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Do I need to use aftershave when shaving my face and neck?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Applying aftershave to your face and neck after you shave can help to minimize irritation and skin dryness. Shaving can remove the outermost layer of skin, which takes away your face's protective barrier. Aftershave with moisturizer can protect your face and relieve post-shave discomfort. Talk to your dermatologist for more information.

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