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Beauty Reporter: Beauty 101 Card
1 Allow warm water to soften the hair for at least three minutes before starting to shave.
2 For the closest shave, smooth a half dollar-size blob ?of shaving cream or gel (a thick body wash can substitute) over the leg against the growth pattern to raise the hairs and make them more accessible.
3 Find a sturdy, nonslippery surface, such as the edge of the shower or bathtub, to rest your foot with the knee bent at about a 45-degree angle. Start at the ankle, gliding a sharp razor over six- to eight-inch sections of skin, rinsing the blades between each stroke.
4 To address bony knees and ankles, put feet flat on the floor and bend at the waist. Pull the …