A Tip For the Man You Love

Here’s a tip on shaving for the man you love:

Use two different types or brands of shavers on alternate days.  For example, use a Fusion one day and a Mach 3 the next.  Each shaver has its own unique friction points on the skin, so using a different razor helps avoid irritation. Using two shavers also helps to prevent the bumps and cuts that tend to appear in the same spots on the face if they use the same shaver every day.

And some shaving cream recommendations:  Kielh’s, Cremo Cream Shave, and Clinique Shave Cream. Kielh’s also has an interesting shaving oil that some men like.

And here’s a tip for you women: surprise your man with a new shaver and some shave cream.  See what he uses, and buy him something different. Some men love to try to try new shavers and creams. Be forewarned, though, that others have their shaving ritual down and don’t want to change it all. But I think both types will appreciate the thought, because most men hate to shave.

Dr. Irwin’s Q & A on putting together an optimal skin care product regimen.

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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