Published: September 1, 2017
Want to show off smooth, gleaming legs? Of course you do! Especially with just a few weeks left of the summer season. Naturally, you need to achieve smooth gleaming legs in order to show them off. If you’ve felt like your legs aren’t quite as smooth looking as you’d like you’re in luck because we’ve gathered up a few of our must know tips to help you achieve smooth, gleaming legs. The good news is you can still apply these tips to show off smooth, gleaming legs before summer is over!
Use a Moisturizing Shaving Cream
Whether you prefer a shaving cream or gel, the key is to use a product that’s loaded with moisturizing benefits. Often times our skin, especially our legs, is lacking enough moisture naturally which means we need to do our part to add moisture to them. Using a shaving product that boost moisture in your skin during your shaving process will help to add that moisture when you’re removing hair from the area. Many people experience dryness after shaving, and it’s due to the fact that they’re either not using any product when shaving or they’re not using a product that has enough moisturizing benefits added to it.
Exfoliating is generally a skin care habit you think of when it comes to taking care of your facial skin, but the rest of your body needs some care too! In order to achieve smooth legs you have to exfoliate them. Exfoliating helps to remove dead skin cells, dirt and oil build up on that surface of your skin. All of these elements often prevent us from achieving smooth looking legs so by removing them you’re exposing fresh, rejuvenated skin. Exfoliating also helps your skin to better absorb the other products you apply to your legs and has been found to help get a closer shave. Talk about a win all around, right?
Moisturizing your legs and keeping them moisturized is essential for smooth looking legs. When your legs are dry and lacking enough moisture they’re definitely not going to give you a gleaming look. The key is to apply a thick moisturizing product at the ideal times. One of the best times to apply this type of moisturizing product to your legs is right after you get out of the shower. Right after the shower your skin is still soft from being in the water, which means it’s much more likely to absorb the moisturizing product you applied to it. Your legs are able to soak in a moisturizing product that’s much thicker than your face and other areas of your body because the skin on your legs is much thicker, and actually needs a heavier duty moisturizing product.
Use a Moisturizing Body Wash
Similar to the shaving product and moisturizer, using a body wash that’s specifically formulated to add moisturizing benefits to your skin is ideal. It’s one more way you’re able to add necessary moisture to your legs.