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The Surprising Food You Can Use to Shave Your Legs

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While we typically reach for shave gel, we recently heard about another option for those times when the canister's empty. Here's the deal.
Related: All the Types of Hair Removal, Ranked 2016-02-12-1455302011-5991495-pb_647.jpg © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-02-12-1455302011-5991495-pb_647.jpg What you need: Creamy peanut butter and a new razor.
What you do: In the shower, apply a very thin layer of peanut butter to your legs and shave as usual. Heads up: You'll have to rinse out the razor pretty thoroughly every few swipes, as the blades get clogged easily.
Why you might try it: If you don't have your normal gel lying around, peanut butter works shockingly well, as its high oil content is extra-hydrating. Since it's kind of a mess, we wouldn't recommend it as a primary hair-removal tool, but in a pinch it certainly does the job.
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