Question

How to avoid skin irritation

Answer

  • Always shave in the morning when your skin is properly rested. Make sure your skin is properly clean and dry.
  • If your shaver is rechargeable, make sure it is properly charged before you start shaving.
  • Do not shave shortly before exercising. Perspiration may cause irritation on freshly shaved skin. 
  • Start shaving the most sensitive areas. The shaving heads heat up during shaving. Cold shaving heads cause the least irritation. 
  • Make circular movements across the skin with the shaver and do not exert too much pressure 
  • Move the shaver against the direction of hair growth and regularly check if all stubble has been removed with your hand or by looking in the mirror. Do not pass the shaver over the same spot too often. 
  • Apply a lotion or aftershave with little or no alcohol to the skin after shaving. 
  • Clean the shaver properly after every shave.
  • Put the protective cap on the shaver to prevent damage to the shaving heads or dust getting into them.
  • Replace the shaving heads regularly: the sharper the blades, the lower the risk of skin irritation.

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