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Personal Grooming
  • by Havells India
  • September 9, 2019
  • Personal Grooming

Tips for Shaving Facial Hair for Men

Shaving facial hair is the routine job for all the men. Every day, the process needs to be repeated to get ready and to feel good. However, it’s not every day that you feel great about it. There are many incidences when you find red bumps, feel that burning sensation or itchiness after shaving. Though you have seen your father grooming himself since childhood, and you believe that you’re good at shaving. It is easier said than done. To ease your job, given below are simple tips which can help you to get a smoother, better and closer shave.

How to Shave Your Facial Hair?

 Hydrate Your Hair and Skin

To reduce nicks, cuts, and irritation while shaving, it is important to hydrate your skin and hair first. You can also shave just after taking a shower, or even in the shower. Hydrating softens your hair and skin, thus, making it easier for the shaver or razor to glide over the skin. For better results, you can use a scrub or face wash to remove oil, dirt, and dead skin before shaving.

Apply Shaving Cream

Using a circular motion, apply a shaving cream or gel with your fingers or a shave brush. It will help to lift the hair, thus, improving shaver glide. Let the shave gel or cream sit for 2 to 3 minutes. More so if you have thick facial hair, it will penetrate your skin while softening the hair. This will make it easier for you to shave and also protect against skin irritation.

Shave with a Clean, Sharp Razor/Shaver

If you’re using a razor, you must know that you need to replace the cartridge after every 6-8 shaves. It must be sharp, smooth and clean for the best shaving experience. On the other hand, if you’re using an electric shaver, you are in better hands because it is long-lasting. Shave in the direction that your hair grows to prevent razor bumps and burns.

Rinse after Each Swipe

The key to smooth shaving experience lies in frequent rinsing of the blades. In fact, don’t swipe again and again over the same area without shaving cream as it can cause irritation.

Shave both with and against the Grain

Since facial hair can grow in different directions so it’s better to shave both with and against the grain in your routine. Shave in the direction that feels most comfortable.

Rinse your Face with Cold Water after Shaving

To reduce inflammation, rinse your face with cold water after shaving. Pat it dry. Then apply a moisturizer or aftershave which helps to close your pores and hydrates your skin.

Using these simple tips, you can always attain a smooth shave without causing bumps, cuts, burns or irritation. If you want a hassle-free shaving experience, try out the amazing range of Electric Shavers by Havells. Crafted using the state-of-the-art technology, these shavers are made to perfection to give the utmost experience while shaving your facial hair. Click here to know more!

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