Troubleshooting How do I remove the shaving heads of my Philips shaver? To deep clean your Philips Shaver, you need to know how to replace the shaving heads of your shaver. Removing and reattaching your Philips shaving head Switch off your shaver and follow the steps below. Pull the shaving head holder off the body of the shaving unit. Twist the retaining rings inside your shaving head holder and pull them out one by one. Remove the shaving heads from the shaving head holder. Each shaving head consists of a cutter and a guard. Please keep in mind that the cutter and guard are not interchangeable. So make sure you keep them together. Put the shaving heads back into the shaving head holder. Reattach the shaving head holder to the bottom part of the shaving unit.