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Ingrown hairs

Philips Norelco: CareTouch Shaver

Philips Norelco: CareTouch Shaver

Philips Norelco created an electric shaver that caters to the population of men who struggle with ingrown hairs. They did this by recognizing that the lift-cut system used in many electric shavers and razors to guarantee a super-close shave was actually a primary cause of this irritation. So, they saw a need and chose to be [...]

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Anthony: Ingrown Hair Treatment

Anthony: Ingrown Hair Treatment

Pesky, unsightly ingrown hairs are always a challenge to keep under wraps. But as you can see, there are tons of products on the market that are looking to help! This Ingrown Hair Treatment by Anthony has Glycolic, Salicylic and Phytic acids that are used to help peel, heal and lighten the affected areas of [...]

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Make your aftershave balms work better!

Make your aftershave balms work better!

Through a series of emails from readers regarding razor burn and ingrown hair issues, I’ve quickly come to realize that many of us are relying too heavily on post shave products to prevent these problems… Of course I am a fan of razor burn and ingrown hair treatments; however, nothing beats first knowing how to properly shave [...]

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Here’s why you get ingrown hairs!

Here’s why you get ingrown hairs!

Ingrown hairs are the result of the hair growing back into the skin. Why do so many men (and women) suffer with this? Let me help shed some light on this.  But first, I need to establish that knowing the correct way to shave (See: Quick & Classic Shaving & Video: How to Shave)  is the #1 step to [...]

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Grooming Myths… Answered!

Grooming Myths… Answered!

      I get questions from my clients all the time that seem to always fall back on these common grooming myths. So here are the REAL answers! ——————————————— If you shave it, it grows back faster – FALSE - The practice of shaving an area, any area, in hopes of speeding up the [...]

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Bump Patrol: Maximum Strength Aftershave

Bump Patrol: Maximum Strength Aftershave

Bump Patrol is one of the leading shaving brands in the drugstore market that is specifically geared toward men who struggle and are concerned with shaving irritation. I’ve tried several of their products and decided to review their Maximum Strength Aftershave first. Since there are so many men that struggle with ingrown hairs, it’s good [...]

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Save the Badger!

Save the Badger!

Whisker Lifter Shaving Brush by Anthony [...]

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WAHL 5-Star “Super Close” Shaver Shaper – Too close for comfort?

WAHL 5-Star “Super Close” Shaver Shaper – Too close for comfort?

WAHL has been around for a very long time making superior grooming tools. And this one – WAHL 5-Star “Super Close” Shaver Shaper, is certainly no exception. However, I have been receiving a great deal of feedback from readers who have experienced irritation in the form of ingrown hairs after their barbers used this tool on them. Of course, based on their YouTube video of [...]

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Eshu: Pre-Shave Oil

Eshu: Pre-Shave Oil

So you have the thick versions of pre-shave oil and then you have the thin ones. This pre-shave oil by Eshu, easily falls in between both consistencies. The choice of oil is native to Australia – Blue Cypress, and is finished off with very subtle ingredients like Australian Sandalwood, Lavender and Tea Tree oil. Even [...]

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Do black men need their own shaving products?

Do black men need their own shaving products?

I get asked this question a lot, and for good reason! Men of color are always in search of finding a solution to the ever growing problem of ingrown hairs and darkened complexions from shaving. So the question is definitely warranted! Is there a perfect product that will make these woes disappear? Unfortunately, no. But the answer [...]

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