Knowing the correct way to shave will help prevent skin problems like razor bumps, ingrown hairs, skin irritation and pimples caused by shaving.
Dermatologists treat many men whose skin problems stem from shaving. For best results, skin type, hair curliness, skin bacteria and skin irregularities such as acne and scars are some of the factors to consider when shaving.
Anthony Rossi, MD, FAAD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – Weill Cornell Medical College -New York) just helped the American Academy of Dermatology create a proper Men’s Skin Care Tips page for the AAD web site. He made these good points about shaving: