There are various types of hair removals & i have tried almost all of them. Being an Indian woman can sometimes be amazing & difficult at the same time. On one side, we’re blessed with luscious thick hair on the head & on the other side our body hair never seems to stop growing thicker.

The first time i experienced the wrath of thick body hair was during my teenage years. As a 14 year old, i was never allowed to visit the salon (other than for haircuts) or was allowed to shave my legs. It was quite a struggle as my body hair started to show up during that time (Thanks puberty!) Being in my 20s now is much easier as i have access to products that will make hair removal simpler.

One of the hair removal methods that i was always hesitant to try was shaving. The main reason would be because of the ever so well-known issue – Ingrown hair.

So today i thought of busting some myths about shaving + how you can get smooth legs for days.

 

  1. Before you get ready to shave, wear comfortable clothing. It can be a bathrobe or  an old pair of t-shirt & shorts.

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2. To avoid ingrown hair, exfoliate your skin before you shave. Use a gentle exfoliator to avoid any type of rashes. I personally prefer using an exfoliating glove in the shower.

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3. Apply the Gillette Satin care Shave gel on wet skin. The bright blue gel lathers up easily so all you need is one or two pumps of the product.

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4. Use the Gillette Venus Razor for a smooth shave. Shave with the grain & not against the hair growth to avoid any type of bumps. Wash it off & Voila!

 

Psst..apply Aloe vera gel after you shave. It helps to calm your skin down!

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Photography: Vishal Hazare  |  Editing, Concept & Design: Gia Kashyap

Location: JW Marriott Sahar