Frequently Asked Questions About the Emjoi Micro-Pedi Battery-Operated Callus Remover
Q: Why is this better than the metal tool I use now?A: The Micro-Pedi is safe and effective. The Micro-Pedi gently and effectively buffs away hard skin.
Q: How long should I use the Micro-Pedi on the dead skin on my feet?A: Turn the unit on and gently rotate (back and forth, or side to side) over the callous/corn/hard skin area for two to three seconds. Do not press hard; just gently glide it over the area. Turn the unit off and check if you have achieved the softness you desire. If not, turn on the unit and go over the area again for two to three seconds. Continue to use this method until the desired level of softness is obtained.
Q: Why does my Micro-Pedi shut off?A: For your protection, the Micro-Pedi will shut off if you press too hard. Just gently glide it over the area.
Q: Can I use the Emjoi Micro-Pedi to get rid of dry skin on my face?A: No. The Emjoi Micro-Pedi is only intended for use on the feet and heels. Do not use the unit anywhere else on the body.
Q: How many speeds does the unit have?A: One speed.
Q: Is the Micro-Pedi waterproof?A: No. The Micro-Pedi is water resistant. Do not submerge the unit into water. To clean the unit, remove the roller and rinse it under running water. Rollers should not be rinsed or placed in water.
Q: Can I rinse the rollers in water?A: No. The rollers should not be rinsed or placed in water.
Q: Can I use the Micro-Pedi on wet skin?A: No. The Micro-Pedi must be used on dry skin on the feet and heels.
Q: How do I turn on the unit?A: The Emjoi Micro-Pedi has a built-in safety-switch lock to prevent the unit from being turned on. Press the button in while pushing up at the same time to turn on your unit. To turn off, press in the button and push down at the same time.
Q: Do I have to charge my Micro-Pedi before use?A: No. The Emjoi Micro-Pedi is battery-operated and runs on 2 AA batteries. It does not need to be charged.
Q: How do I install the batteries?A: Remove the battery cover (bottom cap on the handle) by turning it 90 degrees to the left until it clicks into place and then pull down. Insert 2 AA batteries following the drawing on the back of the handle. Close the battery cover by turning it 90 degrees to the right until it clicks into place and locks.
Q: How do I remove the roller?A: Pull down the release button on the side of the unit while the endcap is facing up and the roller will pop out. Remove it from the cylinder holding the endcap.
Q: How long do the rollers last?A: The life span of the rollers depends upon the frequency of use and the size of the area being treated. Replace as needed.
Q: I have diabetes. Can I use this unit?A: If you have any medical issues or skin conditions, please consult with your physician prior to use.
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Emjoi, Inc. is a dynamic, leading-edge company dedicated to creating high-end personal care products that enhance the lives of people everywhere. Since its inception 20 years ago, Emjoi has astounded consumers with an innovative selection of grooming and personal care products that save time and make life easier.
Emjoi, Inc. employs and partners with research scientists and inventors, and it operates advanced laboratories for testing new formulations and designs. The products are extensively evaluated before release to the marketplace. As the pace of life quickens, consumers are seeking personal care solutions that are as effective and pleasant as they are professional, yet are self-administered, quick, and easy.
Emjoi is a world leader in epilation and the first brand to make tweezing as fast and comfortable as an electric shaver. The rapid tweezing system removes unwanted hair from the root with minimal discomfort and leaves the skin silky smooth and stubble-free for days to weeks. A wide range of epilators and shavers are developed to fulfill different customers' needs. The product design and efficiency gives Emjoi brand prominence in the market.
Emjoi had received a Consumers Digest Best Buy Rating for the Emjoi Divine (AP- 17SE) in their December 2010 issue. This rating is awarded to fewer than three percent of the competing models in any given category. Over the years, Emjoi products have been awarded the Winner of the Gold Medal for the International Inventions Convention in Geneva, Switzerland and the Winner of the Best-Selling Hair Removal Appliance for the Watson’s Health and Beauty Award in Thailand. In 2008, Hammacher Schlemmer, in the USA, awarded the Emjoi Light Caress its Best Epilator prize.
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