While specialists suggest in-saloon dermaplaning, you can play it safe when shaving your face at home. Before getting into what could happen when you shave your face, realizing how to do it is truly significant. In contrast to shaving, which should be possible at home with a razor to remove surface-layer peach fluff, dermaplaning includes a dermatologist or clinical esthetician cautiously shave your face with a careful surgical blade to expel hair, peach fluff, and dead skin cells. Fundamentally, shaving is the less expensive, simpler, DIY alternative and dermaplaning is the level up.
But, does women need to shave their faces? Absolutely no. However, according to legend Marilyn Monroe has been shaving her face, and she was a big fan. Shaving face is an old thing. Ladies have verifiably been relied upon to shave everything aside from our faces, which is the reason the hair removal method is somewhat astonishing. What's more, a lot of ladies depend on plain old face razors for disposing of peach fluff on their faces and upper lip.
Ladies, the most important thing to know before going into face shaving process is knowing how to do it properly. It’s crucial because you don’t want to end up with broken, irritated skin, or even with cuts. Always use a sterile razor, on dry clean skin. If you want to switch your depilation creams or face waxing for face shaving, here are few things to know…
HOW TO DO:
- First, wet your entire face to get the hair softer
- Apply a thin layer of cream or gel over the area you’re shaving
- Grab your facial razor and hold it at roughly a 45-degree angle against your skin
- Use short, light strokes, and shave the hair in the direction that it grows, use the other hand to pull the skin
- After finished, rinse and moisturize your face using gentle face wash formulated for sensitive skin.
There is some specialists explaining that shaving is a gentle way of exfoliating, more than other physical exfoliation forms like scrubs, or exfoliation emulsions, which can result in tiny tearing of the skin, because they are too harsh. Make sure that after shaving your face you don’t put any acne product and ingredients like retinols, AHAs, and BHAs should be avoided. Pick only gentle formulated products, because after shaving, the skin is exfoliated, thinner and much more sensitive, and try to wait at least one hour before putting make up.
2. MAKE-UP LOOKS SMOOTHER
Another benefit of shaving is smoother, hairless and exfoliated skin complexion that allows makeup to sit in your skin easier, giving it flawless look. Foundation applies perfectly, without cakey effect. But as I mentioned, you shouldn’t put makeup right away after shaving.
3. SHAVING WILL NOT MAKE YOUR HAIR GROW THICKER
It's a common belief that once you shave your face, your hair starts growing thicker and darker. It’s just not true. Razor blade can’t make you have more hair follicles than you actually have, and it can’t change your natural hair pigment, so your hair will not grow darker as well!
Depending on your routine, but you should not shave your face in the site way than hair grows, because it can make it a bit sharper when they come out.
There are some rules about shaving in order to avoid any not desired results or skin damage. No one who suffers from certain skin conditions as rosacea, active acne, inflamed and sensitive skin should avoid shaving their face. It can lead to potential scarring, spreading bacteria and acne all over the face, and slow the healing process. Once you start to shave your face expect that it’s the process you will probably have to continue to repeat.