Rotary epilator hair removal devices

Rotary epilators

Basic facts


These devices are similar to electric razors, except instead of a cutting plade on a rotary head, they have rows of tweezers which can pull hairs out by the root.


Good for legs and arms

Can last from several days to several weeks.


Can be hard to use on backs of legs

Skin must be pulled tight to avoid pinching

Some find it uncomfortable, especially on sensitive areas

Harder to use on fine hairs

Hair must be grown long enough for tweezers to grasp

Plucking hairs can lead to irritated skin and ingrown hairs.

Clinical data:



$40.00 to $120.00

Background facts

Some models:

Satinelle models by Norelco

Silk-epil models by Braun

Lady Care by Grundig


Discrette Plus and Ladybikini by Epilady