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Are electric razors better for facial shaving than safety razors?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

An electric razor may be preferable if shaving with a safety razor irritates your skin. If you decide to try an electric razor, adjust the settings so it does not give you the closest shave possible. If you still have irritated facial skin after switching to an electric razor, talk to a dermatologist.

 

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