Over Waxing & Shaving? Try An Epilator

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Over Waxing & Shaving? Try An Epilator

When it comes to hair removal methods, we tend to believe that the humble epilator is highly underrated.

Unlike shaving, waxing and laser hair removal, how much do you really know about epilators?

Let us educate you…

Epilators utilise multiple tweezing mechanisms to pluck large sections of individual hairs (some as short as 0.5mm), and because of this they can extend the time in between hair removal sessions by up to four weeks.

Why? Because it takes hair longer to grow when the root of the hair follicle is removed. Plus, pulling the hair out from the root helps to gradually thin hair growth over time too.

Modern epilators also come with multiple attachment heads, which means you can use them on multiple areas of your body (yes, even your bikini area and face).

Need help finding the right epilator for you? Keep scrolling for beautyheaven’s recommendations…

2024’s TOP Epilator To Buy In Australia

  1. Braun Silk-épil 9 Epilator, $269, Shaver Shop
  2. Panasonic Double Disc Premium Wet & Dry Epilator, $229, Shaver Shop
  3. Philips Satinelle Advanced Epilator, $199, Shaver Shop

The best epilators of 2024

Braun Silk-épil 9 Epilator

from $169 at Shaver Shop

This epilator from Braun is completely waterproof so the tool can be used in the shower or bathtub because epilating in water is meant to be less painful than using an epilator on dry skin. It’s also equipped with a massage cap that further helps to reduce pain during hair removal. The tool has a wide head and 40 tweezer heads to help speed up the process too. There’s also a shaver and trimmer attachment that can be used on sensitive areas of the body as needed. SensoSmart™ technology ensures you use the right amount of pressure while epilating and there’s a smart light on the handle to help you spot super fine hairs too. 

Key features:

  • Completely waterproof
  • Wide head and 40 tweezer heads for efficiency 
  • Massage cap to minimise pain
  • Shaver and trimmer attachment
  • SensoSmart™ technology 
  • Smart light

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Panasonic Double Disc Premium Wet & Dry Epilator

from $229 at Shaver Shop

Panasonic’s double disc epilator technology ensures that no hair gets missed because the second disc catches any hair longer than 0.5mm missed by the first disc. The tool has 60 tweezers, which have long and wide openings to ensure they can grip and remove more hair. It has three speed settings (Soft, Normal or Power), which allow you to customise your hair removal treatment to the type of hair you are dealing with. It can be used wet or dry. Plus, it comes with a gentle cap, a small epilation head, a foot care head, a deep scrub brush, a pouch and a brush.

Key features:

  • Double disc technology catches any hair longer than 0.5mm
  • 60 tweezer epilator head
  • 3 speed settings
  • Can be used wet or dry
  • Comes with several attachments including a small epilation head, a foot care head and a deep scrub brush

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Philips Satinelle Advanced Epilator

from $259 at Shaver Shop

Like tools that can do it all? Meet the Philips Satinelle Advanced Epilator. The waterproof tool boasts 70,000 hair-catching actions per minute, while still being gentle on skin thanks to an extra wide head and a light-fitted handle. It also comes with a shaving head, trimming comb, trimming head, bikini comb, body exfoliation brush, pedicure foot file, a delicate area cap, an optimal contact cap and a storage pouch. 

Key features:

  • Waterproof
  • 70,00 hair catching actions per minute and extra wide head for efficiency
  • Light-fitted handle for hard-to-see hairs
  • Gentle on skin
  • Comes with 4 additional hair removal attachments, two caps, an exfoliating brush, foot file, and storage pouch

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Epilady Speed Corded Epilator

from $96.51 at Amazon Australia

The inventors of the first-ever epilator, Epilady has reimagined their history-making tool for the modern person. The tool has a cord for maximum power and speed, and has two operational speed settings and can complete 31,000 tweezes a minute. Plus, the angle guide cap ensures the tool is always positioned correctly for maximum hair removal and minimal discomfort. 

Key features:

  • Cord for maximum power and speed
  • 2 speed settings
  • 31,000 tweezes a minute 
  • Angle guide cap

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VINSENA Epilator

from $75.71 at Amazon Australia

The Vinsena epilator is portable and USB rechargeable and it can remove hair for up to 120 minutes after two and a half hours of charging. It’s equipped with two heads, one is an epilator head with 18 rotating tweezers and the other is a shaver and trimmer with stainless steel blades and a painless floating foil head. The multi-purpose tool has two speed settings and an LED light to optimise hair removal too. 

Key features:

  • Portable
  • USB rechargeable
  • 2 interchangeable heads (epilator head and shaver/trimmer)
  • 2 speed settings
  • LED light

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VOGOE HR310 Epilator

from $72.28 at Amazon Australia

This hair removal device has four functions. It has an epilator attachment with 21 hypoallergenic tweezers with 33,000 hair-catching actions per minute. A foil shaver head for stray hairs or trimming longer hairs. A massage head roller and a callous remover for pedicures. The tool has two speed settings, plus, it’s cordless and USB rechargeable.

Key features:

  • Epilator attachment (21 tweezers/ 33,000 hair-catching actions per minute)
  • Foil shaver head attachment
  • Massage head roller attachment
  • Callous remover attachment
  • 2 speed settings
  • Cordless and USB rechargeable

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  1. I’ve used a Braun Silk-epil epilator for over 10 years now – I’m onto my second one. I’d recommend it. In between I tried a Phillips one (cheaper, on sale) but didn’t find it as good so have returned to a Braun