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Waterproof Vacuum Feature

The Panasonic ER430K Nose trimmer is a battery operated facial hair trimmer that also has a vacuum feature to whisk away stray hairs, which means cleanup is a breeze. It cuts hair painlessly without pulling using a guarded blade. Despite the vacuum feature, it’s still waterproof so you can use it in the shower, and it’s also easy to clean under running water.

Affordable Trimmer

The ER430K is less expensive than some other trimmers on the market, and it really does a good job of cutting nose and ear hair. The design is ergonomic and easy to use, so your hand and wrist won’t become tired while using this trimmer.


Small Vacuum Trimmer

There are a few other trimmers with cleanup vacuums on the market, but this one is surprisingly small and lightweight. This makes the Panasonic ER430K easier to use, especially for long grooming sessions.

All the Features You Need

This is the only Panasonic nose hair trimmer with a vacuum feature, and it also has the other great features of a Panasonic. It can operate for 90 minutes on the AA battery, it works on wet or dry hair, rinses clean and has the quality stainless steel blades. The only Panasonic feature that the ER430K doesn’t have is the LED light, which you may not miss at all.

Travels Well

Because it is so compact and well designed, this is a good option for tucking into a duffel bag or suitcase. It also comes with a carrying case that is a step above the competition.


Doesn’t Cut Close

While this model does effectively cut the nose and ear hairs, it doesn’t cut them close. You’ll be left with a very short stubble that may or may not be noticeable. Usually, it isn’t an issue, but it’s something to be aware of if you have a very thick hair issue.

Not Efficient at Cutting

While the ER430K definitely gets the job done, you may have to do more than one pass over the same area in order to get all of the hairs cut. This might be an issue if you’re always in a hurry and won’t have the extra time to do multiple passes. This type of inefficiency is almost always the price you pay for painless cutting.

Overall Review

The Panasonic ER430K Nose, Ear & Facial Hair Trimmer is a good battery operated trimmer that has the unique vacuum feature to make cleaning up easier after grooming. This is a nice bonus that works well and adds a lot of value to this trimmer. It is still immersible for use in the shower and for easy cleaning, which is an important feature in a trimmer. It works well in ears and in the nose, but you may have to do more than one pass to get good results. Still, for the relatively low investment, this battery operated trimmer offers a lot of great functionality in a small package that is easy to travel with and use every day.