Truth be told, not everyone is patient enough to wait for the next trip to the salon to bare their legs and underarms, especially with the ridiculous heat we’re experiencing. So, the quick solution? Whip out your razor! It’s quick, painless, and cheap.
However, when not done properly, it can lead to irritation and can even cause chicken skin. Gasp! So what’s the trick to getting a clean and smooth shave?
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Bustle author Lindsay Rose Black recommends you exfoliate prior to shaving to get the smoothest, cleanest, and most long-lasting shave possible. What it does is that it removes the layer of dead skin that sits on top and provides you the cleanest slate to shave from.
As to why you should do it before rather than after you shave? You see, your skin is most sensitive after you shave and scrubbing it down would only irritate it and can even cause cuts. Who wants red, irritated skin, right?