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WAHL T-Blade Personal Beard Trimmer

Last updated: June 1, 2023


WAHL Stainless Steel Lithium Ion Rechargeable Hair Clipper's patented blades are sharp enough to cut through even the thickest hair growth. If your battery runs out, just one minute of charge will you enough juice for a fast shave — a plus for those who spend a lot of time on the road. Another benefit of this trimmer is that if the battery reaches a certain level, an LED light alerts you so that you can charge it. We liked how solid this trimmer felt in our hands during testing.

We looked at the top Beard Trimmers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Beard Trimmer you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: A stainless steel trimmer with sharp blades and a quick-charging battery.

In our analysis of 75 expert reviews, the WAHL T-Blade Personal Beard Trimmer placed 13th when we looked at the top 21 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The WAHL 9818 lithium ion stainless steel all-in-one groomer kit includes; rechargeable beard trimmer/shaver/razor, T-blade, detail shaver head, rotary ear/nose/brow detail head, 12 T-blade guides, comb, storage pouch, charger, cleaning brush, blade oil, and English/Spanish instructions. Accessories Included – Facial Hair Guide Combs: No. 1 – 1/8 inches Guide, No. 1/2 – 1/16 inches Guide, No. 2 – 3/16 inches Guide, No. 3 – 5/16 inches Guide. Haircutting Guide Combs: T-Blade 1/8 inches Guide, T-Blade 1/4 inches Guide, T-Blade 3/8 inches Guide, T-Blade 1/2 inches Guide, T-Blade 5/8 inches Guide, T-Blade 3/4 inches Guide, T-Blade 7/8 inches Guide, T-Blade 1 inches Guide. Do not place or store appliance where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink. Do not place in or drop into water or other liquid

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The motor and blade are powerful and sharp enough to approximate a shave or to cut through thick, fully-grown beards with ease, but it’s also slim enough for grooming and precision detailing.
Perhaps the coolest feature of the battery is its charging time. If you’re in a hurry and your battery is depleted it only takes roughly one minute to get enough juice for a quick shave.
Solidly constructed and it doesn’t feel cheap or plastic.
This machine is impressive because it has an inbuilt precision trimmer which grooms to perfect without changing a setting.
Patented Wahl blades, made of precision ground carbon steel.

What reviewers didn't like

The smart LED is designed to blink when the battery is nearing depletion and to light up when charging, but sometimes it doesn’t light up, and it can be difficult to tell whether you are getting a charge at all.
Full-size shaving head attachment not included.
Some users had a difficulty getting this groomer to turn on and off while others experienced problems simply with shutting off the groomer.
Body is very heavy
This doesn't come with a full-size shaving head like the 9864 trimmer. If you want a close shave with it, you'll need to pick one of those up
View our Beard Trimmer buying guide for in-depth advice and recommendations.

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