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What is shaving cream?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Shaving cream is a product that creates lubrication for a wet shave. Shaving cream moistens the skin and softens your beard hairs for a smoother shave. Shaving creams may be better than shaving foams for men with dry or sensitive skin, since they provide more lubrication. Talk to your dermatologist about which shaving product is right for you.

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