It’s summer time! Are you ready for the beach or swimming pool?
But before you even consider putting on your shorts or bikini, you must think about leg grooming. Groomed legs and body demonstrate a clean, confident appearance. Moreover, it’s important to take time out of your day to take care of yourself.
Follow the instructions below to achieve sexier legs and feet this summer.
Slough off dead skin cells to reveal the new skin underneath!
No need to buy a special exfoliator, you can make a half-and-half mixture with sea salt and coconut oil.
Exfoliate those sexy summer legs every day, and your skin will glow!
Exfoliating will also prevent those nasty ingrown hairs from forming, and individual hair follicles from darkening.
Shave or Wax
No more winter bear legs! Get rid of the hair on your legs to reveal smooth, silky skin.
Every woman prefers a different method to achieiving silky legs.
Waxing is performed by a professional esthetician in a beauty salon, and offers a cleaner, smoother finish that will last for up to three weeks.
Shaving is inexpensive, performed in the shower, and lasts for only two or three days.
Depiltaory cream, such as Nair are also a great alternative; however they do not always work efficiently, and can cause irritation.
For a more complete guide on waxing and shaving, check out DailyMakeover.com’s article on Hair Removal 101.
Within 3 minutes of stepping out of the shower and drying, apply a moisturizer onto your thighs, knees, shins, feet and buttocks in order to lock in the moisture.
The KimberlyElise.com team recommends using coconut oil from you local grocery store as a moisturizer for your legs. It’s exceptionally hydrating, heals the skin, and it smells delicious.
Psst: Wanna know a celebrity secret? For ultra sexy legs, mix a generous amount of baby oil with your cream face foundation, and apply to each of your legs. You’ll be amazed at how incredibly gorgeous your legs look, with a little coverup and an even skin tone.
Give Your Feet The Attention They Deserve
Manicured toes and feet complete a pair of beautiful legs.
With a simple pumice stone or a salt scrub, massage the heals and balls of your feet to remove dead skin cells.
Also consider having a professional pedicure, or perform your own at home using a pedi-set such as this. Remember to push your cuticles down, rather than to cut them in order to prevent infections.
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