land down Under

Discussion in 'Women's Shaving' started by dees77, Jun 4, 2014.

  1. dees77

    dees77 Member

    I have successfully shaved my legs and armpits with no error. I'm ready to dive into the lady bits. I'm currently using derby blades and can alternate razors. Any suggestions on how not to cut?
  2. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    Sorry, no advice here. My razor leaves my lady parts alone.
  3. Dapper-in-a-can-man

    Dapper-in-a-can-man and Dad-on-hand

    I would suggest skin stretching. Pull and make the skin a bit tighter and be careful. Go slow and don't move sideways. If you have a little mirror you could use it as a guide as well. You can take Barbasol and clean the glass with to make it fog proof.
  4. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout The Smart Bunny

    I am having impure thoughts.
  5. mickeyobe

    mickeyobe Active Member

    Take out the blades.
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  6. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    I see nothing here about Australia so...

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  7. RaZorBurn123

    RaZorBurn123 waiting hardily...............

    Yeah. From the title I was thinking Australia. My wife would be able to help. Me. I'm out.
  8. mickeyobe

    mickeyobe Active Member

    Come on up here to the northern hemisphere where you don't have to stand upside down to shave. That must be very difficult.

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  9. J_Man

    J_Man right on the Mass border

    I would suggest not to shave there!
  10. dees77

    dees77 Member

    Best response... Non comical:) my spouse will help me first go round. Not in shower but in the bed with all the tools and towels ect.... Thank you
  11. Dapper-in-a-can-man

    Dapper-in-a-can-man and Dad-on-hand

    Of course. Gotta keep it professional for both sides. Good luck and go slow.
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  12. maltedmilk

    maltedmilk Well-Known Member

    Article Team
    Um... there are some discussions over >here<. My wife conducted research, but I do not know which video(s) she found most helpful. If you find a best one or two, you could post them to this thread. You recommendations could help the next lady to ask. That kind of thing is what makes TSD's search box a real gold mine!

    Good luck!
  13. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    Another thought..since this is a sensitive area, you might try a "practice shave" by lathering up & going through the process with no blade in the razor, just to get a sense of technique.
  14. Sassybee

    Sassybee Well-Known Member

    I know your answer is correct because I have done it. I went very slow and did the right stretch the skin technique. I did it with the first injector or razor (real) I ever used. I have used it ever since and have not had but one slight Nick but my fault for speeding up. I love the razor and now looking for another. Just coming back after a long hiatus.
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  15. Zykris

    Zykris Well-Known Member

    As someone who tidies up a bit in that area, slow is definitely needed. Not to many passes and a light touch. I usually don't have any problems with irritation or otherwise. Nicks do happen on occasion. Skin stretching is also a bonus to make a more flat surface for the blade to glide.
  16. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    Nice to see you again @Sassybee

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