Threading coil thingy for tash and facial fuzz--got one today it's brilliant!

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piratecat Wed 25-Jun-14 21:35:50

Takes a bit of working out technique wise, but the secret is to rotate/or twist the handle bits between finger and thumb as you move up skin.

Make sure you have a 'U' shape too.

I have never bothered about tash area, but the last few yrs, it has been getting more noticeable (early 40's).

I am a bit of a wimp pain wise and it does sting, but i like swearing!

CarpeJugulum Wed 25-Jun-14 21:42:41

I love mine; but recommend a glass of wine beforehand as it helps with the stinging. although it may leave a few stray hairs as you just don't care

What is it and where can I get one?!

StandsOnGoldenSands Wed 25-Jun-14 21:46:45

Link please !

puddingisgood Wed 25-Jun-14 21:48:44

Love mine too, I sit there twiddling it whilst watching tv! blush

mineofuselessinformation Wed 25-Jun-14 21:51:26

Is it like a wire coil? I could make a bomb as I have loads of these from my jewellery making....

piratecat Wed 25-Jun-14 21:54:04

here is one, or a description of them.

yer tis

mine was £1.65 including p+p from a company up North, and it has japanese instructions!

i don't care, it's fab. I have done my cheeks, (upper) my neck, my forehead. YES you have hairs you don't even know you have till the little bastard tool grabs em.

such fun!!

piratecat Wed 25-Jun-14 21:54:50

on ebay, mine was i meant to say.

ScarlettDarling Wed 25-Jun-14 21:56:38

I got one for 54p from amazon! Free delivery! It's great for tache area

piratecat Wed 25-Jun-14 21:58:47

i have very sensitive getting a bit older saggy in places skin, and it was fine afterwards. I did put a little tea tree spray on my top lip though afterwards.

Quite a few vids on Youtube.

OOH and the great thing is holding it up you can see the hairs caught in it!!
Then you just pull the spring outwards and shake them off.

piratecat Wed 25-Jun-14 21:59:27

Scarlett, you win -what a bargain!

mineofuselessinformation Wed 25-Jun-14 22:02:12

I can't believe I've not realised the solution to my bastard bristles has been right under my nose all these months....

Vajazzler Wed 25-Jun-14 22:05:03

Can you please link to the one you bought?

ScarlettDarling Wed 25-Jun-14 22:27:01

Can't do a link on my phone but look on amazon for 'epistick', they are so cheap. Mine came all the way from China, took about 3 weeks, but its great.

piratecat Wed 25-Jun-14 22:53:01

the exact title on ebay of the one i bought is

New Epistick Epicare Facial Hair Remover Removal Epilator Stick Spring Threading

FelixFelix Wed 25-Jun-14 22:56:41

I just searched on eBay and thought it was like a battery operated stick thing shock buying one now! I get VERY hairy on the sides of my face - will this work for me? Or will that just be extremely painful? grin

JontyMyers Wed 25-Jun-14 23:02:06

ouch no !! i have one used it once like pp it came from chine for £1.69 and took 4 weeks forgot i even ordered it then it arrived i have a low pain threshold so used it on the bottom of my ankles first and its stuck like crazy!! i save it now DH saw me using it and i told him id use it on his pubes when he was asleep grin he's so gullible he believed me and hid it

ClashCityRocker Wed 25-Jun-14 23:04:33

I've ordered one from amazon for 95p from amazon...

I'm very excited!

Did anyone else notice the "Top Related Search" on Piratecat's link?

Medieval torture device grin

piratecat Wed 25-Jun-14 23:45:11

i don't think would use it on my ankles. i can't even get my legs waxed. tried it once my god it hurt.
tbh it does hurt or prickle but it's effective and has made me laugh at myself wincing and swearing.grin

piratecat Wed 25-Jun-14 23:47:00

i am a bit of a sporner and find this tool fascinatingsmile

morethanpotatoprints Wed 25-Jun-14 23:48:19

I can't use mine, it bloody hurts too much, so its back to the cream for me sad

Coughle Thu 26-Jun-14 00:33:15

I got mine recently too, thanks to a recommendation on another thread! No more tache and sideburns - I feel like a new person.

Shop Thu 26-Jun-14 03:10:30

Would they be any good for eyebrows?

TheLateMrsLizCromwell Thu 26-Jun-14 03:59:49

ooh, thanks - just ordered one from Amazon - 94p, no postage cost smile

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