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What is shaving gel?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Shaving gel softens hairs to make it easier to remove them with your razor. Gels create a lubricated surface that your razor can glide over. They tend to be gentler on the skin than soap, and may contain moisturizers, vitamins, and botanicals. Talk with your dermatologist for advice on the right skincare products for you.

 

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