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View Poll Results: how do you remove leg hair?
shave
46
44.23%
depilatory(veet,nair,nads,etc)
5
4.81%
wax at home
1
0.96%
wax at salon(pay for service)
2
1.92%
i dont
45
43.27%
other?
8
7.69%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 104. You may not vote on this poll

how do you remove leg hair?

Old 07-10-06, 08:15 PM
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how do you remove leg hair?

im not sure if i should shave or use a depilatory.i have alot of razors(men and women) lying around i can use.not sure if i should be cheap and shave or buy a depilatory.anyways,heres a poll for you all asking what you do.hope this hasnt been done before.
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Flame thrower...works everytime!
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I just don't look down at my legs... can't tell the difference ..
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I go to hair club and have them transplant it to the top of my head.
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Try Veet Rasera.
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I would just cut close with clippers. Hedge clippers.
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I use a '90s era EpiLady... rips out the hair one-by-one...
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I usually shave everything below the neck but my legs; I don't have much hair on the outsides of my shins where I'd get road rash anyway.
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is this a trick question?
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scrape it off on the asphalt
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Originally Posted by voltman
Try Veet Rasera.
ive looked at that product before.do you use it?whats your experience with it? not a trick question.
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Originally Posted by SDRider
Flame thrower...works everytime!
+1. Or you can do the "Michael Jackson" with a bit of rubbing alcohol and a lighter.
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Hair is much too afraid to grow on my legs.
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Originally Posted by youm0nt
ive looked at that product before.do you use it?whats your experience with it? not a trick question.
It can be good, especially for a first time when theres lots of hair or if you've let it grown out too much between shaves. Razors work great as long as the hair isn't too long, if it is it will take forever and take lots of blades.
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You guys crack me up with your leg hair removal posts. I mean is it really that complicated? Women have been doing it for centuries(okay I don't really know how long) and don't have to ask their friends how to do it. I mean you guys shave your faces, which seems far more complicated and risky than your legs. Once you remove the intial fur, it should be really easy to maintain it with a razor. So what gives?
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I'm surprised no one has mentioned this...

http://www.shaveeverywhere.com/
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Lasers.

Lots of 'em.
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Originally Posted by dsb137
I'm surprised no one has mentioned this...

http://www.shaveeverywhere.com/
OMG, that is f'n hilarious . I gotta get me one of them, the twins get nervous around sharp objects ....

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Originally Posted by dsb137
I'm surprised no one has mentioned this...

http://www.shaveeverywhere.com/
Horrible site. Interesting product.
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wtf is wrong with you guys. seriously. shaving your legs isn't going to make you any faster or provide you with more stamina.
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Originally Posted by schu
wtf is wrong with you guys. seriously. shaving your legs isn't going to make you any faster or provide you with more stamina.
Yeah, but the ladies love it.

Is there any downside to controlled burning? I mean, it would be quick, painless (if you do it right, and I have a lot of experience burning off hair, though mostly eyebrows and arms), and might last a while I dunno. I guess it smells bad, but that's a temporary thing, and it would be outside.
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Originally Posted by dsb137
I'm surprised no one has mentioned this...

http://www.shaveeverywhere.com/
I did not want to install the software needed to see this site but I could see Norelco was involved. I checked Norecos' site and found an epilator device for "gently" pulling the hairs out. Do that for a while and you can nearly stop shaving.
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Originally Posted by schu
wtf is wrong with you guys. seriously. shaving your legs isn't going to make you any faster or provide you with more stamina.

If you don't know what we are talking about, keep your pie hole shut.
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