I bought this mainly for personal use and I must say that it really does cut hair like butter, and basically allows for you to draw your outlines like a pencil. It saves me a lot of time when I do my hair. At this point the Gold FX blades are a step or two away from being as excellent as cutting your beard one hair at a time with scissors. Especially once you zero gap them (although mine sorta came basically zero-gapped out of the box with only very minor adjustments needed).
The only thing I advise against is using this trimmer against the neck like you would with a Phillips OneBlade or a simple razor blade. It can be a bit rough if you have my problem, which is having soft skin but very tough hair, because the trimmer can cause some snagging. I hear that the Andis trimmer is better with this problem. I must say that if you apply the GoldFX Trimmer around the neck like you would when trimming outlines with the blade facing into the skin and shave the entire part off instead, then you'll have no problem.
Now if you trim against the grain on other parts of your face like your cheeks or your chin with this blade... man times it hits so hard that it's like peeling a thick layer of dust off a surface with a nail. It's only slightly less effective than the Philips OneBlade and I can only assume at this point that the GoldFX lasts a lot longer. The OneBlades have a sort of built in obsolescence with what I can only assume is the choice of metal used for the trimmers which I…
Rated 5 out of 5