How to Buy an Epilator, Trimmer or Shaver for Women?

Hair removal is a constant fight that every woman faces every day. Just like men, women also experience unwanted hair growth on various parts of the body.

Women spend the majority of their days in primping, shaving, and plucking. There are many reasons behind such unwanted growths in women such as changes in hormones, medication, genetics or even polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Methods of Hair Removal

There are many ways which women opt for removing unwanted hair. The most expensive and also permanent hair removal method is a laser treatment but majority of women cannot afford this treatment because it is quite expensive and secondly it is time-consuming.

Other popular and easy ways are;

  • Waxing
  • Shaving
  • Threading
  • Epilators
  • Depilatory Creams

Shavers, Trimmers, and Epilators

Like mentioned above, there are different ways from which you can get rid of your unwanted hair but if want a quick, fast way with portability then shavers, trimmers, and, epilators are the best option. Nowadays, there are hundreds of kinds available in the market. If you are at home, or at the office or enjoying holidays, you can use these devices easily.



Shavers are designed to cut hair at the skin surface. Women shavers usually come for legs and forearms. They can be wet or dry shavers. Wet shavers are normally recommended for men (face) shaving, and dry and manual shavers are more suited for women.


With the advancement in technology, pain of plucking or threading for women has been decreased because of the wonderful invention of trimmers. A trimmer is a simple machine, which cuts hair finely.


There are different types of trimmers for different purposes. Hair trimmers are designed for a specific body part and cannot be used for other body parts. Such as, there is facial trimmer which can be used for trimming eyebrows, upper lips, forehead, and other outgrown facial hair.

Likewise, there are trimmers which are particularly designed for trimming underbody’s hair. Most women find ease and comfort in this way for trimming.


This device is especially designed for women who don’t like unwanted hairs, and cannot bear the pain of waxing or threading and is known as an Epilator. Epilators cut hair directly from the root level of the skin, or we can say at the ‘Follicle’ level.


This device is used by  majority of women for legs, hands, and other parts of the body. Epilators give best and satisfactory results. It provides smooth skin within a few minutes.

What to Look for Before Buying Epilators or Trimmers?


With a wide variety of hair removal devices, manual or electric; there are chances that you might buy the wrong one. There are different types of blades on which these devices are depended. These convenient epilators and trimmers can be proved as trouble-causing for you if you do not know about the type and other accessories will suit you better or not.

Here are some tips, which can help you in buying the right kind of epilator and/or trimmer.

Price Rate:   

Popular brands like Braun, Philips, Panasonic offer the best types of shavers and epilators but always keep in mind that the price rate varies from product to product. Thankfully, epilators are not very expensive devices. Make sure that the one you select has the features you desire.


Either it is an electric or manual epilator, the design of the blade is an essential part. Many epilators cause pain during application because of the design of the blades especially when sensitive skin is involved. Always prefer epilators with curved blades with adjustable attachments.

Easy Usage and Maintenance: 

Electric trimmers and epilators are considered as the easiest and low maintenance devices. They are user-friendly and durable.

Number of Blades:

The performance of any epilator and/or trimmer depends on the number of blades. If you want a fast epilator that removes your hair in short duration, then study the features before buying.