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    13 Products For People Who Are Terrible At Shaving

    "I love shaving!" — said no, ever.

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    1. A shower stool so you can put an end to sitting on the floor of your shower while shaving your legs.


    Do you ever feel like you're playing air guitar when you're crammed on the floor of your shower, holding your leg up, and trying to shave all at the same time? Your guitar solo days are over with this comfortable (and life changing) shower stool!

    Promising review: "It's small, sturdy, and just the right height to sit on or put your foot up on while shaving. The stool has holes on the top of it for water to properly drain out. It doesn't look like a medical device, sits nice in a shower corner, and requires little to no maintenance. What else could you ask for??" —PugHug

    Get it on Amazon for $15.39. Not enough room in your shower for a stool? Try this shower step, $34.99 on Amazon.

    2. Waterless shaving cream that lets you shave outside the shower, minus the watery sink mess.

    This shaving gel is paraben-free, alcohol-free, cruelty-free, and 100% vegan. It allows you to shave without water while still hydrating your skin, as it is made with natural eucalyptus, clove, and ginger oils. Give it a go, especially if you have sensitive skin!

    Promising review: "I hate trying to shave in the shower as most of the time I waste product and miss areas. With this gel I can wear on my glasses, smooth it on, glide the razor over my legs once, and be done! I don't have to rinse or wipe anything off. I also love how I have no nicks, cuts, bumps, or dryness after using this shave gel. I rinsed the blade and out the door faster than when I conventionally shave." —Holly Lewis

    Get it on Amazon for $9.99.

    3. Hair minimizing body butter so you can bid farewell to shaving EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. And stay as smooth as a baby's bottom while you're at it.


    This body butter contains Gymnema Sylvester, which is a herb indigenous to tropical forests thought to help hinder hair growth.

    Promising review: "I can honestly say that it really does work. After just about three weeks, I noticed that the growth of my leg hair had considerably slowed down. I normally shave my legs everyday but now I can go a few days without shaving. It smells great and keeps your skin super soft too!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it on Amazon for $9.49.

    4. An adjustable shaving handle so you don't have to break your back just to de-fuzz yourself.


    This adjustable handle adds 15–20 inches of length and accommodates most standard razor handles. The revolving head rotates at a 30°, 45°, or 90° angle to ensure maximum flexibility!

    Promising review: "This tool is amazing! I usually don't shave as often as I should because it’s such a pain. I have a tiny shower but the handle gave me the freedom to shave without bending over at all. I have a Venus razor and the grip on the razor handle helps it stay in place perfectly. The long handle is customizable to various different lengths and angles, so it definitely would work for anyone!" —Juliana Farley

    Get it on Amazon for $29.99.

    5. A waterproof electric razor with a built-in light so you can actually see what and where you're shaving. No more just "hoping for the best.", Amazon

    This electric razor is waterproof and has a built-in illumination light to help guide you while shaving (inside or outside the shower!). The 3-in-1 blade is composed of a straight blade for arms and legs, a middle foil to shave short hair, and a curved blade for the armpit and bikini areas. The multi-flex head design allows the razor to move along the curves of your body! Don't forget to throw it in the charging stand when you're done using it.

    Promising review: "You get such a close shave without any nicks. The built in light definitely improved the quality of my shaving jobs. It charges quickly, so if you realize you haven't shaved and the battery is dead, you will be able to use it in no time." —Arlene Deardoff

    Get it on Amazon for $24.99.

    6. An all-in-one portable razor for that moment when you're out in public and realize you forgot to shave half your leg.

    This portable razor allows you to wet your legs, apply "shaving cream" (technically a moisturizer bar), and actually shave no matter where you may be!

    Promising review: "It really is a convenient on-the-go travel razor. I was parked in the lot at work, took a look at my legs, and noticed that I missed a spot. I was pretty excited to know that I was covered. It gets all the small hairs you missed in the shower perfectly. The pre-shave bar added the final touch. I was surprised it could be used afterwards as a moisturizer! Honestly, it’s even perfect for camping or any road trip." —Catherine K.

    Get it on Amazon for $19.99.

    7. A Finishing Touch hair remover that will give you an effortlessly close shave, even during your Netflix binge.


    You don't even have to use soap or water, because its four 18K gold–plated (fancy!) heads give you a close electric shave. The built-in LED helps guide you while you shave so you never miss a spot! Multiple reviewers swear that it doesn't cause any kind of irritation. No need to worry about batteries, as this hair remover is rechargeable and comes with the charging hardware. (Note that it's not recommended to be used for removing underarm hair.)

    Promising review: "I can't say enough good things about this shaver! I never have any cuts or nicks after using it. I'll never use a razor ever again!" —Maggie Humbert

    Get it on Amazon for $59.99.

