Normally store bought shaving creams will make you dried out. You don't deserve that. You need nurturing.
So, I tried shaving my legs with straight olive oil for a while. The results were mixed. Although my legs were so soft after shaving, it took a long time to shave. The oil clogged the razor blades, and the bathtub basin became too slippery.... I almost fell several times.
I revisited the Oil Cleansing Method website for ideas and inspiration. I wanted something I could put on my skin that would help with the damage of a razor, but also be easy to deal with. My solution was so simple: mix 1 part olive oil with one part castor oil. Get this, castor oil is a lot thinner that olive oil and has cleansing properties.
So buy the following:
Caster Oil (at Walgreens or CVS)
Pumping canister (as in the image)
Mix 8 oz of Castor Oil with 8 oz Olive oil
add 2 drops of essential oil: lavender, rosemary or tea-tree oil (all have cleansing properties)
pour into a bottle you can easily pour or pump from (photo above)
Pump a small amount into your hand (the size of a nickle) and smooth over one leg and then shave as usual
So shaving with oil feels weird, but really... foam is for morons... its full of chemicals you don't need. I use this exact mixture to clean my face every morning and night... and I never have any skin issues.
Shave without creams or foams ladies and see how beautiful your skin can be!
Do it, what can it hurt?