Last Updated on May 19, 2020 by Anselem
HOW TO PROPERLY SHAVE YOUR BEARDS – ZIGIHOW.COM.NG
What is a beard? Beards are the facial hairs that grows on the face, this hairs mostly grows on the faces of men, this occurs when they enter their puberty stage.
Hairs starts sprouting out the sideburn (beside the face) region, under the neck region, and also above the lips (mustache)
So many men don’t know how to properly shave their beards this will result to aftershave reactions such as bumps, rashes or maybe cuts.
Today’s article is about giving you guides on how to proerly shave your beards to have that smooth shave without any side reactions
HERE WE GO:
With proper shaving techniques, Equipments and with post-shaving skincare can help you acquire a nice shave avoiding razor bumps and irritations
Getting a clean close shave requires thoroughly wetting your beards with warm water, you know why?
When ever you take your shower how does your skin feels? Baby soft right? Yea that’s what your beards needs too when ever you want to shave, wetting your beards with warm water, this will make the facial hair/beard soft and moist thereby making it easy for shaving to take place.
Before you start shaving Wet your beards with warm water, warm water opens the skin pores (the hair holes) there by loosening or making the hair weak from the root,this will make it easy to shave off the hairs without any side reactions and irritations.
USE A MOISTURIZER OR A GOOD SHAVING CREAM
After properly wetting your beards the next thing you need to do is apply a quality shaving cream can’t recommend any for now but you can get any of this in reputable pharmacy, make sure this shaving cream has high concentration lubricants such as Aloe vera, coconut oil, almond oil and so on.
You can simply go natural, by combining the mixture of almond oil and olive oil,this will serve as a nice shaving oil you will really love yourself after using this shaving oil.
You can also use aloe vera, it has a high concentration of antibacterial, antioxidant and also Anti-inflammatory properties, and this will really moisten the skin area where you want to shave.
USE A SHARP AND HIGH QUALITY RAZOR BLADES
This is where you should be really careful, shaving the beards really requires a sharp shaving blade, this is to effectively cut of the hairs, you are not only shaving off the the hairs, did you know that when ever you shave your beards you’re also shaving off the top most layers of the skin? Maybe you’re not aware, for you to get a neat shave you need to use a good quality blade and a sharp one.
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SHAVING METHOD & DIRECTIONS
Beards grows downwards and it’s advicable to shave downwards too.
Let’s take for instance the hair grows downwards and you happen to shave your beards upwards, its not advicable because this will make the hairs to change their growth directions this may make the hairs grow backwards into the skin, and this may cause severe painful bumps and irritations.
SEAL OFF YOUR SHAVING PROCESS
At this very point you must have finalised your shaving process, to seal off your shaving process you should apply an after shave balm/cream/lotion/oil.
This Is to moisturize and sooth the shaved area for more smoother look, You can make your own after shave balm, by simply mixing almond oil and rosehip oil, or Olive oil and grapeseed oil or Shea butter and coconut oil, or you can simply apply fresh Aloe vera juice.
For a close shave use one blade razor.
For a more closer shave you can use a double bladed razor.
Always use the mirror while shaving to enable a proper shave.
After shaving splash a cold water on your face to close up the pores.