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does applying alcohol before shaving can help prevent acne? does that hurt sensitive skin?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Ouch, Ouch, Ouch: & OUCH !! Alcohol and then shaving - that could sting. No that won't prevent acne. Yes, that might hurt.

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