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Leg shaving for dummies
« on: June 07, 2012, 13:00 »
Ok I am about to shave my legs second time in a week, just before race.
I always find myself in trouble around knees you know ;D, so is there any special way to avoid wounds. I use razor and shave foam, yes Full Monty.
Ladies this is cry for help and serious topic, so please trolls, spammers and usual trouble makers avoid it.
Thanks!
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #1 on: June 07, 2012, 13:29 »
    Brush your teeth frist.
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #2 on: June 07, 2012, 13:39 »
    i find shave foam pretty crap for legs..

    tend to just have a good soak in the bath, and then rub in laggings of shower gel, you can see what you are doing better and its more slippy and slidy
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #3 on: June 07, 2012, 14:17 »
    I dont do any of that. Simple stand in shower and make sure water is running over section being shaved.  Razor of choice is a Gillette mach 3.  Has 3 blades and small lubricating strip which is enough to do the job. 

    One tip.  Do not bend knee when shaving it.  It stretches skin over front and increases risk of a rash or cut.
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #4 on: June 07, 2012, 14:40 »
    You guys are freakin cave men. Lady Shick Electric :win
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #5 on: June 07, 2012, 15:50 »
    If my new bike ever arrives, I will be reinitiating myself into this fine activity that you can never talk about with anyone other than cyclists and cool women.

    Way back when, I used to use a disposable Bic and soap (I wasn't even shaving my face at that time).

    Now I will use my fancy imported, non-foaming Australian stuff (all the best skin products are Australian because of their ozone hole) with a spanky Wilkinson Sword razor I bought for the job.

    I refuse to use Gillette because they test on animals. Consider yourself notified, Martin. :police:

    Finally, the question nobody has asked and which genuinely intrigues me is this: how often?

    Is it like with beards where some Neanderthals have a five o'clock shadow (or "moss chops", if you prefer) within seconds of shaving? Or is it better just to keep up to it like lawns or ladies, because it's harder to manage once it's got beyond stubble?
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #6 on: June 07, 2012, 15:58 »
    Ok guys, will try any of those tips. Hope it turns well :fp
    Larry during winter maybe 2 times per month, but during summer even 6-7 times per month for sure, just hate when get wild ;D, I like feel silky all the way.
    My friend get free coupon for Brazilian waxing, man it rocks :fp
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #7 on: June 07, 2012, 16:00 »
    Ok guys, will try any of those tips. Hope it turns well :fp
    Larry during winter maybe 2 times per month, but during summer even 6-7 times per month for sure, just hate when get wild ;D, I like feel silky all the way.
    My friend get free coupon for Brazilian waxing, man it rocks :fp

    I was thinking that waxing could be a good idea. Is that the one with the tearing of strips that hurts like a crucifixion or is it the nice simple wash-and-go thing? I never know. There's electrolysis too...
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #8 on: June 07, 2012, 17:29 »
    Ok I am about to shave my legs second time in a week, just before race.
    I always find myself in trouble around knees you know ;D, so is there any special way to avoid wounds. I use razor and shave foam, yes Full Monty.
    Ladies this is cry for help and serious topic, so please trolls, spammers and usual trouble makers avoid it.
    Thanks!
    Pluck it by hand :D
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #9 on: June 07, 2012, 17:55 »
    To get a really close shave the skin needs to be warmed. so have a warm bath then shave, or a shower that is almost a sauna (my fav type). Hair conditioner is a recommendation, why i have not got a clue but a few have mentioned it.

    Otherwise leave them hairy  8)








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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #10 on: June 07, 2012, 18:00 »
    I was thinking that waxing could be a good idea. Is that the one with the tearing of strips that hurts like a crucifixion or is it the nice simple wash-and-go thing? I never know. There's electrolysis too...
    Well friend told me it hurts first time but who care, after two or more treatment you kind get used to it :fp that is just stories.
    IPL thing must rocks, perma depilation is what we are all after, but it is expensive as hell, look guys what I found 90% discount coupon, from more than 500 euros for just 50 euros :win
    http://www.ponudadana.hr/IPL___trajno_uklonite_dlacice_sa_bilo_kojeg_dijela_tijela_Poklon_bon_za_345kn_umjesto_3_500kn-2909_1?gclid=CIq17YrMvLACFcRF3wodOloKpw
    Well I must be damn if not going, anyone wants too, take a trip here, Croatia is country for perma hair removal ;D

    Oh yes, I just did it standard way, I like coconut body lotion after, it rocks 8)
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #11 on: June 07, 2012, 18:03 »
    To get a really close shave the skin needs to be warmed. so have a warm bath then shave, or a shower that is almost a sauna (my fav type). Hair conditioner is a recommendation, why i have not got a clue but a few have mentioned it.

    Otherwise leave them hairy  8)








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    Dude what hair conditioner has to do with legs? ::) I mean I don t look like Bigfoot or Indian from Pune 8)
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #12 on: June 07, 2012, 18:30 »
    right waxing hurts like flip if you are remotely hairy

    Shaving is easy if the hair is not long, shower 1st

    water in a bucket or bottom of a bath, shaving cream take your time

     
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #13 on: June 07, 2012, 18:43 »
    Dude what hair conditioner has to do with legs? ::) I mean I don t look like Bigfoot or Indian from Pune 8)
    I don't shave, proper man with the hair.

