They sprout all over the place, relentlessly and with obtrusive regularity. On the legs, below the armpits, on the arms, within the pubic space, on the face. Physique hair is a nightmare for many individuals. Anybody who needs a clean physique shaves and tugs and lotions till the whole lot is silky clean. Some each day, others a minimum of as soon as every week – with a moist razor, wax strips, tweezers. Nevertheless, most individuals draw back from the epilator. There’s presupposed to be a relaxation from the stubbly progress for a lot of weeks, but would not that damage an excessive amount of? And does that do something in any respect? This is dropped at gentle by the COMPUTER BILD epilator take a look at.
Check winner: Panasonic ES-ED96-S503
Nice outcomes for advantageous and thick hair, straightforward to make use of and nice equipment: The Panasonic ES-ED96-S503 (Worth on the time of testing: 110 euros) is the deserved take a look at winner on this comparability.
Worth tip: Remington EP7030
Of the Remington EP7030/EP7035 (Worth on the time of testing: 55 euros) makes a rickety impression, the top sits too low – the result’s simply okay. For the value, the provided efficiency is okay. It’s subsequently the value tip on this comparability
That is how COMPUTER BILD assessments epilators
Testing an epilator solely within the laboratory is of little use – take a look at individuals must topic it to the endurance take a look at of on a regular basis life within the lavatory at house.
Eight week endurance take a look at
The COMPUTER BILD topics had many weeks. They got the epilators to take house with them for eight weeks and have been presupposed to epilate, shave, therapeutic massage and check out all of the extras and capabilities. The outcomes have been surprisingly constant, which can also be mirrored within the take a look at outcomes. The notion of ache, however, could be very particular person and differs relying on the tester and epilator. Nonetheless: A very powerful capabilities and the thoroughness of every gadget with fully completely different hair and pores and skin varieties could possibly be examined extensively in observe.
Splash water take a look at
The take a look at laboratory subjected the epilators to a different endurance take a look at: 4 of the 5 units promote the “Moist & Dry” utility choice, which implies that contact with water shouldn’t hassle them. All epilators have been within the splash water take a look at, the laboratory then checked the capabilities.
All units even survived a brief dive within the bathtub with none issues. The one exception on this take a look at: AEG factors out within the working directions that the EPL 5542 should not come into contact with moisture. The gadget nonetheless handed the splash water take a look at – nonetheless, the consultants assume that the epilator shall be broken over time by the ingress of water. So it isn’t advisable to make use of the AEG epilator within the bathe.
Epilator take a look at: hair by hair
A tool that actually will get to grips with the human physique in such a direct approach can’t solely be examined within the laboratory. COMPUTER BILD has subsequently divided this take a look at into two areas:
- sensible take a look at: Ten topics examined the 5 units at house over a interval of as much as eight weeks. In a log, they recorded durations of time and physique components epilated. They needed to check out all of the units on all components of the physique – if potential on the similar time, as a result of the extent of ache varies relying on the time of day. With a purpose to safe the outcomes, the topics had sufficient time in two months to repeat the epilation course of a number of instances.
- Laboratory take a look at: Within the second space of the take a look at, the consultants checked the epilators for technical security and water safety, since virtually all fashions are marketed as “Moist & Dry” and may subsequently even be used within the bathe.
All epilators within the take a look at work based on the identical precept: small tweezers sit on their rotating head, which open and shut throughout rotation. They need to seize the hair and pluck it out. In distinction to the extra martially styled razors for males, the epilators come as pastel-colored hand flatterers. Particularly the costly units include an armada of equipment. The assorted attachments, trimmers, razor heads, therapeutic massage brushes, pedicure attachments and pores and skin tighteners normally find yourself in the back of the lavatory cupboard. knowledgeable dr medical Nevertheless, Melanie Hartmann, who accompanied the take a look at together with her medical experience, advises utilizing the extras every now and then: “To stop ingrown hairs, it’s best to peel the pores and skin ceaselessly”. The provided therapeutic massage heads and brushes are perfect for this. If the standard is correct, the equipment make sense. Extras such because the Panasonic foot care attachment improve the performance of the epilator.
Vital variations in high quality
Even the most effective equipment should not distract from the efficiency of the epilator: it ought to take away as a lot hair as painlessly and totally as potential. Regardless of the place on the physique, irrespective of how advantageous or robust the hair is.
What additionally typically disappears within the depths of the lavatory cupboard is the handbook. A mistake that the take a look at topics averted so far as potential so as to not use the units incorrectly. As a result of with all epilators, the appropriate angle and the proper steerage of the gadget are essential: To ensure that the epilator head to have the ability to grasp the hair effectively, it have to be on the proper angle to the hair on each a part of the physique and should not be guided too rapidly, like a moist razor.
Nevertheless, if the epilation head is simply too motionless or too small (e.g AEG Electrolux EPL 5542 and Remington EP7030/EP7035), the person has to twist fairly a bit. An unfavorable rounding of the epilator head just like the Philips can be a hindrance in some components of the physique. Then numerous hair stays, the method must be repeated a number of instances – and thus causes extra ache than essential ultimately. A head that’s too broad, as with the brown, can be disadvantageous, for instance for the pubic space. An attachment that considerably reduces the world can be helpful right here.
From ache and redness
But irritation isn’t absent. Even somebody who has been epilating for years has slight reddening after each hair removing. Logically, in any case, plenty of hair are plucked out along with the foundation. Nevertheless, the irritation subsides after a couple of passes, as a result of the hair that grows again is considerably finer than the stubble that continues to be while you moist shave, for instance.
Everybody who fears the ache of epilation ought to be informed: Epilation isn’t fully painless, but it hurts much less after the second utility. A slight tugging is regular, it could actually typically be uncomfortable within the pubic space and below the armpits, but none of this may be in comparison with a go to to the dentist or perhaps a tattoo.
On the finish of the sensible take a look at, the take a look at individuals appreciated some great benefits of the epilator: it’s costly to purchase, but it saves time in the long term. The hair is gone – and it stays that approach. Relying on the sort, two weeks, typically three to 4. Some COMPUTER BILD topics reported that their companion additionally tried the epilator to take away hair on the neck, shoulders or again. They have been additionally happy with the end result!
In case you save on the acquisition of an epilator, you’ll be taught the arduous forex: ache. Higher to spend 100 euros then. No different candidate removed annoying hair as rapidly, totally and painlessly because the take a look at winner from Panasonic. The top of Panasonic ES-ED96-s could be very versatile and since it’s the excellent measurement, all components of the physique will be reached simply. A plus level is the double row of tweezers that removes a lot of the hair on the primary cross. He has cleansing and peeling brushes and a very good pedicure attachment as helpful equipment. Of the Braun Silk-épil 9 SkinSpa 9-941 additionally permits mild, but very thorough and speedy hair removing. Nevertheless, its massive epilation head causes difficulties in some locations. But if you wish to shave your armpits and bikini space moist anyway, you’ve got come to the appropriate place with the visually very interesting brown. Of the Philips Satinelle Status impresses above all with its elegant look. It feels nice within the hand, but not so effectively on the pores and skin: As a result of its head is curved inwards, it can’t reliably attain each a part of the physique. Wherever he goes, he epilates pretty painlessly. The value tip Remington EP7030/EP7035 is just for the ache resistant with numerous persistence.