The Best Epilators for Facial Hair Reviewed in Feb. 2017
For most women, facial hair growth is a common and natural condition which is best kept secret.
However, when the hair is left unattended it can mar a lady’s facial structure, complexion and general beauty. Excessive facial hair can demoralize a women’s spirit, self-esteem and confidence. Fortunately, by selecting the correct epilator it is possible to get rid of facial hair very effectively and relatively painlessly.
There are methods other than epilating that can be used to get rid of facial hair (such as laser hair removal, electrolysis, depilatory creams and of course shaving), however utilizing one of the epilators below will ensure certain benefits such as:
• Effectiveness – These epilators are designed to facilitate maximum removal of facial hair. The tweezers utilized in these devices are very effective at trapping and pulling out even the tiniest and softest hairs. Hair removal via an epilator will last longer than when shaving as the hair is pulled out via the root.
• Speed – Rather than using conventional tweezers where you have to remove the hairs one at a time, epilators glide over the skin surface grabbing all the hairs in their path. This means you save yourself a significant amount of time.
• Comfort – Pulling out hair is generally painful and it does take some getting used to. However, the duration of the pain is reduced significantly as the hairs can be removed very quickly. Over time the hairs become finer and the process becomes less painful.
Keep reading to find out about Groom+Style’s Top 3 Best Epilators for facial hair in Feb. 2017.
1. The Emjoi AP-9L Epi Slim
This Emjoi epilator is very well designed – it is small and comfortable to hold making it easy to maneuver over the contours of the face. It is particularly great for facial hair growing in and around; the chin, the upper lip and the sideburns. It can be used reasonably well for precision hair removal, although if you are specifically after an eyebrow epilator this is probably not the device for you. Its light weight and portal making it ideal for the person who travels frequently – it takes 2 AA batteries which are not included.
The head comes packed with 9 tweezers for maximum hair removal. To root out the hair, simply glide the epilator smoothly over the affected surface. However, to avoid pinching, you may have to pull the skin taut in the affected area. This epilator works especially well with soft facial hair, but it also gets rid of course hair albeit not as fast.
This device can also be used on the bikini line and underarms.
2. Bellabe Facial Hair Remover
The Bellabe facial hair remover comes with a very unique design and functionality, making it very effective.
It is ideal for ladies dealing with soft facial hair growth. This device comes with two handles enclosing a spring between them. The handles are used to control the epilator’s movement while the spring captures and pulls out the hair by the root. To use it, position it over the affected area of the face and bend it slightly. While in this position, turn the handles in either direction, which will enable to spring to capture the facial hair as you move along.
Bending and twisting the epilator does not take much strength, and as such it is easy and fast to operate. As there are no electronics, the Bellabe is very affordable, cheap to maintain and very portable. For effectiveness, use this epilator on the cheeks, upper lip and chin. This device is more effective at rooting out soft hair, and will struggle with tough and course hair.
3. The Remington EP7030
This Remington is one of the top 3 epilators available as it comes with a comprehensive set of features. For starters, it is capable of getting rid of both soft and course hair. This is facilitated by its 2-speed setting that allows the head to run fast or slow. The slow motion is recommended for getting rid of soft hair while the fast motion is recommended for quickly pulling out course hair.
This epilator is very compact and has a small head which allows it to be used in the natural contours of the face. It comes with a precision cap that is even narrower, further enhancing its convenience. However, the most beneficial and prominent of all its features is its under-water functionality. As such, you can use it when bathing just as easily and effectively as when dry. This makes getting rid of the hair easier and more comfortable as you can easily lather the affected areas on the face before use.
First Time Users of Facial Epilators
There are some things to keep in mind if you are using an epilator for the first time – the process will hurt. No matter what you do, there is going to be some pain. Lubrication can make it hurt less, and you can use aloe or witch hazel to sooth the area once you are done.
If you are particularly concerned about the discomfort you could consider a number spray such as the one below.
Your hair will grow in finer as you continue to use the epilator. Over time, this should make epilating less painful. You might also be able to used a hair growth inhibiting cream which will reduce the frequency at which you will need to epilate.