|Veet Sensitive Beauty Styler||2mm|
|2 in 1 Bikini Trimmer||0.5mm|
|Wahl Ladies Personal Trimmer||0.5mm|
Of course, it’s not really as bad as that, and it does give the lovely ladies of the UK the chance to show off their figure on the beach in their favourite bikini. Which brings us neatly to today’s topic: the bikini trimmer. Now, we know that our discerning girls don’t only use these neat and very useful devices when it’s bikini time: they want to keep their, well, private and intimate area neat and tidy throughout the year! But it’s the bikini season that brings the biggest pressure to look and feel the part, so you’ll always find one of these in your holiday luggage.
The ten we have chosen for this review all follow a similar theme, and each would be perfectly suitable for taking on holiday, wherever you might be heading. Or they are suitable as a permanent fixture in the bathroom, for keeping your bikini line neatly trimmed and presentable (that is, if you wish to present it!) These are affordable items, too, and we have included a selection from some of the best-known brands in the market. So, before we go on to give you a round-up of the top ten best bikini trimmers, let’s talk about what they do, and how they do it!
The Top 10
Table of Contents
- 1 The Top 10
- 1.1 1: Philips BRT383/15
- 1.2 2: Remington BKT4000
- 1.3 3: Veet Sensitive Beauty Styler
- 1.4 4: 2 in 1 Bikini Trimmer
- 1.5 5: Wahl Ladies Personal Trimmer
- 1.6 6: Remington Detail Trimmer
- 1.7 7: Wilkinson Sword Quattro for Women
- 1.8 8: Panasonic Bikini Shaper and Trimmer
- 1.9 9: Braun Silk-Epil Bikini Styler
- 1.10 10: 2 in 1 Bikini Trimmer
- 2 Important Features to Consider
- 3 How It Works
That’s the official name of this one from the electronics giant Philips – one of the biggest names in the business – but it also goes by the snappier title of BikiniGenie, which we rather like. Philips has a well-deserved reputation for quality products, and this is no exception. It’s finished in an attractive, feminine colour scheme of purple and white, is compact and easy to use, and comes with some interesting features which make it rather versatile and worth a second look for your shortlist.
This one is battery operated, so is very versatile, it is fully waterproof for use in the shower and the standard trimming head has settings down to as little as 0.5mm. If you want a clean shave, there is a second head that will achieve this easily. It also comes with a comb attachment for 3mm or 5mm lengths. You get a washable device for added hygiene, and it is very nice to use in all. We like the narrow head that allows for comprehensive use, and at less than £25 we think this quality item is sensible money.
This is another name brand, and Remington made its name in the field of men’s shaving equipment before moving into the women’s market. It’s a neat and simple design in the usual style, and is easy to hold and use. We don’t know why they bother with such numerical names, however: BikiniGenie is so much better! Anyway, what is special about this one? Well, to be honest, nothing in particular, but that’s no bad thing: these devices are designed for a certain purpose, and this one achieves it very well.
You get the usual Remington quality, of course, and it is a rechargeable cordless model for the best in versatility. It uses comfortable comb technology so it can cut down to 0.2mm – but is not suitable for a full shave – and it works very well. You get two comb heads for added hygiene, and the device is fully waterproof and suitable for use in the shower. All in all, it’s perfectly decent, but we feel the Philips above gives a little bit more. Nevertheless, at under £20, it’s good value.
Veet is a brand that has a certain resonance when it comes to women’s beauty products, as they have an excellent range that covers all the requirements. The difference with this device is that it is not electronic; it is a simple item with a variety of cutting blades and heads – seven accessories in fact – but is not designed for a full shave, more for emergency touch ups and last-minute detailing. It does do the job, however, so is certainly worthy of inclusion on this list.
This is a device with safety built-in as the cutting blades never touch the skin, and it is very narrow for precise use. It’s also recommended for use on eyebrows and other precision hair trimming, so is a useful item for dropping in your handbag on a night out. You get various parts such as two combs and a dedicated bikini head, and it does a full complement of beauty trimming jobs with ease. Is it worth a second look? Definitely, as it is a very useful item for occasional use, and at around £15 is a neat addition to your beauty equipment.
Back to the standard cordless style for number 4, and this one may not be from a name brand but it is a decent little trimmer. Once again, there’s not stand-out feature here that makes this one unique, but that’s not a bad thing at all. You get a neatly designed tool that is easy to use and move around as you need to, and it comes with suitably narrow heads for even greater versatility. It’s battery powered – the battery is supplied with it so you are ready to go – and is perfect for taking with you on your travels.
A stainless-steel blade is hygienic and easy to clean while a length guide means you get accurate trimming every time. It’s also fully washable and water proof, so suitable for use in the shower. You get two heads – one for the bikini cut and one for short hair – and it can be gift wrapped if you want so might make an excellent present for someone. At around £25 it is not the cheapest of these, but it is good and provides more than adequate results.
Wahl may not be a name that springs to mind immediately, but the chances are you have seen their devices in use at beauty parlours and salons as they are a long-established name on trimming devices for both men and women. This one is a very neat design, with the emphasis on practicality and versatility, and it comes with a variety of different trimming heads for a range of different options. You get a choice of comb heads and trimming heads, so you can choose the length you want your bikini area or other body hair to be.
The choice of heads offer cutting lengths of 0.5mm up to 13mm, so are very versatile indeed, and this tried and tested design is one that is powered by a battery, and it is so compact you could fit it easily into your luggage. It’s easy to clean, but we are not sure from the makers description that it is suitable and safe for use in the shower, so perhaps caution should be exercised in that area. At around £15, however, it is very good value.
