Facial hair? Sometimes it is irritating and sometimes it is an attraction. Well most of them especially men find it difficult to shave their facial hair. They end up with razor burn and razor bump. It is irritating because most of them are not aware of the techniques and methods of shaving. You can get better results if you have the patience to follow each step carefully which helps you to have a clear shave. How to shave your face?
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How Should You Shave Your Face?
Your face is the first thing people notice after shoes. So by a little effort and care, you can get better results. Use good shaving cream and moisturizer which can make shaving easy and it also improves your skin health. What are the most important things to keep in mind while you shave facial hair?
Wet the Beard
Make sure that your beard is thoroughly wet which avoids razor burns and rashes. Wet beard becomes weak and it becomes easy to cut and shave the hair. Shaving after a shower can help as the beard is wet. You can also use moist cloth on your beard after washing it with water. Always remember that applying shaving cream on a dry face can lead to razor burns and rashes. So make sure that your beard is wet and then begin to apply shaving cream for better results.
Good Quality Shaving Cream
A good shaving cream gives out less lather when you apply which is not seen in the case of using a cheap local brand. It also gives out rich creamy lather that the other brands. It is due to the presence of lubricants and moisturizers. The main purpose of shaving cream is to provide moisture which helps in the smooth movement of the razor blade while shaving. It also results in a long lasting razor blade. So make sure you leave the shaving cream on the face for at least one or two minutes to moisturize the beard before shaving.
Always use a brush which has bristles. This will help you to raise the hair for a proper cut. Apply cream on the face in circular motion and raise the facial hair with the help of the brush. It helps you to create rich creamy lather which keeps your skin smooth and it also removes the dead skin cells resulting in healthy skin.
Keep Changing the Brushes
Be sure to change the blade after every ten shaves. Depending on the toughness of your beard you have to use sharp blade which helps you to cut more effectively. This avoids skin rashes and razor burns. Always use hot water to clean your blade. This removes the waste accumulated from the previous shave, if you shave every day, it is better to change blades every one week. Do not use brushes which are not sharp as it can cause razor burn and skin irritation which makes your skin look ugly? Use a good quality razor to avoid such problems.
Shave It in a Proper Way
Move across the skin slowly by not pressing the razor. It can lead to razor bumps, burns, and skin irritation. Start with the sides and then the chin. Make sure your beard is wet and don’t forget to apply the cream on the areas where you need to shave. Use the brush in a proper way by raising the facial hair. Aftershave makes sure to cleanse the razor as it can have dead cells which make it dull.
Clean and Soothe
Always clean your razor and soothe your skin with warm water. After this process, use moisturizers and after shave lotion for better skin health.
Never be hurry. Take your time and relax because you are more likely to cut your skin when you move your blade very fast. Do not press or rub the shaving cream with your hand. Always use a brush and shave very gently.
Go to a barber if you are not finding any better results
This depends on your lifestyle. If you are not busy, then better you go to a barber. They are experts, you only have to sit back and relax.
These are some of the important tips to shave your facial hair. This is the most effective method which can avoid skin burns and razor bumps or even skin infections. Make sure to follow all the methods which are mentioned above and use good quality razors and cream. Make it a habit of shaving after a shower.
Be patient enough to see better results and always use lotions after a shave. Pat your brush after each shave but do not wipe it with a towel as it can dull the razor. By taking this into consideration, you can shave happily with better results. HAPPY SHAVING!