The depilador electric, also known as machine epilator is a small device that allows you to do the waxing in a similar way to the wax, pulling the hair out by the root. In this way, it is possible to get a waxing and longer-lasting in a short time and without the need to always be buying wax.
To remove the hair, usually the depilador electric has small disks or springs that work like tweezers electric, pulling the hair out by the root, and can be used in almost all parts of the body, such as face, arms, legs, the region of the bikini, back and stomach, for example.
There are several types of epilators electric, which vary in price according to the brand, the type of method they use to remove the hair and the accessories that bring and, therefore, the choice of the best depilador usually varies from person to person. However, the epilators that work with disks seem to be the ones that cause less discomfort.
Options depilador electric
Some of the epilators electric the most used include:
Panasonic Wet & Dry;
Some of these epilators have the most power and, therefore, may be best to do the waxing for men, since the hair tends to be thicker and difficult to remove. Generally, the more power and tweezers the unit you have, the more expensive it will be.
How to do waxing properly
To get a hair removal soft, smooth and long lasting with the depilador electric should follow some steps:
1. Pass the blade 3 days before
Hairs very long, in addition to causing more pain in the time to do the waxing, can impair the functioning of some epilators electric, decreasing its effectiveness. So, a good tip is to pass the blade in the location to shave about 3 to 4 days before, so that the hair is shortest at the time of using the depilador. The ideal length for epilating is 3 to 5 mm, approximately.
2. Make exfoliation of the skin 1 to 2 days before
Exfoliation is one of the best methods to prevent the appearance of ingrown hairs as it helps to remove the dead skin cells that accumulate, allowing the passage of hair through the pores.
Therefore, it is recommended to make the waxing of the region to shave 1 to 2 days prior to waxing, using an exfoliating body or shower sponge, for example.
After epilation, the exfoliation can be done every 2 or 3 days, to ensure that the skin remains smooth and no ingrown hairs.
3. Start with a lower speed
In most of the epilators electric, there are at least 2 speeds of operation. The ideal is to start with the lowest speed and then gradually increase, as this allows you to test the limits of the discomfort caused by the depilador and will also used to the skin, reducing the pain over time.
4. Hold the depilador 90º
So that all the hairs are removed with success, the depilador should be kept at a 90 ° angle with the skin. In this way, it is possible to ensure that the tweezers are able to grasp well the hair, removing even the smallest, and ensuring a smoother skin.
In addition, it is not necessary to do a lot of pressure against the skin, because in addition to causing more irritation of the skin, can also prevent the correct functioning of the movable parts of the device, which ends up damaging your operation.
5. Epilating in the opposite direction to the hair
Unlike the blade, in which the hair removal should be done in the direction of hair growth to avoid ingrown hairs, the depilador electric must be used in the opposite direction. This ensures that the hair is not attached to the skin, being more easily grasped by the depilador. A good option is to make circular movements on the skin, ensuring that if you can remove even the hairs that grow in different directions.
6. Avoid having too much of a hurry
Pass the depilador electric very fast on the skin can end up breaking the hair, rather than removing it by the root. In addition, the pass quickly, the depilador may not be able to grab all of the hair, ultimately, it will be necessary to pass the device several times in the same location, to get the hair removal you want.
7. Spend a soothing cream on the skin
After epilating, and before doing the cleaning of the depilador, you must pass a soothing cream on the skin, with aloe, for example, to relieve the irritation and decrease the discomfort caused by the process. However, one should avoid using moisturizing creams, as they may shut down the pores and increase the risk of ingrown hairs. The moisturizing cream should be used only 12 to 24 hours after.
How to clean the depilador electric
The cleaning process of the depilador electric can vary according to the brand and model, however, in most cases you should:
Remove the head of the depilador electric;
Passing a small brush in the head and in the depilador to pull the hairs loose;
Wash the head of the depilador with water;
Blow-dry the head of the depilador with a towel and then leave to air-dry;
Pass a piece of cotton with alcohol on the tweezers to eliminate any kind of bacteria.
Although this step-by-step can be done in almost all of the epilators electric, the best is always to read the instruction manual of the appliance and follow the instructions of the manufacturer.