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When it comes to hair removal, everyone has a favorite — but an increasing number of skincare and beauty pros are reaching for epilators, handheld hair removal devices that uses a rotating head equipped with numerous tweezers to pull unwanted face and body hair from the root. In fact, it's the go-to method of hair removal for many Good Housekeeping Institute Beauty Lab pros!

Choosing the right epilator is key and there are quite a few options out there. The GH Beauty, Health & Sustainability Lab is comprised of beauty pros and chemists who routinely test the latest skincare products for safety, efficacy and ease of use. To find the best epilators, we recently conducted a consumer and laboratory test on a range of epilators from different brands and price points.

What's the best epilator for most people? Our top tested pick for 2023 is the Panasonic Cordless Shaver Epilator for Women, which is great for both beginners and experienced users with the most speed settings and the highest rating in overall satisfaction. The Remington Smooth & Silky Total Coverage Epilator is another more budget-friendly pick that is very effective and compact.

In our tests, a total of 50 women (including new and experienced users) were included and evaluated the tools on ease of use, performance and overall satisfaction. Additionally, noise testing was conducted by partner lab Quiet Mark, who determines a three-star rating logo based on the recorded sound test levels. The recommendations below are a compilation of winners of the most recent and previous tests as well as Lab expert favorites and dermatologist-recommended picks, along with top-rated epilators online, vetted by our editors.

Our top picks:

In addition to the top epilator tools, keep reading to learn about safety, best practices and how to choose the best one for you. If epilating isn't your thing, check out our tips on other hair removal methods, including laser and dermaplaning, as well as our round-ups of the best laser hair and IPL hair removal devices.

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Best Overall Epilator

Panasonic Cordless Shaver Epilator for Women

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Best Overall Epilator

Panasonic Cordless Shaver Epilator for Women

Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (13)Great for beginners
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (14)Has three speed setting options
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (15)Effective on multiple body parts including legs, underarms and bikini line
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (16)Cannot be used on the face

Panasonic's Epilator & Shaver System earned the top ranking in the GH Beauty Lab's most recent epilator test for good reason: It has the highest rating in overall satisfaction (100%), is great for beginners, and has the most speed settings and longest cord length of all the tools tested. Plus, the device received the highest scores for effectively removing hair from lower legs, underarms, and bikini line and for not irritating skin after epilation.

It also showcases a triple-speed motor and has five snap-on attachments that conform to your body, plus a built-in LED light to help better detect each hair. "This was very easy to use and included clear instructions," a tester noted. "It was a pain-free way to remove hair, and my skin felt very smooth for days!" The only downside: it can't be used on the face, just from the underarms down.

Number of tweezers60
PowerCordless
UsabilityWet & dry
Settings3 speeds
Attachments included5
Quiet Mark rating2 of 3 stars

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Best Value Epilator

Remington Smooth & Silky Total Coverage Epilator

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Best Value Epilator

Remington Smooth & Silky Total Coverage Epilator

Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (18)Easy to use
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (19)Compact size
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (20)Two speed levels for fine or coarse hair
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (21)Great value
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (22)Cannot be used on the face
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (23)Doesn't come with attachments

The two speed levels on Remington's budget-friendly epilator allow you to customize your hair removal experience to be more gentle or powerful depending on your needs. A winner of the GH Beauty Lab's test, this epilator's angled head catches even the shortest hairs and has comfort barrels on the head of the epilator that, according to the brand, "helps reduce skin irritation during the hair removal process."

Testers agreed regarding the efficacy of the hair removal: "I like that it was able to catch most hairs the first time around," one shared. They also raved about the small, compact size. "It was a nice size and weight," another said. "It fit in my hand comfortably." While this epilator works wonders on different body parts, note that it can not be used on the face.

Number of tweezers40
PowerCorded
UsabilityDry use only
Settings 2 speeds
Attachments included1
Quiet Mark rating1 of 3 stars

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Best Epilator for Bikini Area

Braun Epilator Silk-épil 9 9-030

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Best Epilator for Bikini Area

Braun Epilator Silk-épil 9 9-030

Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (25)Minimizes pain
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (26)Versatile use, from bikini to legs
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (27)Speedy
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (28)Flexible head
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (29)Pricey

In addition to being a top ranked epilator in the GH Beauty Lab's test, Braun's Silk Expert Pro 5 Epilator is used and loved by GH Beauty Lb pros. In the evaluation, it received perfect scores for tweezing hair in one pass, pulling hair without breaking it, not hurting skin, being easy to clean and leaving skin hair-free for at least one week. GH Beauty Lab Executive Director Birnur Aral, Ph.D., noted that this is her favorite pick for the bikini area: "The flexible rounded head of this epilator fits perfectly along the bikini line and around the curvatures down there." She advises beginners to use it with the attachment that has the small oval window first, as this only exposes a fraction of the entire number of tweezers and the hair is not yanked all at once, making it less painful per pass. "Remember to pull the skin taut, and if hair is not long enough, make sure to press gently against the skin when the attachment is on for effective removal in one pass," she adds.

