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Shaving techniques that reduce cuts and bumps (Shaving)
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Shaving techniques that reduce cuts and bumps

Preventing razor burn is relatively simple if the final few passes on your face with the razor are done with the grain, rather than against it. The strokes of the razor blade actually influence the direction that the new hair will grow. So, it’s a good idea to "reset" the grain of your beard by ensuring the final few strokes are done with the grain. You may also want to consider exfoliating your skin prior to shaving to help reduce the formation of ingrown hairs. Soothe and restore hydration to your just-shaved skin with either a moisturizing gel or lotion; one that provides sun protection is even better.

Remember to replace your blades or disposable razors regularly - the frequency will depend on how often you use them. Using a razor with multiple blades not only cuts down on the number of strokes needed, but it also reduces the potential for irritation to occur - razors have now expanded up to five blades! Take shaving to the next level by using razors with indicator strips that are infused with aloe, vitamin E, and natural oils - the strips fade from blue to white to let you know when it’s time for a replacement. This new feature takes away the guesswork and helps you to consistently achieve optimal shaving results.