The rule of thumb is that you should replace your epilator every 2 years, or as soon as you notice that it starts missing any hairs. The upside to this is that epilator machines are continuously being revolutionized, and are very far from the epilator your mom used.
How long should an epilator last?
Because both methods provide long-lasting results, you probably won’t want to (or need to) perform them that often. With epilation, the results will last around 3 to 4 weeks. And the longer you do it, some believe the slower you might notice your hair grows back.
How long does an epilator head last?
With an epilator you can remove hair as small as a grain of sand (0.5 mm) so therefore epilation works effectively, with minimal hair growth. Epilation also fits into a busy lifestyle more easily because it’s easy to use at home or on-the-go and the results last up to 4 weeks.
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.
How do I prevent bumps after epilating?
Regular exfoliation, though not for several hours after epilating, will help to prevent ingrown hairs. It will remove any dead skin cells and clear the way for new hair grow out without getting blocked under the skin.
Does epilating hurt more than waxing?
Waxing hurts a little less than an epilator. The sensations are different however, and many people find that they are quickly accustomed to epilator pain and find it easier to deal with than waxing.
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.
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.
Is coconut oil good after epilating?
Should I use coconut oil after epilating? Coconut oil is considered comedogenic so it can cause pimples. If you’re not prone to acne or have dry skin, then it’s usually fine to use coconut oil as a moisturizer after epilation.