There are some devices on this list that provide a full variety of options when it comes to trimming body hair, and others that are designed more for the finer detail work; this is one of the latter, so don’t expect it to be the catch-all trimmer you are looking for. However, don’t dismiss it either: it’s a Remington to begin with, so is very much a quality item, and it does perform a good job in its own field.
So, what do you get? It is a showerproof device with what are known as ‘comfort tips; so it provides an absolutely painless and comfortable trim; it comes with a variety of heads for many different uses, and is a compact and simple design that is easy to use and very effective. You get a choice of cutting heads for lengths of between 2mm and 5mm. With it, you get a handy cleaning brush and bag, and while it is not the cheapest at a few quid more than £20, it’s not the most expensive either.
There are many brands in the world of shaving products – for both men and women – and among them, it is perhaps safe to say that Wilkinson Sword is one of the very best known of all. This model is not powered; it is a simple and easy to use traditional style razor with a pivoting head, and is among the latest of the range from this esteemed manufacturer and producer of quality products. If you want a shaver that is electric, however, this is not the one, but we recommend you read on.
The pivoting head and trapped blade design mean you can shave in certain safety, and you also get a trimmer adapter that can be used to set the length you want to trim. It’s good for bikini areas – if perhaps not as effective as some of the above – and also for other areas of body hair, and is a very popular purchase and excellent for travel use. At not much more than £5 – you read that right – you can see why we recommend you don’t write it off.
You probably know Panasonic best as a maker of quality Hi-Fi and TV equipment, but in fact they have a vast range of products including those for beauty use. This trimmer and shaper is something of a basic design – in a good way, however, as it aims for provide a particular purpose – and is neat and tidy, and very compact. Perfect, then, for travel use and in the home. The special hypo-allergenic blades mean you can shave with perfect comfort, and it comes with several settings so you can choose the length you want to cut.
This is a very neat bikini trimmer and is a quality item; it’s battery powered and is easy to use, and comes with all the required safety features so you can shave in the shower if you wish, and it’s easy to wash. You also get a cleaning brush in with the pack, so it’s a good all-round deal. As far as value is concerned, it’s just less than £20, so as good a purchase as any of the others on here.
The world of beauty products is such a competitive market that it is no surprise there are many well-known makers with a share of the sales. Braun is up there with the best-known of all, with a reputation for quality and expertise, and this device is no exception. It is designed for very fine detail use, and that shows in the quality of the product itself. The versatile head is designed for dealing with all contours, and is highly effective.
You get various possible cutting lengths and a detail approach with comb attachments for different lengths, as well as a protective cover that will keep it in top condition when not in use. It is very compact, easy to use and battery powered, so will be perfect for travel use, and it is fully waterproof so can be used safely in the shower. The battery is included, and at a price of around £18 it is very good value, too.
This is a generic unbranded model, and it may not be from a name brand but it is a decent little trimmer. Once again, there’s not stand-out feature here that makes this one unique, but that’s not a bad thing at all. You get a neatly designed tool that is easy to use and move around as you need to, and it comes with suitably narrow heads for even greater versatility. It’s battery powered – the battery is supplied with it so you are ready to go – and is perfect for taking with you on your travels.
A stainless-steel blade is hygienic and easy to clean while a length guide means you get accurate trimming every time. It’s also fully washable and water proof, so suitable for use in the shower. You get two heads – one for the bikini cut and one for short hair – and it can be gift wrapped if you want so might make an excellent present for someone. At around £20 it is fair value, but it is good and provides more than adequate results.
That’s our list of the top 10 bikini trimmers on the market right now, and we are sure you will find one among them that is right for you. Before we go on to sum up, let’s remind ourselves of the important features to look for when choosing one of these.
Important Features to Consider
There are so many of these to consider, and so many different types, that it could be difficult to make your choice. Let’s run through some of the features that you need to consider to make sure you get the best one for you.
Powered or not – most of these are battery-powered devices that offer a full range of possible cutting lengths and other features, while some are traditional razors of the more simple style. The choice is yours, but the razor versions – while very cheap – do not last more than a few shaves, so new blades will be needed regularly.
Brand name – if you are someone who is swayed by the guarantees of name brands, you have some of the very best in the business to choose from here, and most at excellent prices too.
Accessories – some of these devices come with a greater range of standard trimming heads and comb attachments, so it is worth checking that you are getting the best value out of your purchase.
How It Works
The bikini trimmer is a simple item, with a simple purpose, yet there are many variations on the theme. It is, to all intents and purposes, a form of clippers, or moustache trimmer, and does the same thing – but in an entirely different place! That area of the lady’s anatomy is one she likes to take care of, and whether you want a clean shave or one to a neat degree, you can find trimmers that do the job quickly and efficiently. It’s also hygienic to keep that area neat and tidy, so it’s advised you have trimmers handy and use them.
Usually battery powered for ease of use and versatility, they can be charged at a wall point in some cases, and you can choose how you want to treat that unwanted hair, and make sure you look good on the beach – or, indeed, in the home. There are several to choose from at a range of prices and, as you can tell, we don’t have a lot more to say than to get on with the review!
So, for the benefit of the ladies among us – and, if you’re a vain man, you too – here’s our review of the top 10 best bikini trimmers, so you can choose the one that would be best for you.
Let’s Wrap It Up
Every discerning lady needs a bikini trimmer, and there are some excellent models on this list that do the job very efficiently indeed. It is difficult to pick a favourite, but if we had to we would happily recommend that you check out the Philips model, at number one on the list, as well as the other name brands for quality and a wealth of accessories, and for great prices on excellent products.
So ladies, there you go, have another read and make your choice, and your bikini line can be ready for your beach season!