For upper lip work, Icy Hot with lidocaine and menthol is worth a try. My clients verbalize that it is very helpful.

Walmart's price is good:
Dee Fahey, R.N., C.T.
Licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio for Nursing license and Cosmetic Therapy/Electrolysis license

British Institute & Association of Electrolysis

Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest.