Unwanted Hair Removal: A Complete Guide On Shaving For Women

Removing unwanted hair can be one of the most tedious tasks for any woman. There are various techniques you can use to remove unwanted hair that ranges from shaving to waxing. Waxing is considered to be the most painful process and because of that many of us do not prefer taking up waxing to remove unwanted hair.

Another common yet painless method is by shaving. Shaving or using a razor is one of the easiest ways of removing unwanted hair. But you need to know certain tips before you do this. In this article, we'll be discussing certain tips that you have to follow. Let us see what they are.

tips to take care while shaving


Exfoliation helps in removing the dead skin cells and helps in restoring the new skin cells. When dead skin cells get accumulated on the skin it makes your skin dull and lifeless. Therefore it is important to exfoliate your skin before shaving. It is recommended to exfoliate the skin with a loofah and a mild soap before you shave all the unwanted hair.

Change Your Razor

Razors come in a wide variety. However, the maximum number of times you can use a razor is 3. After the third use make sure that you dispose it off. Regular use of the same razor can cause skin irritation and other infections. Therefore remember to change your razor so that it doesn't cause any skin damage.

Smaller Stroke Is Always The Best

Whenever you shave, keep in mind that you do not complete shaving in one single stroke. Long strokes from your angles and foot can cause injury to the skin. Therefore it is recommended to take smaller strokes so that the process is smooth and leaves you with a soft skin.

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Use A Conditioner

Shaving is all about smooth and soft skin. In order to ensure soft skin, the process of shaving also should be smooth. For that, there needs to be proper lubrication for the razor to slide through the skin and remove all the unwanted hair. Hair conditioners are the best choice for this. Just apply a small amount of your favourite hair conditioner on the area before your start shaving.


Shaving is a process that might cause dryness. In order to solve this it is recommended to apply a generous amount of moisturiser on the areas where you have shaved so that your skin doesn't remain dry and flaky. And soft, supple and well-nourished skin is all yours.

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    Story first published: Monday, November 26, 2018, 19:00 [IST]
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