Epilator Reviews

Epilator Buying Guide

We created this site on epilator reviews with the help of a testing panel. From detailed how to guides to video demos, we help you choose the best epilator.  Over the past 2 years, we’ve spent more than 200 hours researching and physically testing all the most popular epilators. We looked at all of the top brands including Braun, Panasonic, and Emjoi. We summarized our overall top picks.

For detailed reviews of all the epilators that we tested and a breakdown of all the test scores, see our detailed in depth reviews.

Best Epilators

We’ve looked at how epilators performed on different parts of the body and even men. The only way to find out which was the best was to test them side by side. Find out the best one for you with our detailed guides comparing epilators in various categories.

Best Epilator

We spent months of testing, researching, and writing about epilators, including trying out over 20 of them. In addition to me personally testing each one myself, we consulted beauty bloggers and formed our own testing panel. Find out which one left us the smoothest.

What Is The Best Epilator For Sensitive Skin?

I have sensitive skin. Is it suitable to epilate my skin? If so, what is the best epilator for sensitive skin?

Best Cheap Epilator

You don’t have to pay more for an epilator than you need to, depending on your needs. Find out the best value for your money.

Best Epilator For Face

The challenge was to find which epilator removed the most hair on the face, leaving the smoothest finish behind. We tried all the facial epilators and evenregular ones with facial attachments. Which one left our face the smoothest?

Best Epilator For Underarms

Epilating the underarms is super painful. Don’t let that stop you from going sleeveless. Which epilator performs best when tackling the painful underarm area?

Bestselling Epilators

Listed below are the current bestselling epilators. We know how difficult it can be to…

Best Epilator For Women

The Braun 7681 receives our coveted Editor’s Choice award for the best epilator for women…

Best Epilator For Men

Epilators are not just for women. Which epilator can be used to remove hair on the back, chest, legs, and arms of men. Find out.

Best Epilator For Brazilian

So you’ve decided that you want to remove the whole shabang or clean around the bikini area with an epilator. Which epilator should you use?

Epilator Tips

Nervous about getting started with epilation. I know how scary it can be. We have all been there. I am here to hold your hand and get you the best possible results. Check out our detailed guides where we explore how to prepare for your first time.

Is There An Eyebrow Epilator?

Most epilators are not suitable to use anywhere near the eyebrows, but I did find one that worked pretty well for cleaning around them.

Rechargeable Epilators

Rechargeable epilators offer the convenience of portability without having to worry about the cord getting in your way.

Prevent Pimples After Epilation

Q. I epilated for the first time. I took a bath afterwards since the instructions…

Why Can’t I Get Hairless Legs For 2 Weeks?

Q. I’m aware of that hair grows in different cycles. No matter how often I…

How Long Does Epilating Last?

Find out how long epilation lasts and what factors affect the growth rate.

Spring Epilators

Epilation is a type of hair removal at the root. Spring epilators were the first…

LaaLaa of Dolce Vanity Talks About Epilators And Her Success

LaaLaa of Dolce Vanity has taken the blogging world by storm. As an accomplished makeup…

How Long Should The Hairs Be Before I Epilate?

Q. How long should the hairs be before I epilate? What is the minimum and…

Epilady Classic Coil Epilator

Here is a pop quiz. What is the item pictured above? A. a screaming success.…

What Is The Quietest Epilator?

Q. What is the quietest epilator? I heard that they are loud. Will my roommates…

Why Is The Epilator Breaking My Hair?

Q. I’ve been epilating for some time and my legs feel stubbly no matter how…

Body Epilators

Body epilators are designed to be used primarily on the legs and arms. Typically these…

Epilator Side Effects

Epilating is not without side effects, but it is a fast and effective hair removal…

How To Buy An Epilator

I am here today to help you buy the right epilator. Hopefully, finding an epilator…

Where To Buy An Epilator

Who sells epilators? I’ve already written about what is the best epilator and reviewed almost…

Numbing Creams For Epilators

I know a lot of people are looking for a painless hair removal secret that will make epilation less painful. Here I show you how to properly use a numbing cream for epilation.

