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Is it ok to shave my face with dry skin if I am in a hurry?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The best way to shave without causing irritation is to thoroughly wet your beard first with warm water and use a shaving cream or gel to moisten the skin and soften your beard hairs. Shaving with a non-electric razor when the skin is dry is likely to irritate your skin and cause razor burn. Talk to your dermatologist for more information.

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