How do I get the best results from an epilator?

How do I get the best results from an epilator?

For the best results, you’ll need to move the device slowly across your body, so take your time. If you move too quickly, you could leave hairs behind. Moisturize your skin after using an epilator to reduce irritation. Don’t forget to clean your epilator after each use to reduce the risk of a skin infection.

How do you epilate without getting bumps?

Pre-treat your skin We advise you to epilate on a clean skin. Take a shower before epilating. Make sure your skin in completely dry or completely wet when epilating. You may get some ingrown hair as a side-effect of epilating.

Should I shower before epilating?

When epilating dry, you should epilate before or after the shower. Make sure not to use too hot water (it dries your skin out) and dry your skin thoroughly with a towel before using your epilator. Warm water makes the skin more relaxed and thus looser. This makes the sensation of hair being pulled far less noticeable.

Can you Epilate armpits?

Using an epilator on your armpits will also eliminate any dark shadow under your arms, as sometimes occurs after shaving. Epilating can be a good solution for anyone with sensitive skin.

Can I use baby powder before epilating?

Use Baby Powder Simply sprinkle on your skin post-shaving or epilating — this will prevent chafing from clothing and cool down your skin.

How do you epilate for the first time?

Hold at a 90 degree angle to your legs. You can also pull your skin tightly with your other hand so it’s easy for the device to glide over. Don’t press down too hard, simply touch the epilator lightly on your skin.

Can you use an epilator on your bikini line?

Another good thing is that epilators remove several hairs at a time. So although using a bikini epilator won’t be painless, it should be quick. Of course, there are a few things you can do to make epilating your bikini area more comfortable. See our Epilator Tips for Bikini Line section below.

Do you need an ice pack before using an epilator?

The ice pack needs to be frozen two hours before you use it. I don’t feel the need to use it anymore but initially an ice pack is very helpful. if your epilator does not come with an icepack, just throw some ice in a towel and use that. Make sure you dry your skin before epilating again.

When to use an epilator on dry skin?

Very important. I epilate on completely dry skin. Never in shower or right after the bath when my skin is still damp. If you like to take a warm shower, go ahead with it. It opens the pores and softens the hair a bit. Sometimes I use a body scrub and sometimes a regular loofah.

What happens to hair when you use epilator?

With epilation, hairs grow back with much finer and softer tips. The result is no stubble, razor rash or bumpy, irritated skin. It will feel smoother to the touch, and the results will last much longer. Also a huge helper for those prone to ingrown hairs.