Having smooth, hairless legs and armpirs is common desire of many women. But the task can be agitating and time consuming. That is a nugget. Electric shavers are preferred to razors and waxing since they are the most convenient gadgets for women which give them a nick-free shave, easy storage and make their work faster and easier especially when one has to meet the daily morning and after work chores.
Depending of the area to be shaved, it is pertinent to have good understanding of the activity from operation of the gadget, utilization and storage. One should also have proper shaving techniques to avoid many cases of razor rash or razor burn. The following are the things that you will need: A good quality and functional electric shaver with a self-cleaning head.
Either shaving hel, foam or soap and lotion
Exfoliate the skin by scrubbing gently with a washcloth and moisturizing soap or gel. Do not use water and avoid drying the skin to evade ashy look after shaving. Dry shaving will in most cases certainly lead to a rash and therefore the need to keep the surface lubricated. Shavers are electric gadgets and don’t use water otherwise you risk having an electric shock or damaging the gadget. Shaving foam or shaving gel gives a smooth shaving surface and prevents burns and scaly skin.
determine the direction of your hair folicles by rubbing on the surface of your skin. shave in the direction that feels more prickle for maximim shaving. Sometimes it’s wise to take a hot shower, or even use a hot bath for several minutes before shaving in order to open the pores to allow a closer shave. With an electric shaver, you can safely press a little without bruising or nicking yourself. Some people stretch their skin with the fingers of their free hand to have a closer shave.
Position your elecric shaver flat on the surface of your skin, turn it on and gently, move it in the predetermined prickliest direction. Different individuals have their hair growing in different patterns all over their bodies. Depending on the sequence of your hair and the part of the body, you may need to vary the direction of your shaver.
Determine if there are any prickly spots by gently running the hands on the surface of the skin. It is pertinent to note that though electric shavers are the most convenient; it is easy to have some oversights. Therefore it is advisatble to revisit and shave off the xtra hairs.
Apply the lotion all over the shaven areas to moisturize the skin.
Things to note
In the event of shaving delicate and more sensitive parts of the body for example the genitals, careful trimming of the area first with a pair of small scissors is advisable. Long hairs could get caught in the elctric razor and this will cause some sharp pain. Avoid cutting or nicking yourself with the pair of scissors. You can sit in front of a mirror and well illuminated place for clear vision.