Keeping your skin and hair hydrated and moisturized makes the electrolysis treatments more comfortable. The hair is able to slide out of the follicle with ease. Drink plenty of water and moisturize the area being treated between sessions.
Clean skin reduces the risk of irritation. Lotions, oils, and/or make-up should be removed before treatment.
Avoid caffeine before your appointment it can make you more sensitive than usual.
Some areas might be a bit more sensitive then others. You can purchase 5% lidocaine creams to apply topically to the area 30 minutes before and cover with plastic wrap before your appointment. The use of ice and taking a pain reliever such a Tylenol 30 minutes prior could also reduce the discomfort.