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Yes yes yes! I love my epilator! The first time it does hurt like fuck (though it probably wouldn't if you've waxed before), but once you've got rid of the hair, the regrowth really doesn't hurt at all.
I've got one with an ice pack so your nerves are all confused between the cold and the pain so you feel it less.
Buy one 2nd hand on eBay. Chances are it's been used for less than 5 seconds by some epilating virgin who couldn't take it like a woman! Wonderful bargains to be had.
I am on my second one, have been using them since I was 18, so get 10 yrs use out of them!
I would buy a BASIC Braun one. No need for all the favvy ice-pack, dry and wet stuff etc.
Just use the basic one on very dry (no moisturiser!) skin. Then moisturise. Exfoliate twice a week.
I don't feel it at all, but have been doing it for 20 yrs so pain buds probably numb by now!
As I have been doing it for 2 decades, the hairs are now very weak so I sometimes shave in between to "strengthen" the hair, otherwise they grow in. This problem only started after about 15 yrs though.
It takes me ages, going back and forth over the same bit of skin, only to see more hairs spring up from wherever they were hiding, jeering at me. I never seem to get them all. I only use mine for my bikini line now.