Epilators can be used on hair from different areas of your body including arms, legs, pubic area, and even your face.
Is it OK to epilate the face?
Epilators can be safely used on the face to remove hair from the chin, upper lip, cheeks, sideburns, and between eyebrows. However, it’s not recommended that you use an epilator too close to the eyes. I’ve personally gotten great results from using an epilator for my facial hair.
How often should you use epilator on 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.
Is epilating bad for skin?
You can use an epilator on your face, but as the skin on the face is incredibly sensitive it may cause irritation. Not to mention the pain is quite intense. But, if you take all the right steps and remember to pull the skin taut, you can as well achieve a smooth hairless finish on your face.
Is Braun or Philips epilator better?
Both the Braun Silk Epil 7 / 9 and the Philips Satinelle Advanced are both great epilators – they deliver. … The flat epilator head makes underarms and tight grooves easy to epilate, making it better for overall hair removal across the whole body.
Do epilators cause ingrown hairs?
Every type of epilation comes with a risk of developing ingrown hairs. These can become infected and painful, creating an even bigger problem than the unwanted hair. You can prevent ingrown hairs after epilation by prepping your skin, using proper techniques, and caring for your skin after the treatment.
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.
Do epilators permanently remove hair?
By using an epilator you’ll be reducing the time it takes for the hair to grow back, but using it alone won’t permanently get rid all of the hair. … The hair that does grow back, will be weaker than before and will be able to be eradicated permanently with the repeated process of epilation and applying the cream.