The Slow Mo Guys specialize in filming moments of absolute chaos using a high-powered, slow-motion camera. Over the years, they’ve captured things like an underwater explosion, a 50-foot flamethrower, and a Lego plane shattering into pieces.
For their newest video, they opted to film something slightly more personal: their own legs being waxed. The first 28,000-fps clip starts at about 1:13 and seems positioned to let the viewer relish each follicle being torn from host Daniel Gruchy’s body. Here is a GIF of it, so you can remember what it’s like to feel again:
After two more turns on his thigh, co-host Gavin Free takes his turn at 4:42, and it’s the most interesting shot—head-on this time, so you can see just how long it takes for the pain to dawn on his face. In fact, it’s been rendered into the rare two-part GIF:
Humans are dumb. We feel pain slow, and it is fun to see things move slowly. Indulge your reptile brain with the full video below.