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Body Hair Removal

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Added May 26, 2014

Body Hair Removal

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1. Shower or bathe before you shave. Soaking hair and skin in warm water makes it more than twice as easy to get a clean, close shave.


2. Use gel or shaving cream. This keeps moisture in the hair and helps the razor glide easily over your skin. Reapply when you retrace your steps to go over an area again. Never shave on bare skin.


3. Use a fresh blade. Dull blades lead to nicks, cuts, and razor burn. Ouch! Sharp, new blades give you a closer, smoother, more comfortable shave. Replace your razor when it shows signs of overuse or when you re no longer getting a clean shave.



4. Easy does it and go with the flow. Always use a light touch with your razor and don't apply pressure. Wherever you take it off, go in the direction that feels right. For example, on your lower leg go up from ankle to knee. For other areas, see what feels and works best to find the direction your hair grows. When shaving your bikini area, shave in the direction of hair growth first (inward) and against for an extra-close shave.


5. Save the tough stuff for last. Do the easiest parts first, like that long straight stretch of lower leg or upper thigh. Save smaller, harder to reach spots like knees and ankles for last. A great razor with a head that swivels makes it easier to move around small curves. After shaving, rinse with cool water to close your pores. Pat dry.


6. Seal with a kiss. Of moisturizer, that is. Coat the area with a protective layer of moisture to seal your skin and give it a healthy glow.

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Posted October 27, 2014
I've never shaved before, but I need to! I have all the stuff just haven't done it,... I'm kinda worried about hurting myself tho! Lol
Posted August 12, 2014
I'm not aloud to shave so i buz its the same the sam thing but its electric and not so painful when you get of course. :-)
Posted August 06, 2014
I do these 6 steps and it works. Hair grows on my legs and arm pits. I shave with Olay shaving gel. It's makes my skin feel good.
Posted July 29, 2014
Uhhhm no. Ive been shaving for nine years. Keep in mind that I am 15. I have hair growing outta me like it aint nobodies business. My doctor thinks it has something to do with all of the chapstick Im eating. I just punched her in the face. But back to the hair. Its all over the place. My feet, nose, fingers, even my eyes. But especially my buttox. Its just cray. But beinggirl is trippin'. Shaving aint no 6 step method. It is only one. Pick up the razor no matter where you be at- your kitchen, your front lawn, the grocery store, math class- it dont matter. Elevate the area to be shaved, and then shave. Its that simple. Bam. Done. You might bleed, you might cry, but you will be hairless. THanks beinggirl, for absolutely everything!! <3
Posted July 24, 2014
All the people that are looking for the period calculator. Well you don't use your eyes do you? If you go to my period on the list there's period calculator. Your welcome.
Posted June 30, 2014
KikiCutie, I am an African-American too and it's not true that it will get thicker and darker if you shave your legs and arms it only gets thicker and darker if you shave around your facial area, so don't be afraid to shave your legs.
Posted June 30, 2014
I only cut myself twice by mistake and it was because I was either pressing too hard or rushing.
Posted June 09, 2014
It's so unfair that girls have to shave all the time when they get hairy, while boys do not have to! However, we do look nice that way. :s
Courtney Lynee
Courtney Lynee
Posted June 23, 2014
Hello :) How do you prevent hair bumps from showing up?
Posted June 07, 2014
Hey! I use veet instead, a hair removal cream I use the sensitive skin formula, and all my hair comes off. No irritation, no problems. I swear, I'm LOSING hair by using this!
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