5 Secrets to a smooth & silky shave

I'll never forget the first time I shaved my legs. I was already 13 years old because my Dominican mom had this strange rule that I couldn't shave my legs until I officially hit puberty. By then all my friends from school were already rocking smooth, hairless legs while I (the only Latina in the group of coarse!) was sporting knee-length skirts that revealed all those embarrassing pelitos. Anyhow, I've been shaving my legs ever since--not waxing. Despite what some people might say, you can still get super smooth legs all with the help of a razor!

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Being a woman takes patience, time and money. I already like to splurge on professional blowouts, mani/pedis and bikini waxes, there's absolutely no room in my schedule or budget for frequent leg waxing too. So to make my life a little easier, I just shave. I do such a great job, most of my friends swear I get my piernas waxed. But no chica, there's a fine art to leg shaving. Here's how I keep my legs silky, smooth every single time!

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Johanna is the beauty and fashion staff writer at MamásLatinas and obsessed with all things beauty and fashion. She is a proud Dominicana and was born and raised in Queens, NY.

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