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3 Tips for a Better Shaving Routine

3 Tips for a Better Shaving Routine

Summer is here which means many of us are getting into our bathing suits, dresses and short shorts to enjoy the weather. However, a major concern during the summer months is the discomfort of shaving regularly and dealing with common reactions like razor burn, ingrown hairs, and general irritation.

 

If you love having a smooth shave, then here are a few tips and tricks to help you feel and look your best all summer long!

 

1) Always use a fresh razor

 

Sometimes the easiest way to get a clean shave without the lingering irritations is to simply change out your razor for a new one. It’s something that can easily be forgotten, especially if you have limited time for your shower routine, but can make a world of difference to your overall comfort. If you want to be eco-friendly and avoid disposable razors, try a sturdy reusable razor with replaceable blades.

 

2) Use the right lathering product

It can be tempting to just use anything to shave with when you’re in a rush, but try to avoid basic shampoos or soaps to do the job. Instead make sure to use a product that provides enough lubrication so that the razor can gently glide over the skin toavoid any burn or bumps later on. It can also be useful to exfoliate your skin beforehand with something like a sustainable agave bath mitt to remove any dead skin cells and allow for a cleaner shave.  

 

3) Don’t forget to moisturize after

 

The final and most important step to an effective and comfortable shaving routine for the summer is to make sure you always moisturize afterward. You can use a simple cream or oil to lock in your skins moisture so that you can avoid the annoying and unsightly razor bumps that often appear. Once you’re out of the shower, be sure to lather your skin and allow it to breathe before wearing any tight clothes that can irritate it and lead to ingrown hairs. 

 

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