Motorized Toothbrush Leaves Hands Free For Shaving (Oct, 1937)

I don’t know about you but I’m one of those people who can’t pat my head and rub my belly at the same time. The idea of trying to do something else with my face while I have a sharp razor blade in my hand is not very appealing.

Motorized Toothbrush Leaves Hands Free For Shaving

As A novelty feature at a recent exhibit of inventions, one inventor displayed the odd motor-driven toothbrush above. Said to be the last word in time-savers, the device is designed to allow the late riser to get his teeth brushed while he shaves. A conventional brush is attached to a vibrating arm on the brushing apparatus.

2 comments
  1. Boing Boing says: December 4, 200612:17 pm

    Multitasking toothbrush, 1937…

    From the Oct, 1937 issue of Popular Science, a motorized toothbrush “designed to allow the late riser to get his teeth brushed while he shaves.” I don’t even shave, but I would use this every day if it were in the market. Link……

  2. The Hilger Family Blog says: December 5, 200612:19 pm

    [...] The multi-tasking toothbrush (Popular Science Oct 1937): Shave while brushing your teeth? Straight razors not recommended. [...]

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