After shaving, my skin becomes more irritated than usual. What can I do?


To avoid irritation, ensure that your skin is clean, entirely dry and free from grease. Furthermore, make sure that you move the appliance in the proper direction (against the direction of hair growth) and that you hold it at the proper angle (the shaving head should be at a 70-degree angle to your skin). Make sure that the integrated trimmer and the shaving foil are fully in contact with the skin. Do not press the appliance too firmly onto the skin, as this may cause irritation.
Check if any part of the shaving head (or precision trimming head, if available) is broken. Replace the shaving head with an original Philips shaving head if it is broken.

To relax the skin, we advise that you apply a mild and alcohol-free moisturizing cream immediately after, or a few hours after shaving, depending on what is better for your skin. If you have very sensitive skin, a certain amount of irritation is unavoidable.
If the irritation lasts longer than 3 days, we advise that you consult a doctor.

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