11 Shaving Hacks, Tips & Tricks That’ll Leave You With the Smoothest Skin Ever

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No one’s saying you have to shave during the summer months, but many people like to have smooth skin as the weather gets warmer. That being said, if you are a fan of being relatively hair-free, you know that shaving is sometimes easier said than done. The razor burn; the dry skin; the random cuts that seemingly never stop bleeding — taking a razor to your delicate skin is tough. Lucky for you, these hacks will allow you to shave without any of the ~consequences~.

1. The best way to make an informed decision about something is to weigh the pros and cons. Here are the positive and negatives about shaving:

2. Making sure your skin is properly prepped before using a razor is key to preventing cuts, bumps, etc.

3. Using something to prevent friction will stop you from getting razor burn. Here’s a DIY shaving cream Gisele Bundchen swears by:

4. Don’t have time to make or buy shaving cream? Use conditioner!

5. If you do accidentally cut yourself, however, you can dab a bit of Vaseline on the injury to stop the bleeding right away.

6. ChapStick also works wonders on a cut!

7. No matter what you do, do NOT ever shave dry. If anything, put some lotion on your skin rather than going at it without any lubrication.

8. A coconut oil-sugar concoction makes the best sugar scrub EVER.

9. If you struggle with razor burn, try making an after-shave oil to prevent any ingrown hairs:

10. Want SUPER smooth skin? Combine all the above steps together and repeat!



11. And here’s a rundown to getting the smoothest, least painful shave possible:



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