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Epilator Market Segmentation By Epilator Type (Spring, Rotating Disc, Tweezers and Others); By Form (Cordless and Corded); By Distribution Channel (Online and Offline); By End User (Domestic Use, Beauty Salon and Hospitals) - Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2028

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Extensive insights into the Growth of Epilator Market amidst COVID-19

Before we witness the stabilization of economic growth in Europe and North America, Asia Pacific is estimated to bounce back progressively with countries such as China, India, South Korea and Japan witnessing more opportunities to recover from the losses sustained during COVID-19.

Being the biggest market in Eastern Europe, Russia is estimated to take the lowest hit, offering a sigh of relief to the businesses operating in the country. Whereas, GCC is estimated to observe low investments due to the sliding prices of crude oil.

We evaluate the strategies and commitment of the Giant Players in the market towards creating products and services that customers value and rely on.

In an attempt to control and eliminate the surge of coronavirus cases and meet the demand for required medical devices along with providing efficient medical services, there is a drastic shift of investments from authoritative bodies towards the healthcare sector. Where the aftermath of this pandemic may take years to be measured, Research Nester estimates notable expansion of e-health, gaming, and media and entertainment industries till the whole situation is contained and the plan of action for the recovery process is determined. There is an estimated probability of the growth in businesses going back a year if the condition is controlled in the next 2-3 months.                                                         Request Insights

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  • October 2018:  Panasonic Corporation announced the launch of two new epilators in the wet/dry segment, namely ES-EL8A and ES-EL3A that has two wide discs and helps to gain smooth and silky body.


Epilator is an electric device used to remove growing hairs on the skin from its roots. The functioning of the epilator is similar to waxing, as it removes multiple hairs at the same time by pulling them off from the skin. It is easy-to-use, portable, and do not demand replacement of its parts at regular basis. Moreover, epilators are comparatively better than electric shavers and razors as they remove hair from the roots.

Market Size and Forecast

The global epilator market is thriving on the back of increasing need amongst individuals for advanced technological devices and products that ease day-to-day life, along with the growing beauty salon industry around the world. Additionally, increasing number of working women as well as women with children, who don’t find much time to go to beauty salons for personal hygiene, is also anticipated to contribute to the rising adoption of epilators, which in turn is estimated to promote towards the growth of the global epilator market in the coming years. Additionally, several benefits associated with epilators, such as less time-consuming, more economical and less worry for the change of spare parts, in comparison to conventional hair removal methods, that include shaving and waxing, are also anticipated to contribute towards the growth of the global epilator market.

The market is further anticipated to grow gradually at a CAGR of around 8% over the forecast period, i.e. 2020-2028. The global epilator market is segmented by form into cordless and corded, out of which, the cordless segment is anticipated to hold the largest market share on account of the advantages over corded epilators. As cordless epilators have no cords, hence there is more freedom to use the epilator in every single direction, without being tangled with the cord. Moreover, cordless epilators are easy to carry as there are no additional equipment that needs to be carried along, in comparison to a corded epilator. Additionally, the weight of a cordless epilator is less than a corded epilator, which makes it easier for carrying of the epilator by an individual during travel. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

Growth Drivers

Growing Need for Portable Handheld Hair Removal Devices

Technological advancements across several consumer appliances in the personal care segment has also helped in the advancement of epilators, which are now available in both corded and cordless forms. Epilators are a great device for hair removal as it removes hair from the roots, without leaving behind scar and hair follicles on the skin. As such, these devices provide smoothness to the skin as it removes hair from the roots. Moreover, these devices are also available at an affordable price range in the market. Backed by the increasing household disposable income of individuals around the globe and the increasing purchasing power, the demand for such personal care devices are increasing amongst the individuals, which is anticipated to drive the growth of the global epilators market.

Increasing Working Population

One of the major users of epilators are the working population, who face difficulties in their day-to-day life, to spend time on personal hygiene. Utilizing an epilator is very less time consuming, which makes it a perfect device for the working population for daily use. Moreover, using an epilator is very easy and takes less effort. As a result, numerous working individuals are increasingly adopting epilators for their personal hygiene care, which is anticipated to drive the growth of the global epilator market over the coming years.


Painful Hair Removal Experiences to Hamper the Growth of the Market

Severe concerns observed with the use of epilators, where users experience skin bumps and redness, followed by swelling of the skin. Additionally, several users have also faced skin sensitivity issues upon the use of epilators. Such factors are anticipated to hamper the growth of the global epilator market.

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global epilator market includes the following segments:

By Epilator Type

  • Spring
  • Rotating Disc
  • Tweezers
  • Others

By Forms

  • Cordless
  • Corded

By Distribution Channel

  • Online
  • Offline

By End User

  • Domestic Use
  • Beauty Salon
  • Hospitals


On the basis of regional analysis, the global epilator market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region.

North America holds the largest market share and is anticipated to grow at a decent rate over the forecast period owing to the presence of a huge working population along with the need for advanced personal care products, backed by the increasing disposable income of individuals.

The global epilator market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  1. North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  2. Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  3. Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  4. Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis.
  5. Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

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