Troubleshooting What are all the attachments of my Philips epilator for? The attachments that come with your Philips epilator are designed for different body areas, so that you can achieve optimal hair removal results. The attachments and how to use them: The basic epilation cap (A) is for experienced users who need no help to use the appliance at the right angle. Furthermore this cap is for fast and efficient epilation. The optimal performance cap (B) helps you to use the appliance at the right angle (90°) and gives you a pleasant feeling on your skin due to its massage elements, which reduce the pain. Use the active hairlifter with the active massage © for long or flat/square lying hairs to bring them into a straight position so that the epilator can remove them properly. Moreover, it helps you to reduce the pain caused by its vibration and it helps you to use the appliance at the right angle (90°).