Just because the weather is getting cooler doesn't mean we stop shaving. And while one's so-called relationship with the razor can be a slippery one, debunking a few myths about what happens when you shave can help get you to your smoothest shave ever. So, does your hair really grow back thicker and darker? Are new blades the best to use? And where should you store your razor? We're breaking it all down.
When it comes to smooth legs, there are plenty of razors that fill the beauty aisle — from colourful disposables like Venus Embrace Razors ($14.99) to moisturising options like the Schick Intuition ($12.69). And while modern shaving products offer up quadruple razor this and vibrating handles that, in the early days, razors weren't quite as sophisticated. Let's go way, way back and explore the history of these basic hair removal devices. What do you know about the history of shaving?Take the Quiz
Let's be honest with each other, woman to woman. We all shave our legs. Even Miranda Kerr shaves her legs. We all have great intentions of booking those laser treatments through Winter so we're all shiny and hairless for Summer, but it almost never happens. Then we find ourselves staring at the disposal razors in Coles wondering where it all went so horribly wrong. Well, let us be the first to say, it isn't wrong at all. There's some great razor options under $25, as well as some other very effective at-home hair removal products, and they all do a great job of keeping our pins smooth and nourished, rather than prickly and itchy. The trick with at-home hair removal is exfoliate before, and try to leave it as long as you can before reaching for the blades, wax or cream again — as this will promote slow hair growth. And remember to moisturise after, a lot!
Ah, Movember. The charity that makes the men of Australia look like foreign spies. The month-long initiative supports awareness for men’s health — namely prostate cancer and mental health — so be sure to donate and cheer on the men in your life. While he's sporting that cheeky-looking moustache, he'll need to keep the rest of his face clean-shaven and clear, so we spoke to men's grooming expert, skincare guru and owner of Sydney's Mankind, Paul Anderson, to find out his top four tips to the perfect shave. And to make things even more interesting, we've created a gallery of our favourite Hollywood hunks rocking facial hair.
Are you a leg-waxing enthusiast? Or do you prefer to take matters into your own hands and shave your limbs smooth? Whether you're a fan of waxing, shaving, tweezing, or depilatory creams, the quest to banish fuzz can sometimes be overwhelming. Not exactly sure which hair removal method is best for you? We break down and decode each process for you, along with the pros and cons, when you keep reading.
Considering the relatively high cost of replacing razor blades, you might as well try to prolong the life of them, right? Luckily, there are a few things you can do to keep them sharper longer, and, as a result, your wallet will love you. Plus, by following these few easy steps after each shave, you'll reduce the likelihood of some common disasters (the nicks, the cuts, the ingrowns). Keep reading for tips on how to "save the shave."
- Nicole Richie rarely leaves home without bobby pins — FabSugar
- Rihanna posed topless to promote her new Nude fragrance — Daily Mail
- Alexa Chung was seen shopping at Le Labo, probably for her favourite scent Santal 33 — Elle UK
- We saw them at Chanel, and now we're seeing them on Beth Ditto. Blinged eyebrows that is — You Tube
- Model Ieva Laguna swapped her trademark blonde tresses for a choppy brunette bob on the cover of Harper's Bazaar Turkey — Fashion Gone Rogue
- Paris Hilton's new perfume, her 15th, called Dazzle, is inspired by . . . herself — Styleite
- Ombré lipstick: a do or a don't? — Glamour
- How to know if you're shaving your legs wrong — Stylelist
If you're looking for an irresistibly smooth shave (and no nasty nicks), who would have though a disposable razor could be your ideal first choice? Schick®Xtreme3 Sensitive Razor has been shaking up the disposables market with its three blades and flexibility. The only three-blade disposable that flexes and pivots to the curves and contours of a woman's body, it also features a great pre-shave strip that's enriched with aloe and shea butter to soothe and soften skin, minimising any irritation. But just because the razor has all these great features, don't expect a hefty price tag. You pick up a four-pack for just $4.99. With a close shave, amazing value and silky-smooth pins guaranteed, what's not to love?