The warm weather means I can no longer sit it out in woolly tights between waxes, but I cant bear to compromise all that hair-thinning action that years of dedicated root-ripping has earned me by breaking out the razor. Which is where electrical epilators come in. You can yank hair out yourself when your favourite therapist cant or when you get an annoying patch that doesnt merit an appointment to the salon.
This year, Veet, the people best known for depilatory creams, have ventured in to electrical territory and launched their first epilator. Once our testers had got over those first painful pulls as the hair is tugged out by lots of rapidly rotating blades, they loved the smooth outcome. Click here for the full story , or find out first hand by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org by 24 June the first five emailers will be sent their very own Veet epilator for free.
In the meantime, you might be interested to know that a recent ELLE poll revealed 68 per cent of you prefer shaving to any other form of hair removal. For all of you, I cant recommend enough Keihls Simply Mahvellous Close Shaverettes Shaving Cream. Ever since my boyfriend tried it, hes refused to use anything else and hes one of the fussiest shavers I know. Anything mildly drying or uncomfortable doesnt get a second chance.
Most recently, though, Ive been hearing amazing things about laser treatment (i.e. it works), and have decided that come October, when any tan or chance of a tan has faded, Ill be braving the stinging sensation (it feels like elastic bands being flicked against your skin, is how most people describe it) and making hair removal dilemmas a thing of the past.
Roll on next summer.