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My 5 Secrets for Smooth Shaving |
I don’t know about you, but I detest shaving. More so because having a good smooth shave is almost impossible. I always end up with awful itchy bumps and dry skin. Throughout the years I have gathered a few tricks to minimize razor burn and bumps. I have tried numerous “remedies”, some of which I still use. In addition to specific products, I also have a ritual that I follow for a more comfortable shaving experience. Hot Water/Steam I don’t know what it is about the hot water. If I shave with warm or cold water, nothing works and I end up with an awful, dry, itchy skin filled with bumps. I need to shave with hot water or let really hot steamy water run for a 5 minutes and steam the room. Then I warm it down and get in the shower. The concentrated steam in the bathroom helps keep an equal temperature and helps prevents the bumps. This has always worked for me and has even worked for some of my friends. Exfoliate I know you have read this at every Cosmopolitan and Elle magazine article about shaving but it is true. When I began trying every method …