Hair Removal Methods

Hair removal is a multibillion dollar industry. Silky smooth skin helps women and men feel…

We Talk With Jody Liu About Epilation And The Environment

Ask Jody and she will tell you straight that she’s a bit of a tomboy…

Will I Be Smooth After Epilating?

Find out if you will be smooth after epilating and what you can do to get the best results.

5 Tips To Make Epilators Less Painful

Read why you been epilating wrong. The question we get the most is “How can I make it hurt less?” After 2 years of research of studying how pain works and testing various products, we finally have some answers. Discover incredible tricks to make epilation less painful.

Wet And Dry Epilators

Who doesn’t like relaxing under a warm shower or soaking themselves in a bath? Warm…

Epilators: Pros and Cons

Can’t decide whether epilation is right for you. Join us in this discussion on the pros, cons, and myths of epilation.

How Do Different Epilators Compare

After comparing epilators, the Braun 7681 receives our coveted Editor’s Choice award for the best…

Why Aren’t Epilators More Popular?

I was talking to one of my friends and was surprised that they didn’t even…

Brands Of Epilators

There are several of brands of epilators, some are more popular brands, but others are…

What To Look For When Buying An Epilator

Choosing the best epilator for you, depends on your needs. Every epilator comes with different…

Epilator Wiki – Question And Answer

We always get questions on our website so we thought we’d put all the questions here in one place.

Do Epilators Work? Why I Love But Hate Epilation

Can’t decide whether epilation is right for you? Do epilators work? How does it compare…

What The Skin Looks Like After Epilation

Curious to see what the red bumps look like after epilation. Watch as we show you the steps to recovery.

Braun Silk 7 Vs Philips Satin Perfect Epilator

We asked one of our testers to compare the Braun Silk 7 epilator with the…

Pictorial Guide: How To Properly Epilate Legs

This time we are walking you through a detailed guide of how to epilate your legs properly from preparation, to epilating, to after care.

Shilpa Gandotra Talks About Epilators And Beauty

We are so excited to interview Shilpa Gandotra, who blogs on Our External World.  Her…

We Discuss Epilators And More With Jane Of Hodge Podge Days

Jane, a Manchester Mummy, started her blog Hodgepodgedays in June of 2013. Jane reviewed the…

How To Clean Your Epilator In 6 Easy Steps

Epilators remove hair by pulling it out at the root which studies say leads to…

Dolon Of Poutpretty Gives Advice On Epilation

Dolon has her own beauty blog over at Poutprettty.com and loves all things dealing with…

Interview With ZaZa On Epilation And More

Upcoming star, ZaZa is both a model and musician. Her first album #Forever is a…

Shaving Vs Waxing

With a variety of hair removal choices, some women may want to know the key…

Epilator Vs Shaving

With so many different hair removal techniques available at your disposal in the beauty scene, women often want to know what are the primary differences and pros and cons between epilating and shaving.

Epilator Vs Waxing

With various hair removal solutions to choose from, women often want to know what are the main differences between epilating and waxing. In this hair removal guide, we summarize the results from our extensive research and compare the various hair removal methods, namely epilating vs. waxing.

What Is An Epilator

Who Invented The Epilator? Epilady was the company responsible for sparking the revolution in the…

Tips On How to Epilate Armpits

Believe it or not, there was a time when underarm hair on women was fashionable.…

Best Way To Remove Upper Lip Hair

What’s the best way to remove upper lip hair? There is nothing more annoying than…

Epilator Tips – How To Guide For Using An Epilator

Come with me as I take you through a step by step guide through the first 2 weeks of epilation. It’s going to be tough, but I’ll hold your hand.


Here are all the epilators we have tested, reviewed, and scored. You don’t have to spend a lot for features that you don’t need such as a wet and dry model or cordless model. When scoring epilators, our most important criteria was how fast and thorough the epilator removed the hair. Pay attention to features that are important to you and how experienced you are with epilation.