    8. Veet hair removal gel for when you're fed up with your good ole' traditional razor. Toss that sucker in the trash and get *gellin'* for an extremely soft and nick-free finish.

    This dermatologist-tested hair removal gel uses aloe and vitamin E for silky smooth results. It is safe for sensitive skin and can remove hair in just five minutes!

    Promising review: "I have really sensitive skin, so I was scared to use this product. I thought as soon as it touched my skin I'd be burned and have never-ending pain, but that was not the case. I only left it on for about five minutes and that's when the magic happened. I used the spatula and started scraping a small area of my leg and the hair just fell right off. I'm silky smooth and couldn't be happier. Also, the product did not smell, contrary to other reviewers claims!" —Private

    Get it on Amazon for $8.05.

    9. A soapless shaving bar to help soothe and add moisture back into your skin as you shave.


    This shaving bar is paraben- and sulfate-free. It is also 90% soap-free, as soap usually removes oils from the skin, leaving it dry. Shocking, I know, especially for those who always shave with a plain old bar of soap! Instead, the shaving bar helps to add plant-based oils back into the skin, such as tea tree and coconut oil, for ultimate moisture.

    Promising review: "This bar makes shaving so much easier. It helps to lift your hairs so you don't need to keep going over and over the same area to get all the hairs you might have missed the first time. Although it is a gel bar, it remains solid even after getting it wet. I just cap it after use and keep it away from areas water will hit in the shower. I never nick myself while shaving anymore or have issues with ingrown hairs." —HokieGirl

    Get a pack of two on Amazon for $24.95.

    10. A nick stick that will definitely *shave* you a lot of trouble. Keep this handy to quickly stop your shaving induced injures from bleeding all over the place.


    This nick stick is made with vitamin E and aloe, ingredients thought to promote healing. It rolls on as a liquid and dries clear, leaving no residue behind.

    Promising reviews: "It works! I recently nicked myself in two places while shaving. I took out the Nick Stick and touched it to the two nicks. One stopped bleeding instantaneously, the other took a second dab of the magic liquid. Also, it didn't sting too much, which made me extra happy." —Phil K.

    "You get all the effect of a styptic pencil, but in a roll-on that has a screw-on cap. I can keep it in the shower and not worry about it getting wet and crumbling. This is also great for travel for the same reason." —Reader

    Get it on Amazon for $4.74.

    11. Cirepil gel-formula wax for a spa-quality waxing you can actually do at home because it dries quickly, isn't brittle when cool, and won't stick to your skin.

    If you decide to try this, here are some tips that might make waxing a little less painful.

    Promising Review: "I first experienced Cirepil wax when getting a Brazilian done at a professional spa. I was blown away at how gentle the wax was on my skin and how I didn't look like a plucked chicken for the first time! The tin fits perfectly in my GiGi wax warmer and is so easy to use. I gave myself a Brazilian for the first time ever and it turned out great! The wax clings to the hair perfectly, which cuts down on any extra "ouch" pulling. What also helps to attribute to less pain is that no annoying strips are required." —Madison

    Get the can of wax on Amazon for $23.74, plus a highly-rated wax warmer for $25.44 and wax applicator sticks $4.09.

    12. An anti-fog mirror that uses simple science so you can shave your face or those hard-to-reach places in the shower.


    You simply hold the mirror under the hot water of your shower until it's the same temperature as the hot steam for a fog-free shave!

    Promising reviews: "Awesome mirror that hangs in your shower. Yes it does get wet, yes it does fog up, but you simply remove it from the hook (you mount it with a hook and double sided tape) and rinse it off in the shower. Once it gets wet and warm it won't fog up. You can then see what you are doing when shaving and can not only do a better job, but won't cut yourself." —Tibbie

    "BEST MIRROR EVER! I'm a woman so I don't use it to shave my face but there are other places I shave that I can't see without a mirror. Since this mirror isn't suction cupped to the wall and mounted on a hook, I can remove it to help see those hidden spots!Shiroosh

    Get it on Amazon for $12.99.

    13. Tend Skin Care Solution to be your therapist after a traumatizing shaving session. Smooth this on post-shave to dramatically reduce razor burn and unwanted shaving bumps.

    You can also use this before your shave to preemptively fight against irritation.

    Promising Review: "This product is absolutely magical. I have no idea how it works, but it heals razor burns so fast. It also helps with reducing ingrown hairs and healing shaving nicks. If you have been struggling with extreme cases of razor bumps and ingrown hairs, this product is for you." —Colleen Davis

    Get it on Amazon for $13.58.

    You, shocked that you actually shaved your legs without missing a spot or accidentally hurting yourself:

    Walt Disney

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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