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4 Ways To Make Your Shave Last Longer Than A Day

June 14, 2017 by Blair Donovan
shefinds | beauty

Few things feel better than smooth, freshly shaved legs. But, let's be real—who has time to shave every day? If you're looking to extend your shave, check out these tips on how to maintain smooth, hairless skin for as long as possible.

 

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Exfoliate

You've probably heard this tip before, but it's one of the most important. Exfoliating before a shave gets rid of dead skin, which helps bring tiny hairs to the surface. Getting rid of little hairs will keep your stems smooth and hair-free much longer.

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Moisturize

After you shave, gently pat your legs dry. Having a little bit of water left on your legs will be a lifesaver when you moisturize—the double moisture will help prevent dry skin in the future.

woman shaving legs

Use New Razor Blades

Switch out dull razors for new ones to get the cleanest shave possible. Experts reccomend getting a new razor after 5-10 shaves. You can make your razor last a little longer by rinsing shaving cream out of the blades and keeping it dry after use. This helps avoid rust!

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Buy Quality Razors

A razor might be the last thing you want to splurge on, but it's totally worth it. Some razors are definitely more effective than others, and investing in a decent one might be the key to prolonging smooth legs.

 

Follow these tips and you'll have long-lasting legs smoother, baby soft skin all summer long!

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