Quick Answer: Do Epilators Cause Ingrown Hair?

Are epilators good for ingrown hairs?

Short answer: No.

If you are using a high quality epilator the right way, epilators should NOT cause ingrown hairs..

Is it safe to Epilate pubic hair?

Yes, pubic hair removal with epilator is generally safe for most people. Those with sensitive skin, especially, may find that an epilator doesn’t irritate the skin as much as other methods of hair removal, like shaving or waxing. However, the pubic region is a sensitive area to begin with.

How do I prevent bumps after epilating?

Make sure your skin in completely dry or completely wet when epilating. You may get some ingrown hair as a side-effect of epilating. To prevent this from happening, try exfoliating your skin with a peeling lotion and the nylon peeling glove provided with your epilator (or a course sponge) one day before epilating.

Is it better to Epilate wet or dry?

The answer is mainly a matter of preference. A wet epilator will generally offer a less painful experience whilst the dry one is likely to provide a slightly better finish. Both products will effectively remove your hair and can be reused as often as you wish.

Why do I get pimples after epilating?

The pimples are caused when bacteria enter the empty hair follicle and cause an infection. After epilation, stay away from infection-causing activities like swimming, steaming in the sauna or even excessive sweating.