Why we recommend the epilator: The Philips Series 8000 wet and dry epilator is our pick for anyone who wants to use the device both in and out of the water.
Advantages: It comes with a total of eight attachments for those hard-to-reach spots and also features a nifty light that illuminates tiny hairs that are easy to miss.
Disadvantage: It’s a bit noisy and may take a few tries if your hair is particularly short.
This device is for those who are looking for an epilator that can do it all. The Braun Silk-épil 9-980 is a true all-rounder that delivers results like those from a professional beauty studio.
Advantages: With a gentle exfoliating brush included as an accessory and its ability to remove hairs as short as 0.5mm, this device will quickly become your best friend for hair removal at home.
Disadvantages: The wide head can be a little uncomfortable when going over the knee or ankle.
As mentioned, the Philips Satinelle Essential epilator is our favorite for travel. The device is compact, small and not too heavy. Plus, the different attachments make it possible to epilate legs as well as the bikini area.
Advantages: Small and compact, ideal for short trips – with this small device you will be ready for the beach in no time.
Disadvantages: Works best on the legs and requires a firm grip to ensure all hairs are caught on the first go.
With its flexible head and Micro-Grip tweezer technology (40 tweezers), this epilator ensures smooth skin for weeks(!).
Advantages: The comfortable, ergonomic handle has anti-slip technology, making it ideal for epilating in the shower.
Disadvantages: It takes two hours to charge.
The Braun Silk-épil 5 5-820 is the epilator that we particularly recommend for beginners who have never tried such hair removal at home and would like to start with it.
Advantages: With its 28 built-in tweezers, the device ensures a thorough result, while the high-frequency massage cap ensures that pain is reduced, making the hair removal process more comfortable. Plus: Precise lines can be drawn with the supplied bikini styler.
Disadvantages: Can be used in the shower, but works better without water.
This set from Panasonic is a good choice if you often struggle with ingrown hairs. Because in addition to removing the hair including the root, it is essential to exfoliate the skin well, for which the brush attachment supplied is great.
Advantages: The set consists of an epilator and eight hair removal attachments, including a foot care attachment and a sonic brush to reduce ingrown hairs. You also get a storage bag for on the go.
Disadvantages: As far as ease of use is concerned, the user manual isn’t very helpful, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be fine.
We recommend the Braun Silk-épil 9-720 if you are very sensitive to pain and/or your skin is sensitive to external influences.
Advantages: The Micro-Grip tweezers technology ensures a good result using 40 tweezers and the ergonomic handpiece makes it easy to use the device. The epilator is 100 percent waterproof and can therefore be used in the shower or bath without any problems. The water makes hair removal painless and distracts you.