If you're generally the type of girl who washes her body with shower gel or soap, the easiest thing to do is to use it to shave your legs too, right? Of course it is. Stuff having to buy another product to do the same job.
However, although it might be the easiest route, it isn't the best for you, if one expert is to be believed.
Venus ambassador Dr. Anita Sturnham spoke to the guys over at and explained that using shampoo, shower gel or soap is a big no-no.
"Shampoos, conditioners, and soaps are not designed for shaving...shaving has a naturally exfoliating mechanism of action, so you need to use products that are designed to work in synergy with your razor and improve glide, reduce friction, and the risk of irritation and cuts."
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Find that shaving's a struggle? Shaving foam could actually help with that. The other products aren't designed with shaving in mind.
She explained: "These formulations will coat the hairs, making them thicker and more difficult to shave."
Not only that, but using the wrong products can also make your razor blunt, and even clog it up - and nobody wants that.
So there you have it. Stuck for products? This GLAMOUR writer recommends the because it's perfect for washing and shaving, and it smells delish.