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The beginner's guide to getting a smooth shave

We hear you: Picking up a razor for the first time can be, well, kinda daunting (Nicks! Redness! Ingrown hairs! Oh my!). We've got the secrets to no-stress hair removal—and the perfect products to upgrade your GRWM routine.

Step 1: Prep

Self-care shower, right this way: Shave toward the end of your sudsy sesh so your hair has time to soften. And before you reach for your blade, exfoliate with a gentle scrub (or DIY a recipe with sugar + coconut oil) to remove dead skin cells.

Step 2: Shave

Deciding between shave cream or gel? How about neither! Instead, lather up with Brazilian Bare Fresh Watermelon Extra Gentle Shave Syrup ($13). Perfect for sensitive-skin sweeties, the fruity formula provides high-key hydration while eliminating bumps and ingrown hairs.

Then, use a multi-blade razor and light, upward strokes to remove hair (applying too much pressure = cuts and irritation, no thanks). Pro tip: Rinse your razor after every few passes to keep it clean.

Step 3: Nourish

Towel off, then replenish with Brazilian Bare Post-Shave Melted Body Butter Moisturizer ($13). Formulated with essential oils, the sulfate- and paraben-free lotion leaves skin healthy and hydrated (plus the scent is literally amazing).

Hitting the gym later? Brazilian Bare Post-Shave Body Powder ($10) is made from pharmaceutical-grade cornstarch and protects just-shaved skin from chafing and irritation while fighting odor and wetness. Score!

Ready to wave bye to bumps and burns? CLICK HERE to shop the entire Brazilian Bare collection (and use the promo code GLIFE10 at checkout to save 10% now through September 31).

Then, enter our giveaway HERE for your chance to win our smoothest shave ever prize pack!

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by GL | 7/18/2022
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