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5 tips to nix that stubborn razor burn


 
Lately, since summer started, I've been getting really bad razor burn. Plus, I'm pale, so all the little red dots show on my skin. How can I prevent this from happening?

While a li’l bit of razor burn in the winter isn’t a big deal thanks to tights and long pants, during the season of bathing suits and short-shorts, it’s a major issue. Don’t worry though, girlie! There is a bunch of ways to ensure you get a smooth, bump-free shave all summer long.

Freshen up
Changing up your razor blade every week (or two or three), depending on how frequently you shave, will ensure that your shave is as smooth as possible. A fresh blade is at its sharpest, and while it can get tricky to navigate ankles and knees, it’ll mean that you won’t be pressing harder than necessary and risking nicks. Ouch!

Wait it out
Save shaving for the end of your shower. The warm water will soften your hair follicles, making it easier for your razor blade to get a close shave that’ll last longer. It’ll also mean that the air around you will have become warmer, too, letting you say sayonara to goosebumps…and the pain that comes with nicking one.

Clean it up
Before you even think about picking up your razor, use a soaped-up loofa or washcloth to exfoliate your gams. When you’re ready to shave, be sure to coat your skin with shave gel. I like using an extra-moisturizing product, or one that’s designed for sensitive skin.

Take it easy!
Go. Slow. Shaving isn’t a race, sweetie, and your legs (and pits) will thank you if you take your time wielding that razor. Experiment with different angles that pull your skin taut and tight.

Pamper sensitive skin
When you’re toweling off, resist the urge to rub away the water and pat your legs dry, instead. Then, rub in some rich lotion. Girls prone to irritation, bumps or razor burn should pick a fragrance-free brand.

Good luck, girlie!
 
 

BY JESSICA WIGGS ON 6/30/2011 9:00:00 AM

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