Even though we’re seemingly overloaded with incredible gadgets that can do amazing things, we still haven’t yet found a high-tech razor that can take the misery out of shaving. However, Skarp Technologies wants to change all that by delivering a laser-powered razor that will zap off unwanted hairs to give you the cleanest shave you’ve ever had.
According to Skarp, the razor is “powered by a small laser which cuts through hair for an incredibly close shave” and that eliminates a lot of the annoying things that typically come with shaving, including razor burn, bleeding, itching and infection. Even better, the razor doesn’t require any water — you can just turn it on and mow off all your facial hair with ease.
“Wavelengths of light had already been discovered that could cut through dark hair, but finding a way to cut light hair was proving incredibly difficult,” Skarp explains. “After years of research & development, they discovered a chromophore in the hair that would be cut when hit with a particular light wavelength.”
To become a reality, Skarp took its futuristic razor to Kickstarter, where it has already blown past its original funding goal of $160,000 and has already raised more than $700,000 with 20 days left to go. Skarp estimates that it will start shipping its laser razors in March of 2016. Learn more about the project by clicking here.
This article was originally published on BGR.com