It’s happening, people.
The days are getting warmer and I’m starting to shed my tights and enjoy the sunshine.
I don’t know about you, but I neglect my legs so much during the winter. If I didn’t go to the gym, I’d probably not shave them from September-May.
Some of you might cringe, but when I do shave my legs, I never use shaving cream and don’t moisturise after. Then I complain about having dry, irritated skin. Yes, I’m one of those girls.
This year is going to be different. I’m going to look after my pins this summer. They’ll be soft, silky and ready to be shown of to the world all summer.
Here are 5 commitments I’m going to try and stick to this year to get my legs ready!
1. Love my legs.
Let’s face it, we’re never going to have perfect, air-brushed legs.
I’ll probably miss a patch of hair around my knee, I’m likely to cut my angle and no matter how much I sit out in the sun, my legs just WILL NOT TAN.
Whether it’s orange peel skin, or your hate your knees, you’ve got to remember that everyone has things about their body their not happy with. That’s okay, it’s part of being human.
2. Hair removal.
I personally use a disposable razor to remove unwanted hair. Hair removal cream never works and I’m too wimpy for a wax or epilator.
When I was 14, my sister-in-law bought me my first electric razor. It was a small Babyliss one and I had it for years. It’s probably still at my parents house now in my old room.
While I usually shave in the shower, I love quickly being able to shave if I ever need to on the go so I’ve been looking at some of the electric shavers and trimmers on Tesco to make life a bit easier.
I avoid exfoliating as I’m not a fan of the tiny bits in exfoliators that usually take ages to wash off.
Though to get around this, you can invest in an exfoliating glove and use your shower gel after shaving and just scrub away.
It’s much less hassle and works out cheaper in the long run!
Might be a no brainer for some of you, but if you’re in rush you night not always have time to moisturise.
I like to allow myself plenty of time when getting ready. This is because I’m easily distracted and it’s not uncommon for me to lose about 20 minutes watching YouTube between getting out of the shower and getting dressed.
This time is perfect for moisturising though, as there’s long enough for the product to soak in and dry. I hate putting clothes or tights on when my skin doesn’t feel dry!
There are so many self-tan products on the market now.
I prefer those that build a gradual tan over a few applications than an full on fake tan. It just seems to apply easier and more natural.
What are your summer leg commitments?
Written for Tesco