Fact or Fiction? 4 lies about epilation

What have you heard about epilation? We asked the experts at Braun to dispel the myths

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Lie 1: It’s destiny – girls are stuck hiding their hairy legs behind long pants until hairs are long enough to remove again.

When your inner fashionista is craving to debut the trendy new skirt you bought, hiding your legs behind long pants is torture. Easy fix – just switch on Braun Silk-épil 5. Its 40 tweezers catch hairs that are barely there. 4 incredible weeks of smoothness and skinfreedom. You’ll never again be slave to those long pants.

Lie 2: It’s incredibly painful – and not for the faint of heart.

It’s not as painful as you think. Silk-épil massaging head and cooling glove enable an extra gentle epilation and the pain becomes less noticeable each time. 18 million women worldwide use Silk-épil – we’re pretty sure you can do it too.

Lie 3: Long-lasting yes, but the trade-offs include red dots and ingrown hairs.

Don’t worry. Sure, when you remove body hair from the root, tiny red dots will appear. But they fade away in just an hour or two. And the trick to avoiding ingrown hairs is simply to exfoliate first, and frequently. Voila!

Lie 4: Epilaton causes hair to grow back thicker and more frequently.

Luckily, nothing could be further from the truth. Epilation removes hair at the root, which helps hair to grow back finer. The more you do it, the less hair will grow back later.

Silk-épil 5. For results that wax can’t match and pants should never hide – go to Braun.com for more info.

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