Tips for Shaving
Mens Skin Care
Starts With the Perfect Shave
Just a few quick and easy tips for shaving will guarantee great results
each and every shave!
Some men may think it is easy to shave their face.
You can usually recognize them can't you?
They are the ones with the little cuts, stubbles, and missed spots.
In all seriousness, it is pretty easy to shave your face provided you follow a few simple steps in this regard.
follow along with these few sure fire shaving tips will guarantee
the perfect shave each and every time.
three yet very simple steps for mens shaving will have you looking your very handsome
best in no time!
get started, shall we?
Preparation is the key to getting a good shave!
(This is the foundation for all the tips for shaving that will give you
the best results!) This means it is best to wash your face
with soap and warm water prior
Washing loosens and softens the 'five o'clock shadow' of
hair that may be present. Additionally, it will make the skin looser
and less resistant to the blade that will be scraping across it.
the skin is too dry and not sufficiently warmed up prior to lathering
it, cuts may end up developing and that is certainly best avoided.
Also, if you already have a large beard, you probably would want to
trim it a little bit. You certainly can't run a razor across areas with
excess hair growth so trimming these regions would be a better idea.
Sometimes, adding a little shaving oil to your facial area and rubbing
it in would be a smart plan as well.
As for the shave itself, you will need to apply a
decent amount of shaving cream to your still warm and damp face.
here is that you will need to use
real shaving cream.
Using lathered soap is often not all that effective and best avoided.
Lather the shaving cream in the palm of your hand and rub it into the
You do not need to use a lot since the excess will be wasted but
you do not want to under lather the area either. You could use a lather
brush if you so desire as well.
When it comes to picking a blade, you
need to pick one wisely. Cheap blades or blades that have been used to
often can often cause unnecessary jagged cuts in the face so avoid
using them at all costs.
Use a new blade and pick one that has a
reputation for quality based on its brand.
As for the actual shaving process, use straight clean strokes in small
areas of the face.
Press lightly and avoid strokes that cover too much
of the mass of the face. To do so will open the door for missing spots
and you probably would not want that at all. Be careful and deliberate
while avoiding being in a rush.
Again, you want to avoid missing areas
and you definitely want to avoid cutting yourself.
After you have finished shaving, wash your face with warm water and
This will clean off the excess and the lather. If you missed any spots
you can go back and shave them.
And adding a little aftershave to
freshen up your face could prove to be a wise move as well.
Following these quick and easy tips for shaving will produce great
results each and every shave!