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Do you need shaving cream to shave your pubic hairs?

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Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology
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In brief: It helps

Shaving cream allows the razor to glide over the skin and reduces the chance of razor cuts.
So using shaving cream is helpful especially for thick hair.

In brief: It helps

Shaving cream allows the razor to glide over the skin and reduces the chance of razor cuts.
So using shaving cream is helpful especially for thick hair.
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dr. Bob Ourian
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: A/w Dr. Ourian

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.

In brief: A/w Dr. Ourian

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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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