While I don't love this, I don't love it either. I've used this on my legs, underarms, even bikini line. It is cheaper than waxing, even if you're doing just legs every few weeks. It pays for itself pretty quickly. That being said, it is NOT pain free! The first few times I used it, it hurt like ... well, like I was ripping hair out by the root! LOL!! What I've started doing, and that works much better for me, is to use this a day or 2 after I've shaved. I'll still feel the occasional plucking sensation but it's not as severe. It's not going to replace my shaving completely but it definitely keeps them smoother longer.