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How to Prevent Shave Irritation

Razor burn, dry skin, and ingrown hairs are all results of shave irritation. You don't need to accept it as part of your shave routine! Preventing shave irritation is easier than you may think.     1. Prepare your face with water and pre-shave oil The water doesn't need to be steaming hot - just warm enough to open up your pores. Pre-shave oil stimulates your hair follicles to make the whiskers stand straight up. This makes it easier for your razor blade to cut the hair as close to the skin as possible. It also helps the soap lather better on your skin. 2. Use a shave brush The brush also helps the hair stand up, and gets the...

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