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Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18 1 ea

 
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Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea
 
3.9

(based on 62 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (47)
  • Close shave (21)
  • No irritation (18)
  • Requires few strokes (18)
  • Easy to clean (11)

Cons

  • Noisy (17)
  • Misses hairs (16)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Dry use (39)
  • Shaving (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Clean cut (24), Clean shaven (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

WOW! I'm really impressed with this!!!

I am so impressed with this product. After reading several reviews about different epilators that were breaking hair, leaving stubble etc. I decided to give one a try anyway. I decided on the...Read complete review

I am so impressed with this product. After reading several reviews about different epilators that were breaking hair, leaving stubble etc. I decided to give one a try anyway. I decided on the Emjoi emagin because of the 72 tweezers. It was the newest by Emjoi and it seemed to make sense that it would cover a larger territory.

I decided to take on my lower leg hair. The hair on my legs was not too long. I would say 1/4 inch the most. The product swiftly, and at first a bit painfully, pulled the hair out. I actually got use to the feeling and before you know it, I was zipping around with no problem.

Now, I will tell you that I am not very hairy so, not everyone will have an as painless experience as mine. Plus, waxing is so much more painful because it's a large area all at once! This concept will at least have you going at your own pace with the removal. I decided a week after using the product, to use it again and it was much easier because new hair came in. So, I figure if I use it weekly, the hairs will come in at different times, and the pain will be tolerable (if there is any).

This purchase was well worth it and I'm so happy I found this particular product. I am now ordering the total concept and the epi slim today for areas that may be a bit more sensitive. The 72 tweezers is a bit large for my upper lip. I hope I have the same expereince! I'm hooked!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Doesn't work!!

I have owned several Emjoi epilators in the past. In my experience they have all worked great, especially the Optimum, but after a year or two, the little plastic gear wheels wear out...Read complete review

I have owned several Emjoi epilators in the past. In my experience they have all worked great, especially the Optimum, but after a year or two, the little plastic gear wheels wear out and the unit stops working. Well, I did some math and $80-100 every couple of years is still alot cheaper than waxing appointments!Anyway, I was excited to try this new model. The design is indeed much easier and more comfortable to hold and using it is almost painless - BECAUSE IT'S NOT ACTUALLY PLUCKING. The wheels spin so fast that it breaks leg hair, even on the slow setting. This results in quick hair growth (under a week) and the hair has a stub end - not the tapered end of hair that has been removed at the root.THANK YOU to Drugstore.com for accepting my return of this poorly designed product, even after I used it for a month.!!!

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4.0

A good product

By Hugger

from Indiana

describe yourself Clean Cut

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Close Shave
  • Easy to Clean
  • Easy to Use

Cons

  • Misses Hairs

Best Uses

  • Dry Use

Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

I purchased this mostly for facial hair, upper lip. This Epilator is very good, but not the best design for the upper lip. I still use it for that, but with the double row removal things, it is a little tricky. Does a good job, but does miss SOME hairs. Even when I go over & over the area. All in all... very good product & although I would recommend it to someone, I would tell them that a single row of removers would be best for the upper lip.

 
4.0

Does the job

By Be Gone

from NC

describe yourself Mustache Wearer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Requires Few Strokes

Cons

  • Noisy

Best Uses

  • Dry Use
  • Trimming

Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

Private area hair removal, works painless on some areas.
The connecting gear between motor and tweeter head is the weak link. Stripped gear after about a year, tried to get the gear replaced but the company was not helpful. This unit works well, so I bought a new one.