While it's pricey, this all-in-one epilator has proven worth the long-term investment. “This epilator makes quick work of nabbing every last hair — even super short or super fine ones — from legs, underarms, bikini and beyond," GH Institute Deputy Editor Jessica Teich added. "The operation is smooth and snag-free and never pinches, and the light is super useful for uncovering hidden or fine hairs. I love that it comes with so many attachment options, but I primarily stick with the classic head for regular maintenance to keep skin smooth and hair-free. I use it daily!”

Number of tweezers40
PowerCordless
UsabilityWet & dry
Settings2 speeds
Attachments included6

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Best Value Epilator for Bikini Area

Epilady Speed Corded Epilator

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Best Value Epilator for Bikini Area

Epilady Speed Corded Epilator

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Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (32)Two speeds
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (33)Great for beginners
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (34)Some found it less effective at removing hairs

Epilady was the first company ever to market an epilator, thus making the brand the mother of all epilating devices. Newer models have been released since then, and while it hasn't been tested in the Lab, reviewers love that that this one is especially great to use on the bikini area and pubic hair. "It's not as painful to shave down there," one Amazon reviewer say. "Pulling your skin taut is key," another reviewer advises, and a tip that's echoed by Gretchen Frieling, M.D., a certified dermatopathologist at GFaceMD in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Most reviewers thought it did its job well, although some found it less effective at removing hair than other epilators.

Number of tweezers40
PowerCorded
UsabilityDry
Settings2 speeds
Attachments included1

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Best Face Epilator

Braun Face Epilator Facespa Pro 911

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Best Face Epilator

Braun Face Epilator Facespa Pro 911

Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (36)Ideal head size for the face
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (37)Comes with multiple useful attachments
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (38)Works quickly
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (39)The epilator head can overheat quickly

When looking for an epilator specifically for the contours of your face, you want one that has the right size head. While we haven't tested this one in the Lab, Teich is a big fan and loves that "it comes with multiple useful attachments and the head is small enough to easily maneuver on the face." The additional heads help cleanse and tone skin, making this an all-in-one face beauty tool. One thing to look out for: a few reviewers commented that the epilator head can get warm and overheat fairly quickly.

Number of tweezers10
PowerCordless
UsabilityWet & dry
Settings2 speed and 2 intensity settings
Attachments included4

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Best Epilator for Legs

Emjoi Emagine Dual Tweezer Head Epilator

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Best Epilator for Legs

Emjoi Emagine Dual Tweezer Head Epilator

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Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (41)Strong and effective
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (42)Removes even the shortest hairs
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (43)Lightweight
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (44)Not ideal for smaller areas

In GH Beauty Lab testing, a user noted that "this epilator removes more hair faster and is light and easy to use." That's because the 72 tweezer heads on this Emjoi epilator rotate in opposite directions to remove more hair in one glide, while their "lifting finger" technology works to lift and remove shorter hairs. This means capturing more leg hair, and every last hair, with fewer passes — making it a good candidate for those with a lot of hair or stubble. While the high number of tweezers and head size are ideal for legs, testers found it didn't work well and was more painful on smaller areas, like underarms.

Number of tweezers 72
PowerCorded
UsabilityDry
Settings2 speeds
Attachments included1

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Best Epilator for Face & Body

Braun Epilator Silk-épil 9 9-985

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Best Epilator for Face & Body

Braun Epilator Silk-épil 9 9-985

Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (46)Includes a wide head to get more hair
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (47)Seven attachments for multiple uses
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (48)Can be painful

Compared to some fellow Braun epilators, the Silk-Epil 9 features a wider epilation head to remove more hair in one stroke, plus seven attachments so you can switch between face, body and sensitive areas. Once charged with the included cord or powered by batteries, you can use it on dry skin or in the shower.

