It uses the same laser technology used by professional hair removal services. It can be used on nearly all skin tones, except those that are very dark. The Epila uses light energy to destroy the hair follicles in the skin, which are responsible for unwanted hair growth.
It is used to reduce unwanted facial hair in women.
Burning, stinging, tingling, and redness of the skin may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to eflornithine; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as methylparaben), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.