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Tips For Using a Facial Epilator - How to Get the Best Results


Anyone who has unwanted facial hair will have faced the problem of how to remove it. There are a wide variety of options available for the removal process but few compare to the cost effectiveness or ease of a facial epilator. Many people are unsure how to get the best results when using an epilator and some people think that using one will make your hair grow back thicker.

Firstly let’s get one thing straight - an epilator will not make your hair grow back thicker than it was before. If anything over a period of time the hair regrowth will become thinner and may eventually stop altogether. The thickness and quantity of hair growth depends on the hair folicles and quantity of them and an epilator will do nothing to increase that.

Ok, now that’s cleared up when you use a facial epilator how do you get the best results?

Well an epilator works by grabbing the hairs and pulling on them from the root whilst simultaneously holding the surrounding skin in place in order to minimize any potential pain caused by the action. Many epilators are so good at this process that epilation is relatively pain free and users report that once they are used to the process they can perform it without any pain whatsoever. Obviously it is best to use an epilator in an environment where you are relaxed and your skin is clean. Many people therefore choose to perform the task after having a warm bath or shower as the skin will be relaxed and your pores are naturally more open with the warmth. there are many models available that can even be used whilst in the bath or shower. These wet or dry epilators are probably the best as the process feels natural and the skin is alot more relaxed.

Epilators work by removing the hair with the root, as opposed to shaving where the hairs are merely cut. This can result in a period of 4 to 6 weeks before the hair regrows as regrowth from the hair root takes much longer.

In the past one complaint people had was the possibility of skin irritation from using an epilator. Today many epilators are designed so that the heads used to remove hairs at the root do not even touch your skin and therefore reduce skin irritation. You don’t need to press hard to get a result as the heads can lock on to even the smallest of hairs.