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Do shaving products that foam give a closer facial shave?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Though you might prefer a nice, close shave, choosing shaving products that give the closest possible shave shouldn't be your goal, especially if you have sensitive skin. Getting a close shave increases the risk for nicks and skin irritation, which can be significant in some men. If you aren't sure what shaving products are best for your skin, talk to a dermatologist.

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