Epilators are used to temporarily remove hairs at their follicle level. In fact, they’re tweezers that are used to remove unwanted hairs from underarms, arms, bikini “zones” or from the face. They work similarly as waxing does by plucking away hair from the roots. These devices employ spinning discs or springs to trap on the skin level and the rotating motion of the whirling parts pull away the leaving your skin ever smooth.
Epilation provides a quick hair removal solution that lasts for a long time. You may have heard about epilator but never tried them on your body. There is nothing incredibly complicated about using the machine. It is a pretty intuitive procedure. Only simple things must be kept in mind when learning how to use it.
First, make a choice of the epilator to use. Assuming that you have the experience with epilators, choosing the perfect model isn’t a tough task for you. If you are not exactly sure that epilation is the correct method for doing away with your unwanted hair, get a cheap model and check how it works. In need for an epilator with many accessories: sensitive area cap, facial cap, wet or dry epilator, the Braun SE7681 is the best option.
Exfoliate: it is very important if you don’t like ingrown hairs. Exfoliating is a measure of paramount importance to remove dead skin cells and afterward once every two or three days. It has a “sweet” sensation that one gets when exfoliating.
The Epilator Notes
- Firstly, all you have to do is to clasp it at a right angle (90 degrees) to the skin. Actually, It is the most natural and comfortable way of clenching it.
- Secondly, do not press the epilator again the skin as those rotary tweezers will grab hairs and pull them out by their follicles (roots).
- Thirdly, never forget to hold your skin taut; in fact, a taut skin surface is ta key to have an effective epilation. While epilating the underarms, it’s advisable to raise the hands over your head then stretch them as much as possible if you do not want to pinch the skin.
It is always advisable to epilate against the direction of hair growth. This way, the machine is slowly moved against the course of hair growth without rushing. Otherwise, hairs will be cut at the skin surface instead of being pulled out of the roots. Patience is very important while epilating, it does not take too long to get your body hairless. But it may take quite a while before all is well. Learn to take it easy. If it is necessary to cut the time short, it’s recommended that you epilate once in a week. The fewer the hairs, the faster it will grow.
What to do when it Hurts you?
So, now that you have turned on the machine and hairs start coming out, you may notice that it hurts. Shorter hairs are less painful than the longer ones. It’s thus good to epilate once in two weeks. The pain felt is relative, that is, some people feel more pain than others depending on their pain threshold. If you feel that your pain is too much, it’s very important to adopt the suitable method for painless epilation.
Basically, a lidocaine cream, also referred to as the numbing cream helps to reduce the pain. Check out 5 tips to Reduce Epilator Pain. Also, you can take some shower before epilating or select a wet and dry epilate such as the Braun SE7681 Silk-épil 7 Wet and Dry Epilator. This model can be used while taking a bath.
The results are worth it. No more hairs grow after two or three days, no more money is spent on salon waxing, no more stubbles, no dark shadows on the underarms, just a beautiful silky smooth skin. Night epilation is another factor of critical importance since redness is a side effect. After epilating, use whatever type of moisturizer you prefer. In the morning, the skin will be perfect, naturally colored minus the hairs.
After epilation, the machine must be cleaned thoroughly by using a cleaning brush and washing the tweezer head. If your epilator is cordless, charge it once a month for the battery to last those forty or fifty minutes for several years to come. That is everything that you need to know about how to remove hair with an epilator. It is just simple enough for anyone.