Shaving Tips for Sensitive Skin for a Happier, Healthier Face

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Tips for shaving sensitive skin

Shaving can be painful for those with sensitive skin, but it doesn’t have to be. With these sensitive-skin saving tips you’ll be on your way to a happier, healthier face.

Did you know?

75% of men shave their face every day
15% of men don’t shave due to discomfort from shaving
1% of men enjoy their daily shave, while
99% treat it as an annoying chore.

  1. Always Stay Sharp – Using a sharp and clean blade gives you a smooth, easy shave and reduces bacteria that can lead to irritation
  2. Avoid Irritating Ingredients – When purchasing cleaners, toners, aftershaves, and moisturizers, avoid alcohol, fragrances, and dyes.
  3. Prepare Your Skin – Spend 2-3 min preparing your skin with warm water or a warm, moist towel to soften skin and hair follicles. Follow up with shaving oil before applying shaving cream.
  4. Apply a Numbing, Cooling Shaving Cream – Use a shaving cream with lidocaine to gently cool and numb the skin for a smoother, less irritating shave.
  5. Be Gentle – Practice proper technique by applying light blade pressure and shaving in the direction of the hair growth. Gently pull your skin taut, but don’t stretch it.
  6. Post-Shave Cool-Down – Choose an aftershave formulated for sensitive skin. Keep it in the fridge to make the application extra refreshing!
  7. Moisturize – There’s nothing worse than irritated, sensitive skin, especially if it’s also dry. Keep your skin’s moisture barrier replenished by following each shave with a fragrance-free moisturizer.

Shaving Sensitive Skin Doesn’t Need to be Painful

Shaving can be painful for those with sensitive skin, but it doesn’t have to be. This discomfort can be caused by many things, including improper shaving technique or dull blades.

Face Skin Care’s sensitive skin shaving tips will help you discover a happier, healthier face.

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