Epilation made easy: how to epilate correctly

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We’ve all been there: you give yourself a beautifully smooth shave, but then by the next day you’re already seeing the first hairs start to grow back. Epilation can be a solution to your problem here, as this method removes the hair from the root. Knowing how to epilate correctly allows you to enjoy weeks of smooth skin, perfect for a pre-summer treatment.

To make epilating as comfortable as possible, take a read of our best epilation tips and tricks, to learn how to use an epilator for your best hair removal experience ever!
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What is epilation?

Unschöne Pickel, lästiges Jucken: Wie entsteht Rasurbrand?

 

Der Schlüssel zu der Antwort auf diese Frage befindet sich im Wort selber: RASURbrand. Meist entstehen diese lästigen Pickel also nach der Rasur. Warum? Beim Rasieren reibt die Klinge oft auf der Haut und führt so zu Entzündungen der Haarwurzeln. Allerdings können auch andere Haarentfernungsmethoden zu den sogenannten Rasierpickeln führen. Zum Beispiel, wenn beim Wachsen einzelne Haarwurzeln nicht komplett entfernt werden.

 

Natürlich kommt es nicht bei jeder Haarentfernung zu Reizungen. Das wäre ja noch schöner! Besonders betroffen sind Menschen mit trockener und empfindlicher Haut, deren natürlicher Hautschutzmantel schwach ist. Bei fettiger Haut oder Mischhaut kann überschüssiger Talg Poren verstopfen und so Entzündungen begünstigen. Kein schöner Gedanke. Also, was kann man tun, um Rasierpickel zu vermeiden, und was hilft gegen Rasurbrand?

Epilation is a method of hair removal that pulls out the hairs along with the root, like waxing. Unlike waxing, however, when you know how to epilate correctly it doesn’t have to be a painful process. You can also do it anytime, anywhere, and without the mess of waxing.

An electric epilator is made with a textured surface of rotating discs that grip the hairs and pull them out, along with the roots. It’s important to choose an epilator that rotates quickly to make the process as quick and comfortable as possible. The Philips Satinelle Advanced Wet & Dry epilator is designed with faster disc rotation than ever – 2200 RPM – for the fastest and easiest hair removal. Thanks to the disc rotating at this speed, it’s more effective in uprooting the follicle and avoids breaking the hairs and taking forever, which are common effects of using a slower epilator.

Depending on how quickly your hair grows, you can enjoy two to three weeks of smooth skin between epilating. As epilation takes the root with the hair, the regrowth is also usually finer and softer.
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Wet & Dry epilator

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    Satinelle Advanced Wet & Dry epilator

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    Our fastest epilation even on the finest of hairs

    Our fastest ever epilator has unique ceramic discs that rotate at a greater speed than ever before and firmly grip fine and short hairs. Enjoy weeks of satin smooth skin and treat your body areas with tailored hair removal methods. See all benefits

    MRP: Rs.6,495.00

    Our fastest epilation even on the finest of hairs

    Our fastest ever epilator has unique ceramic discs that rotate at a greater speed than ever before and firmly grip fine and short hairs. Enjoy weeks of satin smooth skin and treat your body areas with tailored hair removal methods. See all benefits

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Our fastest epilation even on the finest of hairs

Our fastest ever epilator has unique ceramic discs that rotate at a greater speed than ever before and firmly grip fine and short hairs. Enjoy weeks of satin smooth skin and treat your body areas with tailored hair removal methods. See all benefits

MRP: Rs.6,495.00

Our fastest epilation even on the finest of hairs

Our fastest ever epilator has unique ceramic discs that rotate at a greater speed than ever before and firmly grip fine and short hairs. Enjoy weeks of satin smooth skin and treat your body areas with tailored hair removal methods. See all benefits

A guide to epilation: tips and tricks

Unschöne Pickel, lästiges Jucken: Wie entsteht Rasurbrand?

 

Der Schlüssel zu der Antwort auf diese Frage befindet sich im Wort selber: RASURbrand. Meist entstehen diese lästigen Pickel also nach der Rasur. Warum? Beim Rasieren reibt die Klinge oft auf der Haut und führt so zu Entzündungen der Haarwurzeln. Allerdings können auch andere Haarentfernungsmethoden zu den sogenannten Rasierpickeln führen. Zum Beispiel, wenn beim Wachsen einzelne Haarwurzeln nicht komplett entfernt werden.

 

Natürlich kommt es nicht bei jeder Haarentfernung zu Reizungen. Das wäre ja noch schöner! Besonders betroffen sind Menschen mit trockener und empfindlicher Haut, deren natürlicher Hautschutzmantel schwach ist. Bei fettiger Haut oder Mischhaut kann überschüssiger Talg Poren verstopfen und so Entzündungen begünstigen. Kein schöner Gedanke. Also, was kann man tun, um Rasierpickel zu vermeiden, und was hilft gegen Rasurbrand?

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Preparation is everything

Before you start to epilate, take a look at how long your hairs are. Epilating works best when the hairs being removed are no longer than 5mm. The shorter the hairs, the less painful the epilation. Epilating with the Philips Satinelle Advanced Wet & Dry epilator makes it possible to extract hairs at 4x shorter than waxing, for a more comfortable experience. Plus, it comes with a trimming comb attachment so you can prepare yourself for easy epilation without the hassle.

Once you’ve trimmed the hair to the optimum length, don’t forget to exfoliate before epilating. Removing dead skin cells helps reduce the risk of ingrown hairs when your hair starts to grow back. The same goes for removing facial hair with epilation: use an exfoliating scrub and ensure your face is clean and free of skincare products and make-up before you begin.

How to use an epilator for the best results

Knowing how to epilate correctly couldn’t be simpler with the Satinelle Advanced Wet & Dry epilator. First, choose the right attachment. If you’re looking for how to epilate your face, bikini area or underarms, this epilator includes a specialised cap for the facial area and one for delicate areas like the bikini line and armpits.

Position your epilator onto the surface of the skin at a 75˚ angle, and slowly move it against the direction of hair growth to remove the hairs. Epilation is much more comfortable when the skin is taut, so stretch the skin you’re working on to tighten it. The Satinelle Advanced Wet & Dry epilator includes a skin stretcher cap to do this work for you! Plus, the Opti-light function helps you target and remove hairs even in hard-to-reach areas.

Epilation aftercare: keeping your skin soft and smooth

Treat your newly smooth skin to the care it deserves after epilating. Gentle exfoliation will clear the surface of the skin again to prevent any ingrown hairs. Then, apply your favourite moisturiser to get your skin super-soft and glowing.

With these epilation tips and tricks, it couldn’t be easier to learn how to epilate your face, body and delicate areas to get weeks of soft, smooth skin. The right methods and technology make this experience quick, easy and comfortable!

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