DETAILED SCORE BREAKDOWN
Price: 9 / 10
Features: 6 / 10
Comfort: 4 / 10
Design: 7 / 10
Warranty: 8 / 10
RATED 3.9 out of 5
Being one of the lowest priced epilators we reviewed we expected that there would be missing functionality or poor performance, however we were pleasantly surprised to find out that this model compared quite well to its higher-priced counterparts.
The biggest downfall we found with this particular device is the fact that it is corded, and who likes cords in the wireless age?!
Beyond the cord, epilating was a bit more painful than other models and we would not recommend it if you are a first timer (unless you have an affinity to pain). Read our full review breakdown below.
We have broken our review up into five sections that highlight the different area of concern when purchasing an epilator: Price, Features, Comfort, Design and Warranty.
The Epilady Speed corded epilator is one of the most affordable and popular models we have reviewed. With a MSRP of $54.95 and often on sale for less, it is easy to understand why it is such a popular choice. Compared to other higher priced models in the $100-$200 range this one can be considered a steal. The most likely reason it is cheaper is the fact that it is corded only and does not contain a rechargeable battery.
- Corded: This particular epilator can only be used while plugged in which can be a bit of a hassle depending upon where you intend to use it. This, in our opinion, is the major drawback of this model.
- Two speeds: The Epilady Speed EP-810-44 has two operating speeds. At the higher speed the 20 pairs of tweezers give a staggering 31,000 tweezes every minutes; while the slow speed option is great for delicate areas and sensitive skin.
- Multi Zone Use: It can be used on all areas of the body except the eyebrows. This includes face, arms, legs, underarms and bikini zone.
- Angle Guard: An attachable guide helps give you the best results by keeping the device at a perfect angle to ensure the easiest use.
- Included cleaning brush.
Epilators in general are painful to use at first and this one is no exception. It it comparable with other brands however is a bit more painful and we would not recommended it for a first time users. If this is your first time using an epilator you may be inclined to spend a bit more to purchase one that is a bit more gentle.
Beyond the pain aspect we found that the cord can get in the way while using the epilator and can affect the angle at which you hold it. The cord can also make it a bit more bulky for storage. Most competing models either take batteries or have a built in rechargeable battery which is very convenient.
Holding the Speed EP-810-44 is comfortable and like other models it is not too heavy or unbalanced. While the angle guide attachment is on it is quite simple to keep everything at the right angle to achieve the best results with in the shortest amount of time.
The design of the Epilady is quite similar to other handheld epilators. It has 40 tweezer discs (20 pair) that are capable of achieving up to 31,000 tweezes per minute on the high speed setting. The construction is quite solid and attractive with handy button locations.
The warranty included with the purchase of this model is pretty generous and covers defects due to manufacturing. In order to register your warranty you will need to fill out the product registration card that comes with it and send it in. Then if you need to claim the warranty then you mail the product via insured post back to the address provided.