Epilators are electronic devices that are used for hair removal. Every epilator has numerous tweezers (or some other mechanisms) which can grasp multiple hairs simultaneously and pull them out. There are usually no parts in epilators that require frequent replacement.
Is epilation painful? Does the pain become less severe with the repeated use of an epilator?
Like waxing, using an epilator can be painful to some people because it involves pulling hair out of the roots. Because of the pain associated with th first time use of epilators, many people prefer to have the area waxed professionally first, after which the epilator can be used on regrowing hairs.
How do I choose the best epilator for home use?
Head over to our epilator reviews section for in-depth reviews on epilators. There are different types of epilators available when it comes to hair removal on the face and wet skin.
What are the different types of epilators?
Epilators can be broadly classified on the type of mechanisms it is based on for hair removal-
Spring Type Epilators - This design incorporates a coil spring. The motor in the such an epilator rotates the spring, causing it to flex as it rotated. Moving the rotating spring across the skin caused the hairs to be caught up in the spring, which results in the hair being pulled out.