How to get smooth and silky legs?
Nancy from Portland, Oregon, writes, "My husband is what people call a leg-man. There is no part of my body that he admires as much as my legs. What can I do to keep my legs looking smooth and silky all the time?"
Shaving is the most popular procedure used by American women to eliminate unwanted hair and works pretty well. If you do not do it the right way, though, the hair grows back faster, and in the worst case, you may get ingrown hair or infections.
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or threading or even
hair removal through laser, but you can use what
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Do it during or right after a warm shower so the pores that have the hair follicles are larger. Remember the barbers use warm towels for that very reason.
Use something to make the skin smoother, such as special
shaving foam or gel or just soap bubbles.
high-quality razor that is in good shape. It does not have to be the most expensive, but it has to be in perfect condition. Prepare your razor, by running warm or hot water before starting.
Before starting, comb the hair with your hand and see how the hair grows. Apply the gel or foam following the hair growth lines.
Follow the hair growth line when using the razor. If you do not do it you may get ingrown hairs. They look like bumps and they can be painful. Many women shave doing the exact opposite (it gives a closer shave). If it works for you, that is fine, but it is not the best method for women with
sensitive skin. Also if you get frequent ingrown hair, follow our advice.
After shaving, rinse with colder water. You do not have to freeze but colder than the one you used in the beginning of your shower.
Preferably, you should use some cream without fragrance or color after shaving. Let it dry before getting dressed.
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