All You Need to Know About Epilators And Its Pros and Cons

Beautyby Mashum Mollah17 September 2021


An Epilator is electronic equipment that is used to remove hairs concurrently. You can also say that it is similar to waxing. But the problem is that waxing takes a huge time to give you smooth skin. But using Epilators, you don’t only save money but also it will give you a smooth and flawless skin within minutes.

Some girls prefer using Epilators because it is less painful compared to waxing. On the other hand, it can be used at any time you want. You don’t have to visit Beauty Parlour again and again for waxing.

Epilators are packaged with advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we will discuss the pros and cons of epilating your skin i.e., the pros and cons of an epilator.

What is Epilation?


The method of extracting hair from the roots with the help of an epilator is known as Epilation. Epilation can be painful at first but later on, you would get habituated. After epilation, your skin would become much smoother than before. It will last for many days.

As long as you would use the epilator, it will become your most favorite hair removal procedure. Though at first, it would cause some pain to you, afterward you would be habituated with it.

Epilators are like a one-time investment. Once you buy it, you don’t have to spend money again and again in waxing and other hair removing techniques. Many people use an epilator but they don’t know how to use it properly.  They need to learn the instructions on the packet to use it properly.

Epilating Benefits:

  • Epilating your Skin with an epilator is cheap rather than going for waxing.
  • Also, epilating your skin is easy and quick.
  • Epilating your skin generates less irritation as compared to waxing.
  • You can epilate your skin at any time because it is a portable device.
  • You will get smoother skin with less pain.

How to use Epilator?

  • Before epilating your skin, you must be sure that your hair is small.
  • Epilator and your skin should be at a 90-degree angle.
  • Drift the epilator in the opposite direction of the hair growth.
  • Move the epilator on the skin slowly.
  • After using an epilator, you must wash it properly for future use.

Pros of Epilator:

i) Long-lasting:


Unlike shaving an epilator pulls the hair out from the roots hence it takes the hair much more time to grow back. So, you can have clean and hairless skin for up to 4-6 weeks and do not need to worry about your hair growing back every week.

ii) Thinner hair:

The hair that grows back after epilating is much thinner which makes it less noticeable. You must have noticed that after shaving your hair grows back much thicker and you have to get rid of it immediately.

By choosing to epilate instead of shaving you can go on for a longer period of time before you need to epilate again thus saving a lot of your energy and time. Epilating gives thin hair which is one of the best pros of epilating

iii) Save money:

Some people do not opt for epilators as they think of them to be very expensive. However, if you calculate the amount of money you spend every month buying wax strips, shaving cream, razors or going to the salon you will realize that buying an epilator which may seem expensive at first but actually helps you save money every month. Epilators if maintained properly can last from 3-7 years! Imagine all the money you will be saving!

Epilators are very cost-effective and can be used anytime. Some of the girls are soo busy in their daily routine that they don’t get time to go to salon or beauty parlor for waxing.

You can save lots of money by purchasing an epilator because, with the help of an epilator, you can erase hairs from all parts of the body. Even you can erase hairs from your pubic area. Cost-effective is the best pros of the epilator.

iv) Adaptable:


Epilators come with various attachments which are adapted to get rid of hair from all different parts of your body. Epilators can be used for your face, hands, legs, neck, bikini area and other sensitive areas.

You can read hair removal reviews on epilators  and buy one that covers everything so that you will have the right equipment for removing hair from the whole body. So convenient!

v) Neat and clean:

An epilator is a small and handy device that you can carry with you everywhere you go. It is easy to clean and easy to use. So, if you are constantly on the move or traveling for a long period, you do not have to worry about unwanted hair getting in your way! In the comfort of your own home, hotel room or any bathroom you can epilate your hair away!

Cons of Epilator:

 i) Causes pain sometimes:

Since an epilator pulls the hair out from the root it can cause a little pain and discomfort. However, there are many techniques for reducing pain while epilating. Some epilators also have massage rollers in front which continuously massage the skin while epilating thus reducing the pain.

ii) Redness:

You will be tweezing your hair out with an epilator. This is bound to leave your skin slightly red similar to post waxing. However, icing it or spreading some special post epilating lotion can help you soothe your skin. Make sure you keep a time gap between epilating and going out. Sometimes redness is one of the bad cons of epilating.

iii) Noisy:

epilation is noisy

Some epilators can be noisy which can scare some people off. It takes some time getting used to but after you try it out a few times you will get used to it and not even notice the noise.

During the daytime, it cannot be too noisy but during the night time, it can be a bit noisy and can disturb others. You would slowly and gradually get used to Epilator.

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Mashum Mollah

Mashum Mollah is an entrepreneur, founder and CEO at Viacon, a digital marketing agency that drive visibility, engagement, and proven results. He blogs at

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