Advertisement

Do I need to use a special shaving gel if I have sensitive facial skin?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Talk with your dermatologist for advice on which shaving gel might be right for you if you have sensitive skin. Shaving gel softens the hair on your face for easier removal and may also have a moisturizing effect. Many shaving gels are gentler on the skin than regular soaps. You can find different varieties that contain moisturizers, vitamins, and botanicals.

 

Continue Learning about Men's Beauty & Personal Care

What can a man do for his skin to reduce the signs of aging?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Men can help reduce the signs of aging by using sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of ...
More Answers
Should men use lip care products?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Men should use a lip balm with sunscreen to protect their lips from sunburn, skin cancers, and e...
More Answers
Can I use my wife's facial mask?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Whether or not you need a facial mask depends on your skin type and what sort of skin problems y...
More Answers
Can I use my wife's moisturizer?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
You can probably use your wife's moisturizer, if you have similar skin types. If you have sensit...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.