Shaving regularly isn’t just for men, and we all know it. Yet, where we have differences is what we call skin types. Some are sensitive and some are not. For those who have won the sensitive type of skin, it is not always an advantage as it gets a lot of problems when it comes to skin care. The sensitive type of skin is the skin the you have to try million times to get it right, trial and error kind of routine on every skin problem occurs.
Shaving is a big part of skin problem. Some gets some itchiness, rashes, and other marks as an allergic reaction or probably just the skin reacting to the solution.
Ever felt itchy after shaving?
Ever felt itchy after shaving? Oh yes, I’ve got same problem the first time I shaved my legs! It was like I’m cursed! I didn’t know what’s going on, didn’t understand what happened, so I researched books, beauty magazines, and internet then. Found out that sensitive skin are prone to that reaction. It was really a horrible feeling! So if you’re having the same problem whether you’re a guy having same reaction shaving your mustache or goatee, or a girl on shaving legs or underarm just keep reading to find out how NOT to suffer on that skin reaction again!
3 Major Shaving Tips for Sensitive Skin
Here are the 3 Major Shaving Tips for Sensitive Skin that I wish would help resolve sensitive skin problems when shaving. It does help me, so I hope it would help you too.
Leave your skin wet or damp for 10-15 minutes before shaving. This is to make your skin ready for the shaving. The water softens your skin and making it not resistive when shaving the hairs too softens and makes it easier to shave.
Use shaving cream. Using shaving cream helps a lot conditioning your hairs before shaving them off. Aside from the hairs it does softens the skin as well.
TIP: If you don’t have shaving cream or want it cheaper, use a hair conditioner instead. It helps soothes the hair and skin before the shaving action.
Lotion. Use lotion as your after shave, just a tiny dose of lotion to moisturize the skin and balance the skin trauma caused by shaving.
TIP: A mentholated lotion helps or mint oil will help the same with refreshing feeling on your skin. Use only tiny dab amount on your skin(make sure you don’t have allergies on my recommended stuff, take the skin allergy test before using it).
May these three major tips help you to solve the allergic reaction due to shaving. Shaving is part of our lives so let’s make it easier.