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Can you tell me how you stop or get rid of little white scars on my neck from shaving?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Might be ingrown: hairs?? Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving.

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