leg shaving tips

Apr 3, 2009
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I've been shaving my legs now for several years and no matter what I try I seem to always have ingrown hairs on the back of my legs. So knowing that I can't be alone in this, I figured someone out there must have had this problem as well and could offer some advice.

My routine and tools are:

Gillette Fusion razor
Gillette Foamy sensitive skin shaving cream

And I always shave 'em after I shower.

So any advice? What do those who shave their legs do? Do you use women's razors?
 
Mar 10, 2009
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Use a women's razor, and shave'm while I am in the shower, no shaving cream/foam/gel. Just water and the showering gel/soap that I already used.
 
Aug 4, 2009
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recently i started using an electric shaver.

what's the difference between a lady's shavor/razor and the regular mens version?
 
Mar 19, 2009
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cawright1375 said:
I've been shaving my legs now for several years and no matter what I try I seem to always have ingrown hairs on the back of my legs. So knowing that I can't be alone in this, I figured someone out there must have had this problem as well and could offer some advice.

My routine and tools are:

Gillette Fusion razor
Gillette Foamy sensitive skin shaving cream

And I always shave 'em after I shower.

So any advice? What do those who shave their legs do? Do you use women's razors?
I used to get ingrown hairs too. 2 things solved it, shaving with the grain of the hair growth instead of against, and not pressing on the razor too much. It's better to make a bunch of light passes then a couple hard ones.
 
Mar 16, 2009
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funnytanlines said:
recently i started using an electric shaver.

what's the difference between a lady's shavor/razor and the regular mens version?
The Lady Shick is pink. I got it at a yard sale and used it for legs and face. Only electric I've ever owned.
 
Sep 12, 2009
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cawright1375 said:
I've been shaving my legs now for several years and no matter what I try I seem to always have ingrown hairs on the back of my legs. So knowing that I can't be alone in this, I figured someone out there must have had this problem as well and could offer some advice.

My routine and tools are:

Gillette Fusion razor
Gillette Foamy sensitive skin shaving cream

And I always shave 'em after I shower.

So any advice? What do those who shave their legs do? Do you use women's razors?
i think you need to look at which way the hairs are going then go with the grain on the back of leg.Or at least try a few different directions in that area.
 
Oct 6, 2009
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Hi,

I never use the women's razer for leg hair removal.
To keep legs looking their best after shaving, always apply gentle lotions for smoothness and to prevent dry skin or flaking. Touch up any problem areas or missed spots right away, and avoid chlorinated or salt water for several hours to prevent painful chemicals getting on skin and potentially causing rashes or other irritation.
 
Feb 1, 2022
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The basic shaving tips are to Prepare your skin, Shave at the end of your shower, Use shaving cream, soap, or gel, Use a skin moisturizer and finally care for your razor.
 

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