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What ingredients should I avoid in a shaving gel for my face?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

The skincare products you choose should depend on your skin type. People with sensitive skin may want to avoid certain ingredients such as alcohol, which can be irritating. Check with your dermatologist about the right skincare products for you. To help avoid skin irritation and nicks while shaving, shave your face when the skin is wet, and shave with the hair, not against it. Also be sure your razor is clean and sharp.

 

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