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What, if anything, can you do to prevent razor burn?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Prevent razor burn

Wash area with hot soapy water; rinse with hot water (helps soften hairs and removes dead skin cells); use razor with sharp blades (dull blades drag & irritate); lubricate area with shaving gel/foam to help razor glide; rinse thoroughly with warm water, then cool/cold to soothe skin; apply aloe vera gel (cools and helps heal razor irritation).

In brief: Prevent razor burn

Wash area with hot soapy water; rinse with hot water (helps soften hairs and removes dead skin cells); use razor with sharp blades (dull blades drag & irritate); lubricate area with shaving gel/foam to help razor glide; rinse thoroughly with warm water, then cool/cold to soothe skin; apply aloe vera gel (cools and helps heal razor irritation).
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Eleanor Host
Family Medicine

In brief: Some suggestions

You can these: first, make sure you are using a sharp razor (they dull quicker when wet, so try to store outside of the shower); secondly, try scrubbing the area to be shaved beforehand.
This will scrape off the dead skin cells so they won't clog your pores. Third, try a sensitive skin shaving cream.

In brief: Some suggestions

You can these: first, make sure you are using a sharp razor (they dull quicker when wet, so try to store outside of the shower); secondly, try scrubbing the area to be shaved beforehand.
This will scrape off the dead skin cells so they won't clog your pores. Third, try a sensitive skin shaving cream.
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