Lockdown grooming: 7 shaving hacks every woman will swear by

Parlours and spas have been closed for a long time now and people who are used to visiting them regularly must be having a hard time grooming themselves at home. But self-grooming is not that difficult as it may seem. Sometimes you just need to follow a few tips and tricks to achieve the desired look.

Published on Jun 11, 2021 02:09 PM IST
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One of the most affordable and easiest ways to get rid of hair is by shaving it with a razor. But before you pick your razor up and head to the bathroom to shave, follow these steps to make the process go smoothly.(Unsplash)
Published on Jun 11, 2021 02:09 PM IST

One of the most affordable and easiest ways to get rid of hair is by shaving it with a razor. But before you pick your razor up and head to the bathroom to shave, follow these steps to make the process go smoothly.(Unsplash)

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Exfoliate before shaving: Scrubbing before shaving is one of the most important steps. This will get rid of all the dead skins and leave you with a smooth area to work on. Scrubbing post-shave is not recommended since the skin is most sensitive then and could cause irritation.(File image)
Published on Jun 11, 2021 02:09 PM IST

Exfoliate before shaving: Scrubbing before shaving is one of the most important steps. This will get rid of all the dead skins and leave you with a smooth area to work on. Scrubbing post-shave is not recommended since the skin is most sensitive then and could cause irritation.(File image)

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Shave after a warm shower: The warm water will expand the pores which will make the hair follicles come closest to the surface making it easier for you to shave.(Unsplash)
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Shave after a warm shower: The warm water will expand the pores which will make the hair follicles come closest to the surface making it easier for you to shave.(Unsplash)

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Do not use old razor: If you are using disposable razors, do not use them for more than 4-5 shaves.(Unsplash)
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Do not use old razor: If you are using disposable razors, do not use them for more than 4-5 shaves.(Unsplash)

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Shave against the growth of hair: Make sure to glide your razor against the growth of hair so if you are shaving your legs, use short strokes and start from the bottom. But if you have sensitive skin, shave downwards first and then upwards.(Unsplash)
Published on Jun 11, 2021 02:09 PM IST

Shave against the growth of hair: Make sure to glide your razor against the growth of hair so if you are shaving your legs, use short strokes and start from the bottom. But if you have sensitive skin, shave downwards first and then upwards.(Unsplash)

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Use olive oil: Applying this before shaving will not just make the shave smoother but also moisturise your skin. Your skin will not feel irritated and prevent micro-tears.(Unsplash)
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Use olive oil: Applying this before shaving will not just make the shave smoother but also moisturise your skin. Your skin will not feel irritated and prevent micro-tears.(Unsplash)

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Use hair conditioner: Try replacing your shaving cream with hair conditioner and see how smoothly your razor with slide making the entire shaving process easier and faster for you.(Unsplash)
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Use hair conditioner: Try replacing your shaving cream with hair conditioner and see how smoothly your razor with slide making the entire shaving process easier and faster for you.(Unsplash)

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Bend your knees: To avoid getting hurt you need to sit on a stool or chair and bend your knees as you shave them. If the skin around the knees gets wrinkly then you might land up with bruises.(Unsplash)
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Bend your knees: To avoid getting hurt you need to sit on a stool or chair and bend your knees as you shave them. If the skin around the knees gets wrinkly then you might land up with bruises.(Unsplash)

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