Emjoi eRase e60 AP-14EB Epilator Review

Emjoi claims the Emjoi eRase e60 will remove the majority of hair on the legs, underarms, bikini area, and face on the first pass. How well does it perform? Find out in our hands on review.

Emjoi Epi Slim+ e18 AP-14LC Epilator Review

Emjoi clams the Emjoi Epi Slim+ e18 is suitable for the most sensitive areas of the body including the upper lip, chin, bikini line, and underarms. Should you take it with you in your purse? Find out in our hands on review.

Emjoi AP-9T Tweeze Tweezer Epilator Review

The Emjoi Tweeze infomercial claims “Eliminating unwanted facial hair is now easy with Tweeze.” Is it really 30X faster than a tweezer? Find out in our hands on review.

Wizzit Hair Remover Epilator Review

The Wizzit infomercial claims “At the touch of a button, you’ll be neat and trim!” Is it really 50X faster than a tweezer? Find out in our hands on review.

Epilady Face Epil Epilator Review EP-803-17

Epilady claims that the Epilady Face Epil is designed to handle both fine and course hair on the upper lip, chin, and cheeks. Does it live up to the claim? Find out in our in-depth review.

Epilady Esthetic Facial Epilator Review

Don’t throw the tweezer away just yet. While this facial epilator comes from Epilady, it is only able to remove the lightest peach fuzz that you probably won’t even notice.

Remington EP-1050-CDN Facial Tweezer System Review

If you are a woman, unwanted facial hair can be a problem. Most of us have tried everything from plucking to waxing. Remington claims that Remington EP1050CDN Facial Tweezer system can remove the shortest hair on the face leaving you smooth for weeks. It doesn’t cost a lot, but how does it perform? Find out in our full hands on review.

Braun Face Epilator And Cleansing Brush Review

Braun claims its latest 2 in 1 facial epilator and facial cleansing brush removes facial hair 200X faster than tweezing and cleanses skin 6X better than manual cleansing. The big question is: Does it live up to these claims? Find out in our in depth review.

Epilady EP-810-33A Legend 4 Epilator Review

In 1986, Epilady created the world’s first epilator. The Epilady Legend 4 is Epilady’s fourth generation of epilators. With 40 tweezers, it is cordless and includes 2 operating speeds. Epilady claims that this epilator removes hair as short as 0.5mm for up to 4-6 weeks of hairless skin. How well does it work? Find out in our in depth review.

Emjoi AP-9LC Epi Slim Epilator Review

If you are a woman, facial hair can be embarrassing. Most of us have tried everything from waxing to hair removal creams. Emjoi claims that Emjoi Epi Slim can remove hair in the most delicate areas like the face. Does it work? Find out in our full hands on review.

Bellabe Facial Hair Remover Review

The Bellabe Facial Hair Remover has been featured on the Rachel Ray show. It is a spring that removes hair a lot like threading. The company says it is a lot safer than hair removal creams, claiming it works to remove hair on the upper lip, chin, cheeks, and sideburns. Does it work? Read our full review.

Remington EP-7030 Face and Body Epilator Review

Remington claims that the Remington EP7030 performs as well as the leading brand with its total coverage tweezer system that removes more hair in one pass. This mid ranged epilator comes with a load of features. How well does it actually perform? Let’s find out in our hands on review.

Panasonic ES-ED90-P Wet And Dry Epilator Review

Panasonic claims that its line of epilators offers a gentler epilation experience. This model features six additional attachments for different body areas including a foot file. Do these new features make it worth purchasing this model over the previous model? Find out in our hands on review.

Philips HP6576 Satin Perfect Epilator Review

Used by Victoria Secret model, Alessandra Ambrossio, we were looking forward to reviewing the Philips Satin Perfect HP6576 epilator. This is Philips top of the line epilator. Philips claims that the ceramic tweezers gently remove hair. Was it gentler than other epilator with metal tweezers? How does it perform? Find out in our hands on review.

