The Best Nose Hair Trimmer

The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute's tests reveal the one Nose Hair Trimmer that can, in its opinion, be called The Best. The Institute forwards its recommendation to Hammacher Schlemmer's buyers so they can procure the product for The Hammacher Schlemmer catalog, web site, and retail store. The Nose Hair Trimmer that is currently The Best can be found here.

The Best Nose Hair Trimmer

Overall Results

Candidate

  • Model C
  • Model B
  • Model D
  • Model A

Trim Ability

Comfort

EaseOfUse

Features

Ranking


Preliminary Testing and Evaluation

Before undertaking testing, The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute surveyed consumers to learn which attributes are most critical when purchasing a Nose Hair Trimmer. They responded that Trimming Ability is by far their most important concern, followed by Comfort, Ease of Use, and Features. These attribute rankings were applied to the data collected for this test.

Nose Hair Trimmer Expectations

Respondents were also asked which features matter most in a Nose Hair Trimmer. Based on their answers, The Best model must be rated for wet or dry use, be lightweight and have a comfortable grip, and be battery powered.

The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute then researched the marketplace from a reasonably wide range of competing product and obtained Nose Hair Trimmers that possess these desired attributes and features. Prior to testing, the Institute eliminated from consideration any models that did not have a required attribute or feature or if it had an obvious quality issue. Conversely, if a sample offered a unique benefit that distinguished it from other models, The Institute, at its discretion, may have included it in testing even though it may have been lacking a critical feature or attribute.

Testing Methodology

Testing involved evaluations by Institute analysts and a consumer panel.

Any product that relies heavily on the subjective opinion of its user requires a diverse test panel and a set of criteria by which they must rate each item’s performance. To judge Nose Hair Trimmers, the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute gathered a test panel of 10 people, aged 35 to 65. All models considered for the test were battery powered and intended for use on nose, ear and eyebrow hair, and they were either rated for use in wet conditions or at least able to be rinsed underwater.

After sampling each model during their home grooming routines over an extended period of time, panelists rated each trimmer on the following criteria:

Trimming Ability

Panelists rated each model on a scale from 1-10 for the Trimming Ability, taking into consideration how well the unit trimmed nose hairs and how quickly it trimmed nose hairs.

Analysts then took the average of the scores and determined a final Trimming Ability score.

Candidate

  • Model C
  • Model B
  • Model D
  • Model A

Trimming

Ranking


Comfort

Panelists scored the Comfort of the product on a scale from 1-10, with 1 being "not at all comfortable" and 10 being "very comfortable." The following was scored for Comfort:

Analysts then took the average of the scores and determined a final Comfort score.

Candidate

  • Model C
  • Model B
  • Model D
  • Model A

Nose

Hand

Ranking


Ease of Use

For each Nose Hair Trimmer, Panelists scored the following on a scale from 1-10 with 1 being "very difficult" and 10 being "very easy."

After testing, analysts calculated an average ease-of-use score for each Nose Hair Trimmer.

Candidate

  • Model C
  • Model B
  • Model D
  • Model A

Trimming

Cleaning

Changing

Overall

Ranking


Features

Institute analysts inspected each sample to determine whether it had any of the following features, which made a Nose Hair Trimmer easier or more effective to use:

Analysts awarded points for each feature that a model had, weighted according to how important that feature was to consumers. After testing, they calculated an average features score for each sample.

Candidate

  • Model C
  • Model B
  • Model D
  • Model A

RubberGrip

Trimmer

Brush

Mirror

EyeBrow

Case

Candidate

  • Model C
  • Model B
  • Model D
  • Model A

Cap

Comb

Hanging

Ranking


What to Look for in a Nose Hair Trimmer

The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute recommends that you consider these features when shopping for a Nose Hair Trimmer to ensure you will be completely satisfied with its performance:

About Nose Hair Trimmers

The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute was founded in 1983 as an independent, not-for-profit corporation to provide independent testing and consulting services for Hammacher Schlemmer. The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute was founded in 1983 as an independent, not-for-profit corporation to provide independent testing and consulting services for Hammacher Schlemmer. Although funded by Hammacher Schlemmer, the Institute functions independently of Hammacher Schlemmer. The Institute consults Hammacher Schlemmer and fulfills its mission statement without regard to product prices, brand names, margins, or other commercial considerations. Decisions on specific products to test, the types of test to perform and how to interpret the results lie exclusively with the Institute's research staff. In addition, the Institute's status as a separate entity from Hammacher Schlemmer prevents access to sensitive information, such as inventory levels or product cost, which might influence testing decisions. The Institute's independence assures products are researched, evaluated, and rated objectively without commercial bias.

Before Use

As with any product, customers must read and follow the product's user guide, marking and labeling prior to use.

About the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute

The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute was founded in 1983 as an independent, not-for-profit corporation to provide independent testing and consulting services for Hammacher Schlemmer. The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute was founded in 1983 as an independent, not-for-profit corporation to provide independent testing and consulting services for Hammacher Schlemmer. Although funded by Hammacher Schlemmer, the Institute functions independently of Hammacher Schlemmer. The Institute consults Hammacher Schlemmer and fulfills its mission statement without regard to product prices, brand names, margins, or other commercial considerations. Decisions on specific products to test, the types of test to perform and how to interpret the results lie exclusively with the Institute's research staff. In addition, the Institute's status as a separate entity from Hammacher Schlemmer prevents access to sensitive information, such as inventory levels or product cost, which might influence testing decisions. The Institute's independence assures products are researched, evaluated, and rated objectively without commercial bias.

The Institute consults Hammacher Schlemmer and fulfills its mission statement without regard to product prices, brand names, margins, or other commercial considerations.