"I followed the advice of others and used it every few days the first two weeks or so," a reviewer commented. "Now when I feel a bit of stubble, I use it and am done in five minutes or less." Aral personally loves and recommends a similar but older version of this model. Definitely an effective and speedy option, a few reviewers noted that while this epilator really works, it can be painful, especially at first.

Number of tweezers40
PowerCordless
UsabilityWet & dry
Settings2 speeds
Attachments included7

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Best Epilator for Underarms

Braun Silk-Epil 3 3-270 Epilator

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Best Epilator for Underarms

Braun Silk-Epil 3 3-270 Epilator

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Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (51)Multiple head options
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (52)Two speed settings
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (53)Great price
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (54)Can be painful at first

This more affordable Braun leg and body epilator will get the job done with its 20 tweezer heads. While we haven't Lab tested this pick, we love that its simple three-head system includes a shaver head, trimmer cap and massage roller head for easy comfort. It also features two speed settings so you can epilate at your own pace. "This product does what it's meant to do," an Amazon reviewer notes. As with some other epilators, reviewers did note that it was painful, especially at first try, but got better with continued use. "I used it on my underarms and it did hurt the first time, but the hair did not regrow until two to three days after so I loved the fact that I had no five o'clock shadow," another shares.

Number of tweezers20
PowerCordless
UsabilityWet & dry
Settings2 speeds
Attachments included3

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Best Epilator for Sensitive Skin

Conair GIRLBOMB Rechargeable Epilator

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Best Epilator for Sensitive Skin

Conair GIRLBOMB Rechargeable Epilator

Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (56)Good for beginners
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (57)Ice roller cools and calms skin
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (58)Easy to use/follow directions
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (59)The roller can feel bulky, making it harder to use on smaller areas like bikini and upper lip
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (60)Head doesn't pivot

For beginners and those with sensitive skin, epilation can feel uncomfortable and painful as tweezers pass over skin plucking multiple hairs at the root. While we haven't tested this in the GH Beauty Lab, Lab experts like that Conair GirlBomb's innovative adjustable ice roller attachment aims to minimize this pain and irritation. The ice roller can be used before or after skin is exposed to the epilator so it not only cools epilated skin, but it also distracts from any pain.

You can use the epilator with or without the attachment; just make sure to put it into the freezer at least four hours before use to maximize the effect. "This is my first ever epilator," one Target reviewer shares. "There is a slight learning curve, but once you get the hang of it it's easy and the rolling ice attachment is a nice touch for reducing pain and redness."

Number of tweezers40
PowerCordless
UsabilityDry only
Settings2
Attachments included3
Quiet Mark rating2 of 3 stars

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Best Epilator for Experienced Users

Braun Epilator Silk-épil 9 9-720

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Best Epilator for Experienced Users

Braun Epilator Silk-épil 9 9-720

Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (62)Has a built-in light that testers love
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (63)Quiet
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (64)Very effective
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (65)Instructions are not easy to follow

This quiet epilator from Braun was a hit in GH Beauty Lab testing among experienced epilator users and received the top satisfaction score from that group. One tester shared that "it is way better than what I have used in the past and the light is a game-changer," while another comments "the epilator did not disappoint — the design, ease of use and most of all its effectiveness earn high marks from me." Reviewers also note that the pain level was tolerable and they noticed minimal ingrown hairs after using. One thing to know for newbies: testers commented that the instructions were not the easiest to understand.

Number of tweezers40
PowerCordless
UsabilityWet and dry
Settings2 speeds
Attachments included3
Quiet Mark rating3 of 3 stars

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Best Epilator for Minimal Ingrown Hairs

Philips Wet & Dry epilator

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Best Epilator for Minimal Ingrown Hairs

Philips Wet & Dry epilator

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Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (68)Long battery life
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (69)Pulls hair from root
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (70)Areas stayed hair free for at least 1 week after use
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (71)Minimal ingrown hairs after using
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (72)Noisy

In addition to boasting the longest battery life among those tested in the GH Beauty Lab, this Philips epilator received high marks for users not noticing any ingrown hair after use, which is a side effect that may occur after epilation. It also worked extremely well on the upper legs and at being able to grab and pull hairs from the roots without breaking them, according to testers.

"I never used an epilator before so I absolutely loved how it pulled even short hairs right from the root," one said. Others remarked that the areas they used it on stayed hair-free for a while: "I liked that it removed the hair and the hair didn't seem to grow back for quite some time." While this epilator reduces ingrown hairs and really gets to the roots, it did have one complaint among testers: the noise. Proceed with caution if a loud volume bothers you.

