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  • n. An electrical device used for hair removal by mechanically grasping multiple hairs simultaneously and pulling them out.

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  • n. a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair


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  • Except it's not really comparable because using an electric epilator is really more like have a little contingent of ants steadily nipping their way across a large expanse of your skin -- remember when Barbarella found herself overpowered by those jaw-snapping dolls?

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  • Just type in a search for "epilator" and you'll find online shopping sites offering all kinds.

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  • Boys - If financially viable, buy your woman an epilator.

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  • Seeing as I had to query what an epilator was and a lollipop man/woman as well as bon jovi and Samuel L. Jackson I have no comment on this post other than to say get your mind out of the gutter and put your shoes on because now I know what that stench is every time you go to the movies.

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  • Girls - If financially viable, endeavour to one day possess an epilator.

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  • Philips wanted to promote their new epilator as much less painful to use, so who do they get to demonstrate it?

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  • We added a commerical found at Feministe to our post featuring an ad using a male-to-female transgendered person to sell a epilator to women.

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  • Soie actually comes with a smaller epilator for removing hair down there -- no, not your legs.

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  • I'd recommend you get a cordless epilator -- or else you'll be forced to stay near the electrical socket, which in my case means sitting on the floor next to the wall.

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  • If I was going to use an epilator or pay for someone to wax me (I know better than to wax myself), now was the time to do it.

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