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Say Goodbye to Shaving Irritations

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How can I prevent and alleviate face irritation caused by shaving?

Say Goodbye to Shaving Irritations

Shaving can be a pain—literally. Many men have a problem with skin inflammation on the neck and face after shaving (folliculitis). Some irritations are so bad that men are forced to shave only once every six days; this is the only way to keep the occurrence of irritation at a minimum. This doesn't, however, generally leave enough time for the face to heal completely. Folliculitus is a common problem but there are things that you can do to help the situation.Trim your face with an electric razor before using a regular razor. Try to exfoliate with a mild pre-shave exfoliator. Then, use a rich, lubricating shave cream that utilizes silicone technology,to prevent irritation. Once you have finished shaving put a warm, moist towel on the face immediately followed by a cold one—this can help pores to close. Alleviate burning by applying ice cold aloe gel (refrigerate before using).

   

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