Strawberry legs is essentially where the hair follicles on your legs become visible after shaving, but if you switch up your post-shaving routine then you can prevent the spots from occurring to keep your legs looking smooth and polished.
TikTok account REN Clean Skincare shared a video filmed by one expert, who revealed the secret to ensuring strawberry legs is a thing of the past.
Sharing a picture of what strawberry legs looks like, they say: “Do your legs look like this after shaving? This is called strawberry legs and I’m going to show you two ways on how to fix it.”
The skincare expert explained that while the condition can be genetic, it usually occurs from a build-up of keratin or bacteria on the skin.
“While it can be genetic, strawberry legs can help from a build up of keratin or bacteria, resulting in visible hair follicles,” they explain.
“Chemical and physical exfoliation are the best, most-effective and non-invasive options to reduce the look of strawberry legs.”
Sharing how to keep strawberry legs at bay, they advised investing in a physical exfoliant like a body scrubs as it “helps to slough off dead skin cells and reveal fresher skin”.