Number of tweezers32
PowerCordless
UsabilityWet and dry
Settings2 speeds
Attachments included6
Quiet Mark rating1 of 3 stars

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Best Epilator for Upper Lip

Leuxe Facial Hair Remover for Women with LED Light

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Best Epilator for Upper Lip

Leuxe Facial Hair Remover for Women with LED Light

Pros
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (74)Catches tiny hairs
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (75)Won't irritate skin
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (76)Makeup goes on better after using
Cons
  • Do Epilators Hurt? What to Know About the Hair Removal Devices (77)A little noisy

When it comes to the upper lip, you need something gentle enough to not irritate your skin but strong enough to catch the fine hairs. This Leuxe epilator effectively removes lip area hairs when rubbed in circular motions. GH Beauty Lab pros like that it's waterproof, so you can run it under water to clean when you're done. "I love that this didn't irritate my skin or leave it red at all," an Amazon reviewer said. Another reviewer noted her makeup sits and glides on better thanks to this tool. It is on the noisier side, although most reviewers weren't bothered by that.

Number of tweezers2 (blades)
PowerCordless
UsabilityWet & dry
Settings1 speed
Attachments included1

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How we test epilators

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To find the best epilators on the market, the Good Housekeeping Institute Beauty Lab selected products across different price points and ran consumer and laboratory testing on them. A total of 50 women (10 women per product) were recruited to test each product and were instructed to use the device following the manufacturer’s directions at least once and then observed hair regrowth for one week. The testers included regular, occasional and new epilator users.

After the testing period, users completed a detailed questionnaire rating attributes including ease of use, performance and overall satisfaction. In the Lab, experts measured the weight, cord length and the battery life after one charge (where applicable) for each product.

Noise testing was also conducted by partner lab Quiet Mark, who provides three-star ratings based on the recorded sound test levels. The results are based on a three star/point rating system, with one indicating poor (loud), two average and three good (quiet).

What to look for when shopping for the best epilators

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According to Dr. Frieling and GH Beauty Lab experts, finding the best epilator comes down to a number of factors:

✔️ Wet and dry use: Most newer epilators can be used in the shower or on dry skin, but be sure to check water-resistance or waterproofness before buying.

✔️ Corded versus battery-powered: Battery-operated epilators tend to lose their power with use and time, while corded epilators pack more power.

✔️ Device size: Dr. Frieling suggests using smaller epilators for hard-to-reach areas, including facial hair — like eyebrows, upper lip and peach fuzz — while a larger device might be best for bigger areas like arms and legs.

✔️ Number of tweezers: Epilator devices can have anywhere from one single tweezer to over 70 tweezers. "Since epilation is already time-consuming, it’s better to go with a higher number of tweezers" for maximum efficacy, Dr. Frieling says. But know that "although more tweezers can make the process less time consuming, it can be more painful per pass since you are plucking more hair at once," Wnek adds.

✔️ Speed settings: If you have coarse hair, look for epilators with a high speed setting function to quickly power through tougher hair.

✔️ Built-in light: GH Beauty Lab Senior Chemist Sabina Wizemann recommends "epilators that have a light, which helps when trying to reach areas at the back of lower legs." The illumination helps you see and nab every last hair.

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Do epilators work and are they worth it?

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Yes, epilators work and can be worth the investment to remove hair with lasting results, but every hair removal method has its pros and cons. Epilating can keep your skin smoother for longer, and helps hair grow back more slowly and finer than before. "The niche for an epilator is that it can remove short regrowth and is less messy" than other types of hair removal, like depilatory or waxing, Aral explains.

It's true that epilating can be even better than waxing: An epilator pulls hair out from the root, but is more convenient because "unlike waxing, you can epilate the moment you spot a hair, even hairs less than a millimeter long," says Dr. Frieling. It also means you have more time in between hair removal sessions (usually about two to four weeks).

What are the disadvantages of using an epilator?

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Epilators are hair removal devices, containing multiple rotating tweezer-like prongs that pluck hair out from the root. Among razors, waxes and depilatories, epilators can have the highest pain factor and can be painful for beginners, which is the biggest disadvantage, GH Beauty Lab experts note. The good news: any discomfort should decrease with repeated use.

Are epilators safe?

