Saturday, 12 May 2012

Common Problems with Shaving

Common Problems with Shaving

Problem                                                      Reason                                                        Solution

Shaving Rash                          Ingrown hairs, cutting the tops                    Incorrect shaving technique.
                                             of pimples. Shaving against the                   Not shaving close enough.
                                             hair growth. Infection, - not                         - Correct shaving technique
                                             cleaning the skin.                                        Barrier on skin, Shave Gel
                                                                                                               or Shave Oil. Hot blade.
                                                                                                               Cleanse and moisturise.

Razor Burn/Grazing                  Stripping the skin with harsh                       Products - Shave Creme,
                                               products. Over shaving.                              Shave Gel or Shave Oil.
                                               Blunt razor.                                                Correct shaving technique.
                                                                                                                Calm the skin after shaving -
                                                                                                                After Shave Balm
                                                                                                                to protect and heal the skin.

Dry Skin                                  Incorrect product use - alcohol                      Do not use foams
                                              based. Cologne directly on                            on the skin. Shave with
                                              shaved skin. No protection                           Shave Oil or Shave Creme.
                                              after shaving/moisturiser.                           Moisturise after shaving
                                                                                                                and the After Shave Balm.

Ingrown Hairs                         Incorrect shaving technique.                          Correct shaving technique -
                                             Shaving against the growth.                           growth - stroke - hot cleanse
                                             Bacteria build up on the skin.                         before shaving to prevent
                                                                                                                 bacterial infection. Product
                                                                                                                 Creme, Oil or Gel. Scrub
                                                                                                                 1-2 x a week. Moisturise.

Sensitive Skin                          Harsh products.                                           Eliminate harsh products.
                                              No protection.                                             Use Shave Creme or Shave
                                                                                                                Oil. After Shave Balm

Course Beard                         Genetics.                                                      Cleanse to soften the hair.
                                            Missed areas.                                                Scrub 1-2 x a week. Small
                                            Shaving against the growth.                           shaving strokes, clean, hot
                                                                                                                blade. Shaving products -
                                                                                                                Shave Oil + Shave Creme
                                                                                                                Moisturise to keep hydrated

Quick Regrowth                    Incorrect shaving technique.                           Correct shaving technique to
                                           Not shaving close enough.                               get a closer shave.
                                                                                                                Shave Creme, Oil or Gel.
                                                                                                                After Shave Balm.
                                                                                                                Cleanser, Face Scrub and
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