 
5.0

Best epilator in 20 years

By io

from Meriden, CT

Pros

  • Easy to Clean
  • Easy to Use
  • Requires Few Strokes

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Use

    Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

    I am using various electrical epilators since 1990. I tried over years several models from Brown and Phillips. Last summer when travelling overseas I accidentally burnt my old one and bought a new model. I was so utterly annoyed with it that a week ago I decided it was time to change it that's how I decided to try Emjoi. At first I ran just a quick pass in a not so well illuminated room thinking that today I'll do the main job in good sun light. I had two good surprises: 1. the pain is considerably less than that produced by all the other models I've tested. The bikini area which (together with all women on earth I guess) I deeply hate worked like a breeze. And 2. the sound has a lower pitch such as even my cat didn't get scared of it. I cleaned then the area with minted alcohol (my old trick to calm down a freshly epilated area) then used some moisturizing cream later and went to bed. In the morning came a third surprise: there was almost nothing left to epilate. This is the real thing for me. I just hope its resilience is as good as its overall quality.
    Watching how it works it has two major technical advantages over the other models: the tweezers display that allow you to use it perpendicularly on the skin in a sweep motion rather than inclined at an angle (an angle is a relative notion and we'll never know what a manufacturer meant when thinking of it, was it 20 degrees was it 45 degrees? an angle is like you are told in a recipe to add "a fist of flour") secondly the speed, you barely feel anything when extracting the roots, most of what you feel is the slight irritation after the fact.
    I would definitely recommend it to anyone who needs this kind of tool.
    If you never used any electrical epilator you will probably feel some pain (and I am not recommending starting with the most sensitive areas like bikini or armpits, chances are you'll never do it again soon) but if you are used to them you may find it a huge upgrade.

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Not that great

    By Jamoke

    from Olympia Washington

    describe yourself Clean Cut

    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult to Use

      Best Uses

      • Dry Use

      Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

      I thought this would be easier because its multidirectional, I was disappointed,the Braun is way better.

       
      1.0

      Takes forever to remove hair

      By Mom of two

      from Mn

      describe yourself Clean Cut

      See all my reviews

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult to Use
        • Misses Hairs

        Best Uses

          Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

          If you buy, use when you first get out of the shower. Be prepared to spend much time going over and over the area you want hair removed.

           
          2.0

          Significant trouble pulling fine hair

          By LR

          from Chicago, IL

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Easy to Clean
          • Easy to Use
          • High Quality

          Cons

          • Doesn't Grab Fine Hairs

          Best Uses

          • Dry Use
          • Thick Hair

          Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

          I bought this high quality unit years ago, hoping it would eliminate the need to shave my legs. It didn't. I have fine hairs so at best it pinched off the hairs and left me with stubbly legs. I use it on my underarms instead, where the hair is thicker, but when the new, softer, finer hairs grow in, the epilator has trouble grabbing onto and pulling those out. I'll keep going over the skin until it's irritated before giving up. I'll have to wait for another day's growth before trying again. The dual speed option makes no difference for me. I don't see the point of it.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          not as good as the prior model

          By Have camera, will travel

          from Fresno, CA

          describe yourself Clean Cut

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Beautiful Color
          • Better Reaching Ability
          • Easy To Hold
          • Easy to Use
          • Less Pain
          • Nice design

          Cons

          • Almost Daily Use Required
          • Big Disappointment
          • Breaks hairs off
          • Expensive And Less Effect
          • Hair Grows Back Faster
          • Misses Hairs
          • Went Back To My Old Emjoi

          Best Uses

          • Dry Use

          Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

          Disappointed that it broke most hairs off rather than removing them from the roots. beautiful design and color. Much easier to reach all areas with this new design....but it does not do the job.
          I think Emjoi is a God-send because it has transformed my life. I have tried just about every hair removal product on the market. Emjoi has truly been the best. I am no longer a slave to my father's genes which gave me dark hairy legs. I feel like a truly beautiful, free woman for the first time in my life !

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great, but Ouch!

          By Suzy

          from San Francisco

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Close Shave
          • Easy to Clean
          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry Use
            • Shaving

            Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

            At first it stings quite a bit. Feels like pins and needles. Or electricity. But I followed others advice and took a hot shower first to open my pours. After a few minutes the stinging really didn't bother me. I used on my legs, underarms, bikini area & even on my face. Everything was super smooth afterward and lasted a long time. Plus I didn't have that itch you get with new growth a few days later.

             
            5.0

            Works!

            By Elle

            from Oswego, IL

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Clean
            • Easy to Use
            • Less Shaving In A Week
            • Removes Hair From Root

            Cons

            • May Slightly Hurt At Firs
            • Noisy

            Best Uses

            • Less Shaving Needed

            Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

            It works well at removing hair from the root. It may leave red dots from the removal of the hair at the root, so do not use the same day as an event you plan on attending.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            replacement for an old style emjoi

            By P J

            from Florida

            describe yourself Clean Cut

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Close Shave
            • Easy to Clean
            • Easy to Use
            • No Irritation

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Emjoi Emagine Epilator, AP18, 1 ea:

                I have owned four different styles and brands of epilators over the last ten years. Emjoi this is the best I have used so far. Great product.

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