Philips HP6401 Satinelle Epilator Review

The Philips HP6401 Satinelle Soft epilator is one of the least expensive epilators that we have looked at. While it doesn’t include all the bells and whistles of other models, we were most interested in how well it works. How does it perform? Read our full review to find out.

Braun Skin Spa 7921 Epilator Review

The Braun 7921 combines exfoliation and epilation in one device. It includes a sonic exfoliating brush that Braun claims is 4X more effective than manual exfoliation, removing dead skin cells. Does it live up to this claim? It it worth skipping out on the extras of the Braun 7681 for the exfoliating brush. Find out in our hands-on review.

Braun Silk Epil 7 7681 Review

The Braun Silk Epil 7681 is currently the top of the line model in Braun’s line of epilators. It’s marketed as the best Braun epilator. Braun advertises this model for the entire body including the face, armpits, bikini line, and legs. Braun claims that the Braun 7681 epilator can remove hair as short as a grain of sand. Does it? Read our full hands-on review.

Philips HP6512/50 Satinelle Soft Epilator Review

The Philips HP6512/50 is very feminine and cute. It’s got pretty violet flowers on the front. From the design it is obvious that the product is marketed towards women. It’s got a nice small form factor and lightweight design that fits nicely in your hand. How does it perform?

Braun Silk-Epil Xpressive 7181 Epilator Review

Women will do anything to have smooth sexy legs and that is why we are reviewing the Braun Silk-Epil Xpressive 7181 Epilator. Every woman knows that it is a sin the slip into a cute mini skirt or a little black dress with hairy legs. It’s pricey, but the Braun Silk-Epil 7181 Epilator is Braun’s top of the line model . Is it one of the best epilators on the market?

Emjoi AP-10R Soft Caress Epilator Review

The Emjoi AP-10R Soft Caress epilator is one of the most popular epilators featured by beauty bloggers on Youtube. Emjoi named this epilator “Soft Caress” because this epilator is supposed to reduce pain, making it perfect for those just starting to epilate. Does it live up to this claim and how does it perform? Find out in our hands on review.

Emjoi AP-18 Emagine Epilator Review

The Emjoi AP-18 Emagine epilator is widely considered to be one of the highest end epilators. The big selling point with this epilator is the number of tweezers it contains. There are 72 of them, making it the most ever on an epilator. This greatly speeds up the epilation process. It works great on the legs but can also be used on other areas of the body.

Panasonic ES-WD51-P Epilator Review

Anytime you remove hair from the root, it can be painful. That’s why we were pretty skeptical when we had to review the Panasonic ES-WD51-P. Panasonic claims this epilator gently removes hair. Does it live up to the claim? Find out in our in depth review.

Compare Epilator Ratings

We conveniently put all the ratings on one page. This chart includes ratings for every epilator that we tested. Compare the epilators side by side, choosing the right epilator based on features.


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5 thoughts on “Epilator Reviews

  1. Hi, just wanted to point out something you might want to add to your epilating tips. Maybe it’s on your site already, maybe not, but I personally find it important:
    It’s a good idea to avoid epilating around the time of your period, as you will be experiencing inflammation AND be more sensitive to pain. I’m not sure what the recommended time gap is, but I’d say from the start of PMS symptoms to a few days after your period ends.

  2. Hi
    I wanna buy the epilator and am new to this. As earlier I have only been waxing. But it’s not always convenient so wanna switch to the use of epilator. I have seen few of them in market but relatively confused about which one to buy.
    As I have a high growth but my hair are soft when they grow may b coz of waxing. I have never used blade or razors. So I want an epilator which should not harm my growth

  3. Hi
    I am looking for an epilator that removes hair from roots and can be used all over the body, especially face, and also exfoliates the skin leaving it soft and smooth. Which epilator would you recommend?

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