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  • How to Shave Your Legs. Women shave their legs an average of eleven times a month, so

  • you might as well learn to perfect your technique. You will need Hot water Razor Tub or shower

  • to shave in Shaving cream and alcohol-free lotion. Step 1. Begin by showering or bathing

  • in hot water. Hot water softens your hair, opens pores and relaxes skin, making it easier

  • to shave. Step 2. While still in the shower or tub, lather up your legs with shaving cream.

  • Step 3. Using a razor with a sharp, clean blade, start at the top of your foot and pull

  • gently up the entire length of your leg in one smooth stroke. To avoid nicks or cuts

  • around your ankle, flex your heel to stretch the skin around the bone when you shave. Step

  • 4. Pull sections of leg skin straight and taut with one hand, and use the razor with

  • the other. Shave against the direction your hair grows. Don’t put too much pressure

  • on your razor, because this can cause razor burn and skin irritations. Step 5. Rinse your

  • razor blade after every few strokes to remove the shaving cream and hair. To trim your bikini

  • area, shave in the direction the hair grows, then re-lather with shaving cream and shave

  • lightly against the direction of the growth. Be gentle: The coarser hair makes this area

  • more prone to razor burn. Step 6. Moisturize your legs with an alcohol-free lotion, which

  • will soften the skin without burning or stinging. Voila! Perfectly smooth legs for nearly 72

  • hours. Did you know Some experts say a racy World War Two pinup of Betty Grable flaunting

  • her bare legs was the inspiration for U.S. women to make leg-shaving a routine.

How to Shave Your Legs. Women shave their legs an average of eleven times a month, so

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