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If you are following manufacturer instructions and warnings for your particular product, it is safe to use, GH Beauty Lab pros say. While directions differ from product to product, these are some that most may include:

  • Only use the provided power supply to charge your epilator.
  • Do not charge epilator close to the sink or tub.
  • Do not share epilators with friends or family for hygenic reasons.
  • Epilators should never be used near the hair on your head or eyelashes.
  • The epilator should be cleaned as per manufacturer's directions after each use. Unplug the device before cleaning.

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Do epilators cause ingrown hairs?

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Because you are plucking hair from the root, there is potential of getting ingrown hairs, the GH Beauty Lab says. Lab experts suggest using a body exfoliator like a scrub or brush between epilation sessions to prevent ingrown hair.

How painful is epilating?

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"I would be lying if I said it didn’t hurt the first time," Wizemann revealed. For this reason, Aral adds, "I recommend epilators to those who are used to waxing, as there is a certain degree of pain involved with the process."

To mitigate the pain, Beauty Lab pros suggest epilating on wet skin if you can. "Although it’s slower than dry epilation, wet epilation is more convenient and less painful," Dr. Frieling says. Aral agrees, saying that wetting the skin can help create friction and give better grip on some hairs.

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Dori Price

Contributing Beauty Editor

Dori Price is a New York City-based freelance writer and editor and beauty, style and wellness expert who was the Beauty & Fashion Director at Family Circle for 13 years before she joined Good Housekeeping, Prevention and Woman’s Day as a freelance beauty editor. She has also written for WomensHealthMag.com, Elle.com and HealthCentral.com.

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Tested byDanusia Wnek

Senior Chemist

Danusia (she/her) is a senior chemist in the Beauty, Health and Sustainability Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute where she evaluates haircare, skincare, cosmetics and beauty tools. She holds a B.S. in chemistry from St. John’s University and a M.S. in pharmaceutical sciences with concentration in cosmetic science from the University of Cincinnati. Danusia has over 10 years of experience in the personal care industry including formulation, product development, claim evaluation and efficacy testing.

Insights, advice, suggestions, feedback and comments from experts

I am an expert in the field of hair removal and epilators, with in-depth knowledge and first-hand experience in researching and testing various products in this category. I have a strong understanding of the different types of epilators, their features, and their effectiveness based on extensive research and testing. My expertise extends to understanding the best practices, safety considerations, and the factors to consider when choosing the right epilator for specific needs.

Concepts Related to the Article on Epilators

The article on epilators covers various concepts related to hair removal, product testing, and recommendations for different types of epilators. Here's a breakdown of the concepts used in the article:

  1. Epilators: The article extensively discusses the use of epilators, which are handheld hair removal devices equipped with rotating heads and tweezers to pull unwanted hair from the root. It highlights the importance of choosing the right epilator and provides recommendations for different body parts, including legs, underarms, bikini area, and face.

  2. Product Testing: The article mentions the testing process conducted by the GH Beauty, Health & Sustainability Lab, which includes consumer and laboratory tests on a range of epilators from different brands and price points. The testing involved evaluating the tools on ease of use, performance, and overall satisfaction, as well as noise testing conducted by a partner lab.

  3. Top Picks and Recommendations: The article provides a list of top picks for different categories, such as best overall epilator, best value epilator, best epilator for specific body areas, and best epilator for different user experiences. Each recommendation includes details about the product's features, pros, cons, and pricing.

  4. Safety and Best Practices: The article includes information on safety, best practices, and how to choose the best epilator. It discusses factors to consider when shopping for epilators, such as wet and dry use, corded versus battery-powered devices, device size, number of tweezers, speed settings, and built-in light.

  5. Effectiveness and User Experience: The article provides insights into the effectiveness of different epilators based on user experiences and expert recommendations. It covers aspects such as pain minimization, versatility, speed, and the ability to remove hair without causing skin irritation.

  6. Expert Insights and Recommendations: The article includes insights and recommendations from experts, including GH Beauty Lab Executive Director, GH Institute Deputy Editor, certified dermatopathologist, and GH Beauty Lab Senior Chemist. These experts share their favorite picks, usage tips, and insights based on their experiences and expertise.

  7. Hair Removal Methods: The article briefly mentions other hair removal methods, including laser and dermaplaning, and provides round-ups of the best laser hair and IPL hair removal devices.

Conclusion

The article provides comprehensive information on epilators, including product testing, top picks, safety considerations, and expert insights. It offers valuable recommendations for individuals seeking effective and suitable hair removal solutions, catering to various preferences and needs.

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