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Choosing an epilator can, at first, seem like an impossible task. I guess it is tempting to take a stab in the dark choose a particular model, cross your fingers, and go with that. But if you decide the features you need right from the start, you will make the process far easier and hopefully get the best epilator for you. I Hope this article will break the process down and give you some questions to ask when making your decision.
Set your budget.
It is probably best to work out how much you are willing to pay. Like the old saying goes cheapest is not always best. Some of the cheaper epilators on the market can be poorly made and could work out to be more expensive in the long run. If you stick to the well known makes and models such as Braun and Philips you cant go far wrong.
Wet and dry epilator
Do you have sensitive skin? If so then there are a range of epilators on the market that may help. Braun for example produce a range that can work in or under water, these are commonly known as wet and dry epilator. Using an epilator in the bath or shower can help you relax before you epilate They may also be good for those of you who are just starting out or those of you with more sensitive skin types.
Cord or cordless?
A cordless epilator can give you much more freedom than a wired one. There are no wires to get tangled and neither do you have to be close to a mans socket. On the other hand if you forget to charge the battery you may have a long frustrating wait before you are able to use it. Take a look at our article best cordless epilator.
Look out for special features.
Lots of manufactures incorporate special features into their designs, some of these will be nothing more than gimmicks while others can be a real benefit when you start to epilate. Look out for things like:
Slower speed settings can be used on the more sensitive parts of your body such as your under arms or upper lip. You may also use a slower speed setting is great when you first start to epilate and are perhaps a little nervous. when you first start to use an epilator See are article on epilating underarms.
Many Manufacturers include some very useful attachments such as smaller epilating heads that can be used to epilate your upper lip and other parts of your face. They may also include shaver/trimmer attachments that can be very useful for shaving those longer hairs before you start to epilate. You will probably pay more for these extras that you may never use, so it’s worth considering if they really are something you are going to make regular use of.
Some epilators have inbuilt lights that can be very useful to highlight any fine hairs that you may otherwise have missed.
Read the best epilator reviews.
There is nothing like first hand experience to really get a feel of just what the product is like. But unfortunately it is not always possible to use or even hold the item you intend to buy. One other great method to find out if the item you have short listed really is the best epilator for you is to read the reviews from customers. These people have actually purchased and used the item and in most cases will give honest and accurate opinions.
Best epilator for men
This is the only model I could find that has been used and recommended by men. It is a well made epilator….
Best cheap epilator
The Philips HP6509 gives excellent results for such a low cost epilator. It comes supplied
Top rated epilator
The majority of reviewers found this epilator gave them the results they were after: smooth legs and arms for weeks ….
Best rechargeable epilators
We give you all the information you need to buy the best rechargeable epilator at the best price.
Take a look at our tips and advice section to help you get the smoothest skin possible.
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Best wet & dry epilators
Our comparison chart makes it easy to find the best wet & dry epilator for your needs.
Take a look at all the epilators we have reviewed. We make it easy to find the best one for you. All our reviews have price comparison.
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