How to Make Your Legs Not Itch After Shaving

Updated April 17, 2017

Itchy legs following a recent shaving can be frustrating and aggravating. Scratching at itchy legs after shaving may irritate your skin further and also cause dryness eventually over time. Using a few remedies and techniques at home will help soothe your legs' itchy skin and also improve the overall feeling of your body's skin.

Soak your legs in warm water for at least three to five minutes before shaving. This will allow your skin's follicles to open and for your skin to relax.

Use shaving gel to protect your skin, lock in moisture and prevent from rash, irritation or bumps on the skin.

Add lotion for dry skin after you shave your legs regularly, each day or every time you shave. This will help reduce your skin's overall dryness and itchiness or irritation.

Rub your legs with an ice cube to instantly help solve itchy sensations and to help stop the urge to scratch. You can also cool down your itchy legs with a cold and wet wash cloth or towel, wiping it over all of the itchy areas on your skin.

Apply baby oil or vitamin E oil to both of your legs after shaving each day to add moisture and help prevent itchy and dry skin. You can also purchase anti-itch cream from a local drugstore which will also help with irritation bumps and razor burn.

Use unscented and natural aloe vera gel to cool your legs and resolve itching and irritation sensations immediately.


Avoid using any scented lotions, perfumes or deodorants on your skin if they are causing skin dryness, bump or itchy areas on your skin. Stick with natural products and ingredients on your skin to prevent any irritation.

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