What shave is right for your skin?

The first decision when choosing a shave, is it basic, manual razor or electric razor?
Most men start shaving with manual razors to gradually switch to using electric ones, but currently, with all the options we have both for shaving and for trimming hair, electric razors have more and more followers at an earlier age. But…. What type of shave works best for my skin?

Each skin type has its own characteristics and therefore also has a shave that suits it better than others.

  • A normal combination skinYou can use any type of razor, either manual or electric, since you will not have any problem shaving, that is, you must always use the right products for a perfect shave.
  • For sensitive skin prone to irritation, it is best to use electric razors that incorporate the balm option and that also if they can, shave under the shower in order to prepare the skin much better, that the pore is more open and the hair softer in order to minimize irritation.
  • A skin with acne or hairs that become too encystThey should avoid manual razors to avoid breaking the pimples and causing infections. Use an electric razor with a good shaving gel to avoid injuries and irritations.

Once you have decided on the type of shave, Do you know how it should be in each type of razor?

Step-by-step manual razor shaving

For a correct shave, you need to prepare the skin and follow a few steps so that the shave is as shaven and perfect for you.

  1. Prepare the skin. Is better than you shave when you get out of the showeras the hot water will make your pores open and cleaner. In addition, the hair will be softer. If you cannot shave after showering, wash your face with a facial product suitable for your skin type and with hot water.
  2. Apply a shaving product suitable for your skin type. If you are sensitive, products for sensitive skin that make your face does not get irritated, if it is dry, a more emollient product that softens hard hair and moisturizes dry skin, etc.
  3. Circular movements with small massages when applying the product, are essential, as well as letting the shaving product act for a few minutes to penetrate, break the skin, open the pores and soften the hair, facilitating the sliding of the blade.
  4. For a manual shave, the products that go best are foams that are very soft and easy to apply. The gels are also perfect to find that feeling of freshness on the skin. Whatever the product, do not use too much, so as not to jam the blade.

Step-by-step electric razor shaving

It is a comfortable and practical option that does everything for you. It cleans itself, rushes even in difficult areas and takes much less time to shave. This type of shave is dry, so let the skin not be wet when you run the electric machine.

The shaving order is the same as with manual razors, starting on the cheeks, the sides of the fall, the neck and the most complicated areas, but the direction is against the grain, in the opposite direction to hair growth, therefore what you must shave from bottom to top, and on the neck from top to bottom.
After shaving, use a suitable balm or aftershave for your skin type.


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