Shaving back hair is probably the trickiest part of the shaving ritual. But learning how to shave a hairy back doesn’t have to be hard at all.
Shaving your back
So you have a hairy back? No problem—by using the right tools, like the All Purpose Gillette STYLER, shaving your back is pretty simple. Follow these steps to get great results, every time:
Step 1: Get an assistant
It’s not just you who has to learn how to remove back hair; the best way to shave your back is with the help of an assistant, and teach him/her the ins and outs of back hair removal as well. It’s just a fact of life: unless you’re blessed with hyper-dexterity, you simply won’t be able to reach all those spots on your back.
Step 2: 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. The All Purpose Gillette STYLER comes with three comb attachments (2 mm, 4 mm, 6 mm) for you to choose from.
Step 3: Trim
Trim your back hair. Trimming the hair before shaving can help prevent clogged blades.
Step 4: Shower
The water will help soften your back 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 5: Lather Up with Shave Gel
A good lather helps to hydrate hairs, enhance razor glide, and protect your skin while you shave your back.
Step 6: 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 7: Shave with Light, Gentle Strokes
Attach a Fusion5 blade to your STYLER. Shave with light, gentle strokes, rinsing often.
Step 8: Rinse Your Blades Often
Run the blades gently under the faucet 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 9: Reapply 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 razor burn on your back, ensure that you reapply shave gel before you re-stroke.
Step 10: Rinse, Dry, and Moisturize
Moisturizing after shaving your back is critical – it helps soothe the skin.
Congrats! You are now an expert at back shaving!
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