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Guest Lily P.

Hi everyone,

I've been thinking recently, that it may be a good idea to get an epilator. I get really really bad razor burn on my inner thighs, so I thought this might help minimize that. The pain, I can deal with as long as I don't get crazy itchy rashes on my thighs >.<. But still, I was looking at the emjoi ones, specifically the ones that are supposed to be nicer on the skin, the gold plated ones. Mostly because I have sensitive skin.... If anyone has any advice on cheaper ones, that are still nice, that would be great. Because I've only got about 100$ to spend, and I don't want to spend it all. I was specifically looking at the corded ones btw. Sooooo if anyone has any advice or suggestions or anything they would be greatly appreciated :)

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Guest Julie T

I have used the Emjoi for about three years. I suggest getting the biggest and most powerful one. And don't waste money on a battery powered type. You will burn up a small one as epilating takes a lot of time and effort.

Julie

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I bought the emjoi about a year ago. I would not do it again. I can e do it under my arms and the hair is slow to regrow but on arms, legs the hair grows back quickly, 3-4 and itches like the Dickens. Eucalyptus oil is fantastic for getting rid of ingrown hair.

I was not on hrt then. I have been on it 1 year and the hair is to thick and coarse. Maybe after 2-3 years on HRT I will go back to it. I tried it for 3 months and occasionly on my arms but it still isn't what I hoped for. PS, don't go over the same areas over and over. It's major ingrowns. Coarse hair tends to break and that has been my experience.

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I use a Remington Smooth&Silky. I think it cost me around $60. The first couple of times are kind of painful but then you get use to it. I love it. I had problems with my arms that a day after shaving my arms were like sandpaper. I started using the epilator and with the thinning with HRT I now only have to do my arms and legs about every two months.

The only thing is I must make sure that I have about 3-4 hours spare after I do it as it raises lots of little red bumps on my arms that take a couple of hours to go down.

Mia

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