It would be suggest that you invest in a wet and dry epilator to use in the bath or shower. Warm to hot water opens pores which loosens the hair follicle so hair removal will be less painful.

Use a gentle mild soap. This will help to moisturise your skin whilst the epilator glides along the skin itself.

Like waxing, gentle exfoliation is necessary (1 day BEFORE epilating). This will help with epilating and getting a much smoother finish.

If you’ve used an epilator before, then you will know that it can be quite painful. It will depend on your hair type and pain threshold.

If you’re new to epilating, you should follow these steps to make it as pain-free as possible. Some pain relief such as Paracetamol taken an 1 hour before, making it as pain-free as possible.

Most epilators today are of good quality. You will need to take into account what type of skin you have, different body areas and your hair?

The most important thing to remember is when epilating, it does hurt. Although, not as much as waxing, especially if you have had experience in waxing.

Make sure that you are in a room that you have everything with you. Whether you are wanting to wax, shave or use an epilator, make sure that you are comfortable.