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Step by step, how to avoid irritation after shaving your legs and how to relieve it with home remedies

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To maintain their beauty, women use different routines, ranging from hair care, keeping their nails clean and well cared for, and showing off hair-free legs.

However, to achieve this last objective, they must constantly shave, which in most cases causes damage to this area.

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Currently, there are different treatments and techniques to perform this hair removal, but all of them cause irritation, some more than others, but the damage affects the legs. In addition, these treatments also cause the appearance of unsightly and annoying grains in areas of the skin.

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However, to prevent the legs from turning red, certain methods can be applied that can help us in a great way. Here is a step-by-step guide to avoid leg irritation.

It is best to exfoliate the skin to remove dead cells, it is recommended to do it at least 24 hours before the scheduled waxing. Photo: eclipse_images

How to remove irritation after shaving legs?

Step 1: Exfoliation and Skin Preparation

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Due to the speed with which we live day to day, many women want to see fast results and wax in a hurry, without taking into account that the skin must be properly prepared.

To achieve this preparation, it is best to exfoliate the skin to remove dead cells, it is recommended to do it at least 24 hours before the scheduled waxing.

Another important step to prepare the skin is to take a hot shower or bath to leave the hair soft, this will help make hair removal faster and less painful, publishes the Salud Nueva portal.

Specialists also recommend applying cosmetics with zinc oxide, allantoin and urea.

Step 2: technology and equipment

One of the frequent causes of leg irritation is when it is done with shavers that have been in use for a long time, it is recommended to do it with relatively new shavers.

Another important point is that shaving should be done in the direction of hair growth.

Step 3: After-waxing care

For this step it is recommended to use some anti-inflammatory cream, you can also apply tea tree oil since it has a strong antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect.

Specialists also recommend applying cosmetics with zinc oxide, allantoin and urea, as these have an antibacterial and nourishing effect on the skin.

Known for its calming effect, Aloe Vera reduces inflammation and redness. Photo: Pexels

Home remedies to relieve skin irritation

Jojoba Oil, Avocado, and Lavender Oil: They soothe the skin, minimize inflammation and moisturize it well, which is crucial after hair removal.

Ice bags: Apply immediately after waxing to relieve pain and redness. Wrap some ice cubes in a clean cloth and place them on your skin.

Aloe vera: Famous for its calming effect, it reduces inflammation and redness, nourishes the skin and moisturizes it effectively. Use the fresh gel and rub it on your skin.

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