Hair removal: Take the ooh out of hair removal! Removing hair by waxing or by epilator can be a painful business. But the mistake many make is starting with hair that is as long as it gets or has regrown substantially since the last defuzzing. Yanking out long hairs really hurts, so trim them all first – not so short so there's nothing to grab on to, but at least down to two or three millimetres – and you'll find the process far less painful.

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