How to Manscape: Body Grooming Tips
Tips for head shaving
No matter what you call your body shaving routine – grooming, ritual, manscaping – technique and regimen matter. And grooming your chest, underarms and pubic area successfully is based on good technique as much as using the right tools.
STEP 1: Select a fixed comb length
The right comb length on your body hair trimmer can help you tame full, natural growth that hasn’t been touched by a razor for a while – or ever. All Purpose Gillette Styler comes with three comb attachments (2mm, 4mm, 6mm) for you to choose from.
STEP 2: Trim
Trim your body hair. Trimming the hair before shaving can help prevent clogged blades.
STEP 3: Shower
The water will help soften your body hair (which can be wiry) and make it easier for the razor to glide over your skin. Gillette Styler is waterproof so you can trim in the shower.
STEP 4: Lather up with shave gel
A good lather helps to hydrate hairs, enhance razor glide, and protect your skin while you shave your body.
STEP 5: Check for dull blades
Blade feeling dull or lubrication strips looking faded? It may be time for you to swap your blade attachment before you begin.
STEP 6: Shave with light, gentle strokes
Shave with light, gentle strokes, rinsing often, and with the skin pulled taut. Gillette BODY is a good choice for shaving sensitive skin such as the pubic area because it features a rounded head with 3 lubrication strips.
STEP 7: Rinse your blades often
Run the blades gently under the tap every few strokes, both the back and front sides of the blades, and then gently shake excess water off. Do not tap your razor against the sink or wipe against a towel; these habits can reduce the life of the razor by affecting the intricate design of the blade components. Rinsing the blades under running water helps to remove built-up shaving gel, hair, and dead skin.
STEP 8: Re-apply shave gel as needed
You may find that you need to shave over the same spot in different directions to get a smooth shave. In order to help prevent shaving rash on your body, ensure that you reapply shave gel before you re-stroke.
STEP 9: Rinse, dry, and moisturise
Moisturising after shaving your body is critical – it helps soothe the skin.
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