Shaving your arms and legs may be opted when you just want to remove that extra hair over your skin. You don’t need to wax every time even though there are some set of girls, who choose shaving their skin rather than waxing. So, today I am going to share some alternatives to shaving cream which works better than those filtered cans.
1. Raw Honey
Yes, raw honey works better than a shaving cream. Although it is a bit thick in texture, adding little of water can make your razor glide on your skin easily. If you happen to get cuts on your skin while using razor, honey will help you in preventing those cuts. Raw honey is a great moisturiser too hence it does not leave your skin dry.
2. Olive Oil
The mother of oil, olive oil is a good alternative to shaving cream. It helps to glide the razor smoothly and also removes hair easily. Olive oil is a great ingredient which helps to reduce leg pigmentation and also nourishes them thoroughly.
Yes, of course conditioners help to remove hair easily and it works better than a shaving cream. I hope you don’t end up using your special treatment conditioners to remove hair, using a normal one will work.
4. Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera gel is better and good if it is fresh. If you have an Aloe Vera plant at home, you may scoop out a little and apply it over your legs before using the razor. Besides removing hair, Aloe Vera restores the pH value to your skin and also treats irritated skin. If you feel itchy and see swelling on your skin after shaving, you can trash your shaving cream and opt for Aloe Vera gel instead.
Yes, a regular shampoo can be used to remove the hair easily. It also makes your skin easy-going and smooth. Again it is advised not to waste expensive shampoos for this purpose.
6. Shea Butter
The whole world has gone gaga over Shea butter and how can this miss the list. Shea butter is extremely soft and smooth on the skin and it can be used by any skin type, including irritated and combination skin, easily. Just a little bit of Shea butter over your leg is enough to remove hair while leaving you with soft and supple skin.
7. Body Lotions
Body lotions can be used to remove hair as well. They are the best alternative to shaving creams and easily available in market. Even if you don’t have a shaving cream, you can easily get body lotion at home which is even cheaper and nourishing to the body.
8. Coconut Oil
Not only your hair needs coconut oil, your skin needs it too. Women with dry skin can use coconut oil frequently which prevents razor cuts and also restores the natural oil content required by the skin.
These ingredients are easily available at home and are cheap too. Besides removing hair they are beneficial for your skin to maintain the hydrating value and also avoid from frequent razor cuts.
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