How do I use the attachments of my Philips epilator?
Published on 10 May 2023
Your Philips epilator may come with different attachments. Watch the video below and read further to find out how to use these attachments for the best epilating experience.
Replacing the attachments
Some attachments can be placed on top of the epilator head. For others, you need to first remove the epilator head and then attach the new head to the body of the epilator. Simply snap it on to the epilator body until you hear a 'click'.
You can use the shaving head of your epilator to shave your legs, underarms and bikini line. For the best result, move the appliance against the direction of hair growth, making sure the head is in full contact with the skin. When using the shaving head, there is only 1 speed setting available. This setting is most ideal for shaving.
When shaving your underarms, place your arm behind your head to stretch the underarm area, then move the device up and down and from left to right to cover all the hair growing in different directions.
For optimal cutting and gliding performance, we advise you to clean the shaving unit after each use and replace the foil every 12 months or when it no longer provides the shaving or trimming results you expect. Always replace the foil with an original Philips foil. Safely store your product and protect the foil from outside pressure or impacts by attaching a cap or comb.
Trimming comb accessory
To trim hard-to-reach areas like your underarms and bikini zone, it is better to use the trimming comb accessory which comes with your epilator.
Bikini trimming head
This accessory can be used for sensitive areas such as the bikini. It is easy to use because of its compact design.
Delicate area cap accessory
Attach the delicate area cap onto the epilating head for precise epilating of delicate areas such as upper lip, bikini or armpit. The opening of the cap is optimized to be more gentle and precise so you will only be able to epilate smaller areas.
Some epilator models also come with a nylon nylon exfoliation glove.
You can use this glove before epilating to remove dead skin around your hair follicles. This makes your skin feel soft and smooth and makes hair removal easier.
To use the glove first make it wet, and if you like apply a few drops of body wash or peeling lotion to it. Massage your skin with the glove in circular motions, applying gentle pressure.
Some models also come with a massage cap to ease the epilation sensation.
Please note that the attachments that come with your epilator vary per model. For accurate information about the attachments of your particular epilator model refer to your user manual or contact us for further help.