Epilators can be scary machines. That’s why when it comes to epilating sensitive areas of our body we want to make sure of a few things: the epilator is gentle enough, it will do a good job so we don’t have to go over places more than once, and its manoeuvrable enough to get all the hairs we want.
Luckily, there are both full body epilators that can fit this category due to their attachable heads, and there are epilators that are built specifically for sensitive areas.
So lets have a look at the…
5 Best Epilators For Sensitive Areas
Emjoi Soft Caress Epilator
When it comes to sensitive area epilation, its almost impossible not to recommend the Emjoi Soft Caress – Read Our In Depth Review. This device is designed specifically for the job and has features that make it the gentlest epilator money can buy.
24 karat gold plated hypoallergenic tweezers give you an extremely hygienic experience with just a touch of luxury. These special tweezers fight bacteria and reduce the chance of any infection.
It has a small head with a contoured design, this means its easy to get to those “hard to reach” spots too.
One thing that makes a big difference in these smaller epilators is whether they’re corded or not. If they are corded it can be a hassle to work with (even though the battery life lasts longer), and if they are cordless they are easy to use but the battery may die rather quick.
This is why the Soft Carress is awesome. It can be used both corded and cordlessly!
Braun Silk Epil 7
Consistently one of the top sellers on Amazon, the Braun Silk-Epil 7 is a multitasker that is very capable of sensitive area epilation.
This epilator has a high number of tweezers making it extremely effective (you won’t have to go over areas again and again like with some other models) and it can be used anywhere on the body.
Included in the package is a selection of epilator caps that modify the epilator for different uses. Some examples are the shaver cap, the efficiency cap, and the one we are looking for: the sensitive area cap.
What this does is reduces the size of the head so you can get to the areas you want without worrying about the large head size.
It is also a wet & dry epilator so if you feel its too painful, you can always take it with you in the shower to let the warm water soothe your skin.
A smaller device than the Silk-Epil 7, the Satinelle is sometimes preferred due to its ease of handling. It is also the number 1 seller on Amazon, and has been for a while.
The advantage of this epilator lies in its construction quality, its size and its tweezers.
21 tweezers is a smaller number than most epilators but this means it is far gentler on the skin. They are also hypoallergenic leading to a safer, cleaner epilation.
Another advantage of less tweezers is the lesser pain. Sometimes you have to choose between less pain or less efficiency.
The eRase is kind of inbetween the Philips Satinelle and the Braun Silk Epil 7, with some of the features we enjoyed from the Soft Caress.
It has 60 tweezers that help ensure you get all the hairs on the first pass, and a bunch of features that reduce irritation.
With its smaller size its easy to use and is cordless so you can comfortably epilate any area of your body. At the same time, its a powerful little thing that will effectively pluck your hairs.
It even has a shaver/trimmer head so that you can trim the area before epilating. The epilator can pick up hairs as small as 0.5mm and its been shown that if all the hairs are short and of the same size, they can be epilated more easily.
Emjoi Epi Slim
This is our favorite travel epilator. It is battery powered, which is something you don’t see very often these days, and is made for sensitive areas.
Its small size and long body make it perfect for getting to these areas.
It has a tiny head so that it can be used on the face, the underarms or the bikini line. Don’t expect to use this on larger surface areas like your legs or arms.
This is for sure the cheaper option, but you’ll be surprised at its effectiveness!
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