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Winter Shaving 101: How to Avoid Dry Skin and Irritation
Winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin especially if you're someone who shaves frequently. Already more susceptible to being dry, sensitive and irritated, a freshly shaved face is no-match for what these cold months can bring. Unless, of course, you come prepared to fight a battle your face can truly win.
Here are a few tried-and-true tips to make sure your face remains healthy-looking in appearance all winter as it does in the spring!
Shave at night: Our skin...
Alcohol as a drink. But, definitely not on your face.
Did you know that hikers apply rubbing alcohol to their feet and guitar players to their fingers, to harden their skin? What a great idea if it makes hiking and guitar playing easier!
I’m not convinced; however, that the benefits have the same value when applied to the face. Sure, as a last resort it can disinfect a cut, but there are so many less painful options… right?
Effects of alcohol on the face can include:
- Painful burning
- Darkened skin
Warm Water Makes Your Shave Better. Here's Why!
Warm water is the perfect temperature to get the closest most comfortable shave and here's why!
Water, breaks down the hydrogen bonds that keep hair firm, therefore making the hair follicles fragile or weak and much easier to cut. Warm water activates
Is sheltering in place wreaking havoc on your skin?
Home-schooling, working from home and sheltering-in-place…
All of these scenarios are leading to many more of us struggling to keep our skin from feeling and looking dry. With the bulk of our activities being done in cooler places, our skin’s normal perspiration practice (which naturally moisturizes our skin) become less important. The long term effects of this can quickly make your skin appear older, shaving more painful and if not consistently used, your moisturizer less effective.
Here are a few suggestions that can help! .
Post Shave: Never (Ever) Skip This Step
The 5 Fundamental Keys To Getting A Perfect Shave
Mastering these 5 Key Concepts will insure that you will never have a bad shave again.
Water temperature and moisture is key to getting a great shave. Warm water softens the beard and skin allowing the razor blade to do its job better. The moisture produced is what is needed to make your shaving products work to their maximum potential.
Everyone’s skin reacts to shaving differently. Knowing how ...
Itchy Beard? Not A Problem.
A new beard doesn't come without a price… All you beard growers know what I'm talking about: the new beard itch!
How many of you remember those long days of trying to ignore how itchy your face felt in the beginning? Well, it's safe to say that if you want to grow a beard you'll get this itch, at some point.
Shave Like A Barber
The Spring Shave
If you’re one of those guys that likes to give your face a break from shaving during the colder days, it can definitely make the Spring transition a sensitive one. Here’s how to make your first shave the best of many for the warmer days ahead!
Step1 - The Removal – first remove the bulk of the beard before even thinking about putting a razor to your face… An inexpensive pair of trimmers or clippers will do
5 Shaving Tips You Need To Know For Winter
Cold weather can wreak havoc on your skin. Especially, for parts of the skin that are shaved several times a week or for some, every day. A freshly shaved face is already more susceptible to being dry, sensitive and irritated. And can be no match for what these cold winter months can bring with them. Unless, of course, you come prepared to fight a battle your face can truly win.
Here are several tried-and-true steps: