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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