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Yelp! Have just shaved my legs for first time ever and it stings...

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ks Thu 23-Jun-05 20:44:43

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EnidFlyingHighOnPainkillers Thu 23-Jun-05 20:45:52

leave it

aloe vera is good if by any bonkers reason you happend to have any

did you use ultra sharp razor?

lou33 Thu 23-Jun-05 20:45:54

moisturiser?

SoupDragon Thu 23-Jun-05 20:45:57

Wax your bikini line. The pain will take your mind off your legs.

compo Thu 23-Jun-05 20:46:13

wow you're so lucky! You do know you've started on a slippery slope don't you?!! Have you got any Aftersun lotion - that will help the stinging

EnidFlyingHighOnPainkillers Thu 23-Jun-05 20:46:36

nooooooooooo moisturiser

will irritate even more

sounds like razor burn

ks Thu 23-Jun-05 20:46:43

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misdee Thu 23-Jun-05 20:46:48

did u use a shaving foam/gel?

misdee Thu 23-Jun-05 20:47:08

i was goign to say razor burn as well.

ks Thu 23-Jun-05 20:47:33

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EnidFlyingHighOnPainkillers Thu 23-Jun-05 20:47:45

mo deadoratn

cant type am out of it on drugs and wine

ks Thu 23-Jun-05 20:48:23

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misdee Thu 23-Jun-05 20:49:27

bet its his blunt razor.

in future always use a good sharp razor. i recommend the venus divine.

starlover Thu 23-Jun-05 20:50:28

hmmm, wouldn't put ANYTHING that has alcohol in it...

do you have any calomine? or some e45 cream?

ks Thu 23-Jun-05 20:50:56

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misdee Thu 23-Jun-05 20:52:27

ones with lubricating strips are better. just leave the skin to heal. it'll sting for a day or 2 then heal. dont shave them again for a little while.

lou33 Thu 23-Jun-05 21:14:39

i use a moisturising dry oil spray on my legs afterwards

crystaltips Thu 23-Jun-05 21:22:45

Hair removal question generally ..... I had my bikini line waxed for the first time about 10 days ago ( ouch ) and there are "zits" on both sides now and it itches like hell .... that's why I went as I was sick to death with the "shaving stubble itch" ...

Is this normal - and how do I stop it PLEASE !!!

Dior Thu 23-Jun-05 21:25:11

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Dior Thu 23-Jun-05 21:25:34

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crystaltips Thu 23-Jun-05 21:28:39

was kept awya for a while .... glad that I am back tho!

Dior Thu 23-Jun-05 21:29:23

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crystaltips Thu 23-Jun-05 21:29:29

DOH!
YKWIM

crystaltips Thu 23-Jun-05 21:30:26

posts crossed
nothing on MN .... don't worry ... however am catching up and looks like not much has changed !!!

Dior Thu 23-Jun-05 21:37:10

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