Waxing your legs allows for lastingly smooth skin. But let’s be realistic ladies — we all know how expensive it is, not to mention the time necessary in between waxes to allow appropriate grow out for a clean wax can be more irritating than it is worth.
So for all of you women out there who reach for the razor instead of pining for the wax appointment that is weeks away — allow for the smoothest shave possible.
The following collection of tips will help to achieve the best results possible:
Let body soak in the shower or bath water for several minutes before beginning, this softens the hair.
Let shaving cream sit on skin for two minutes before shaving — this will eliminate razor burn
Shave in all directions, as hair grows in all directions
Avoid soap in place of shaving cream — it parches your skin tremendously (if you are in a bind, use hair conditioner)
Rinse blade between every stroke
Use short strokes
Pat dry when finished
Combine small amount of mineral oil with daily moisturizer
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