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

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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.

 

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