Panasonic's new epilator is '40% faster'Panasonic launches new epilator for the summer

04 June 2010

Panasonic Epilator 42

Panasonic has launched a new wet and dry epilator - that also claims to make your feet smoother.

Panasonic says the new ES-WD42 epilator is '40% faster' than its previous model and that it 'removes even very short hairs'. It costs £79.

We've had a go with this epilator, to see how Panasonic's claims hold up. To find out how well it performed when we tried it out, check out our Panasonic ES-WD42 first look review.

Wet and dry epilator

An epilator is an electrical gadget used to remove body hair by grasping hairs and pulling them out from the root. If you're new to epilators the latest Panasonic model comes with both 'beginner' and 'gentle' attachments.

The new ES-WD42 epilator can be used either wet or dry, meaning you can use it in the shower with shaving foam or directly on dry skin. Unlike other epilators it also has a foot-smoothing head, which is designed to remove rough skin form your feet.

Panasonic has also updated older models with new colours. The ES-WD72 epilator is now bright pink and costs £89, and the ES-WD52 is now blue and costs £79.

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