    Plucking's the way forward, then pour some hot oil over it.

    Seriously, shaving I'd think is easiest no? Or go Brazilian, and take a pic.
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #14 on: June 07, 2012, 21:57 »
    LOL   ;D ;D ;D

    No waxing for men's legs.... :D

    you don't have to shave in the shower....you can rinse razor with hot or warm h20 and carefully and simply shave legs without all sort of goo on legs...ugh

    martin I disagree...unless you bend your knee and carefully shave in direction of hair you will really hack up your skin  :o

    anyway, one more opinion  :)

    coconut body lotion rocks! !   ;D :wave
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #15 on: June 08, 2012, 00:22 »
    I am terrible at it. i usually use a set of clippers to remove the majority of hair if i have not done it for a while then sit in the bath and shave off the rest with a razor

    generally i shave really carefully for ages then get out the bath, dry myself walk around a bit, look at legs. still covered in hair

    as an alternative may i suggest this product
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/B000KKNQBK/ref=dp_top_cm_cr_acr_txt?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1

    you may want to review the comments first though
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #16 on: June 08, 2012, 00:47 »
    you may want to review the comments first though

    You nearly got me in trouble there.  Laughing so hard I distracted my entire office...   :win
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #17 on: June 08, 2012, 02:16 »
    I am terrible at it. i usually use a set of clippers to remove the majority of hair if i have not done it for a while then sit in the bath and shave off the rest with a razor

    generally i shave really carefully for ages then get out the bath, dry myself walk around a bit, look at legs. still covered in hair

    as an alternative may i suggest this product
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/B000KKNQBK/ref=dp_top_cm_cr_acr_txt?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1

    you may want to review the comments first though

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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #18 on: June 08, 2012, 03:28 »
    OMG unbelievably funny  :fp ;D ;D ;D
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #19 on: June 08, 2012, 03:34 »
    martin I disagree...unless you bend your knee and carefully shave in direction of hair you will really hack up your skin  :o


    Never been an issue - also, I only shave against the grain.  I used to shave with the hair direction first but have found that to be a waste of time.   I simply start at the ankle and shave up the leg, doing lower leg first, Upper leg, then more carefully all the way around the knee area.

    I did have a track sprinter mate who had problems due to his muscle size and definition.  He had to bend his leg or he couldnt ge tthe razor deep enough in the area above his knee to remove the hair properly.  (We used to call him Trunk - as in Tree-trunk legs)
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #20 on: June 08, 2012, 03:40 »
    Never been an issue - also, I only shave against the grain.  I used to shave with the hair direction first but have found that to be a waste of time.   I simply start at the ankle and shave up the leg, doing lower leg first, Upper leg, then more carefully all the way around the knee area.

    I did have a track sprinter mate who had problems due to his muscle size and definition.  He had to bend his leg or he couldnt ge tthe razor deep enough in the area above his knee to remove the hair properly.  (We used to call him Trunk - as in Tree-trunk legs)

    LOL!
    Well I don't shave my entire leg in the direction of hair growth only the little knee area when bent  ;D

    I actually do not have tree trunk legs  :o :D

    I am SO glad that this is not a thread filled with photos and vids of actual shavers.... ;D
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #21 on: June 08, 2012, 03:42 »
    oh sh8t I just opened that up for krebby to post a pic right ?   :fp
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #22 on: June 08, 2012, 03:43 »
    Maybe that's the dimension that it's lacking. It is shaving for dummies after all.

    And true to form, the Japanese don't disappoint


    And this must be Tony when he got the idea for the thread
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #23 on: June 08, 2012, 03:50 »
    I'm pretty sure this is going to go downhill rapidly... :police:

    http://www.wikihow.com/Shave-Your-Legs-%28Male%29

    not sure about this one but a bit unnerving....

    http://www.wikihow.com/Convince-a-Very-Hairy-Man-to-Shave-His-Chest
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #24 on: June 08, 2012, 03:55 »
    http://www.hairtell.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/22889/1.html
    http://www.teenhelp.org/forums/f124-addictive-behaviours/t53481-plucking-leg-hair-trichotillomania/

    A forum or two for Tony to visit. He can't say that we didn't help.

    Is there no place for Neanderthal legs here?
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #25 on: June 08, 2012, 04:01 »
    I'm pretty sure this is going to go downhill rapidly... :police:

    http://www.wikihow.com/Shave-Your-Legs-%28Male%29

    not sure about this one but a bit unnerving....

    http://www.wikihow.com/Convince-a-Very-Hairy-Man-to-Shave-His-Chest
    I don't have a topless sweater in the chest region, but nobody's going to convince me to go Brazilian (including the legs). Just not happening.
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #26 on: June 08, 2012, 04:08 »
    took him 23 years to start getting that body hair he is not getting rid of it now
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #27 on: June 08, 2012, 04:11 »
    Exactly, though the legs are a bearish.
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #28 on: June 08, 2012, 04:13 »
    were as i can get away with only shaving my face 3 times a week
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    Re: Leg shaving for dummies
    « Reply #29 on: June 08, 2012, 04:15 »
    Shame, ask the cyclists for some testosterone and you'll be a happy man.
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