short- the shaver doesn't work at all if that is not the case. There is no short cut for this step - it makes the difference between complete success and total failure.

Unless your hair is super soft and fine, or growing flat against the skin, this shaver will be the best shaver you have ever used. Follow the instructions, and you will love this little gadget.
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42 of 48 people found the following review helpful By Rob W. on June 23, 2011
Don't believe the negative reviews!

They aren't using it properly and for the very specific purpose that it was designed for.

This GREAT shaver was created to use within very limited and specific parameters. If you try to use it for anything else, or in any other way, it will not meet your expectations.

The CleanCut was designed for that most intimate and private area, on both men and women. It's quite a challenge to work in such a sensitive area, with so many folds and potential snags. But the authentic (more on that later) Japanese made CleanCut by Seiko does a very admirable job with few nicks or grabs, IF you use it right. And here's how to do that:

1) Start with clean dry skin. You must initially reduce the hair length down to a short stubble. You can do that in several ways such as using that straight razor one last time, or buy the companion shaver that was made just for this purpose, the Cleancut PS335 T-Shape Personal Shaver. The PS335 was developed after the ES412 just for the purpose of getting the hair down to the right length for the ES412 to work easily. Do be aware that the PS335 has a much more exposed blade and will nick you if you try to go too fast. See my review there. One of the key words with both of these shavers is Take Your Time.

2) Once the hair is short enough, you MUST dust the whole area with powder. This is NOT an option. The recommended powder for this shaver is Sween Body Powder (formerly Fordustin® Body Powder) With Noncaking, Natural Corn Starch. Do NOT use talc!
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36 of 45 people found the following review helpful By Tacochile on March 15, 2010
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This is the only shaver I have used for the last 10 plus years. This is my third one (the first two were droped and did not work well after). The first time you use it, you must have a very light ( small 1/8" stubble). Apply baby powder to the area you are going to shave (NEVER SHAVE DRY). You should use slow circular motions, pull the skin to make it tight then shave the area. You should now have an area that is as smooth as a babys butt. This Unit is the one used by most Porn Stars who do not Wax. You should shave everyday or at least every other day to keep clean. It takes me less than 10 minutes everyday to shave my junk.
Wishing you smooth skin :-)
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34 of 43 people found the following review helpful By M. Meredith on December 27, 2007
This shaver works perfectly if you follow the directions. The hair has to be a really specific length to work. The method that works for me: Use the included bikini line trimmer with shaving cream. Shave in the direction of hair growth. That leaves just the right length of stubble. Then apply powder to the area and use the Seiko against the direction of hair growth. (The powder is absolutely necessary!)

If you use the above method, you can then just use the Seiko every day to keep things smooth without having to use the bikini line trimmer again. Excellent product!
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