Another benefit is that epilation may result in less body hair over time. With this method, hair grows back softer and finer. Hair may even regrow at a slower rate. The longer you epilate, the less hair you’ll notice on certain parts of your body.
Does epilating make hair grow back thicker?
Shaved hair has a blunt tip, which feels thicker when it’s growing out. Since epilation pulls the whole hair out, it doesn’t grow out with a blunt tip and therefore just feels and looks thinner without necessarily being thinner.
Does hair get thinner after epilating?
Myth: Epilation isn’t as effective as waxing
False: As epilation removes hair from the root, you’ll achieve the same results as waxing but won’t be left with awkward in-between days where you have stubble. Regular epilation also makes the hairs thinner, so you’ll find that regrowth happens less and less.
How often should you Epilate your face?
Beginners would do well to epilate once a fortnight. Doing it frequently has two benefits: your pain threshold increases (as shorter hair causes less pain plus your skin gets used to the ‘tugging’) and your overall hair growth reduces over time. Later you might need to do it only once a month.
Should I moisturize after epilating?
The golden rule is moisturise AFTER epilating not before. Apply a nourishing body lotion for the best, skin smoothing results and get set to wake up the following morning with super-soft, silky skin.
Is there any side effect of using epilator?
Quick comparison chart
|Process||device plucks hair in direction of hair growth while an electric current zaps hair to remove|
|Best for||large areas, such as arms and legs|
|Pain level||moderate to intense|
|Potential side effects||tenderness, redness, irritation, and ingrown hairs|
Does epilation reduce Strawberry legs?
While an epilator might be uncomfortable or even painful (like waxing), anecdotal evidence suggests that this form of hair removal can prevent strawberry legs from occurring. Skipping shaving cream may also be causing your symptoms, so be sure to carefully moisturize the area before it comes in contact with a razor.
What are strawberry legs?
Strawberry legs occur when small black spots develop on the legs. These spots resemble strawberry seeds. People can usually prevent strawberry legs by using a moisturizing shaving cream and trying other self-care practices. Typical symptoms of strawberry legs include: open pores that appear darkened.