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#1 This is my name

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Posted 10 March 2014 - 04:25 PM

I have the problem where I often get acne right on my upper lip after I shave. I use a beard trimmer to shave around my mouth because I have a beard and I get errant hairs growing around my mouth. It seems that whenever I shave/trim these small hairs around my mouth and lips that I get pimples soon after. I don't know what to do to alleviate this situation. The acne is always right on my lips and it sucks so if someone could help then I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks!

 

 



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Posted 20 March 2014 - 07:20 AM

Hey bro... looks like you and i have similar problems..

in my opinion .. there are a few things you gotta take care of :
1 - do u have a good blade/razor/trimmer? if not , u should probably consider something better...

2 - is it your own? i know, i know... but some people use their dad's razors and stuff... its a cause for irritation.. 

 

Some other stuff...

You may not be using aftershave... aftershave closes ur pores 

If you have dry skin, you should consider getting aftershave lotion or balm that doesnt have alcohol (drying agent for hair and skin)

do you go against the grain? if you do, make sure you apply your shaving cream again before doing so.. giving the cream a minute to set in helps too.. especially if you have sensitive skin... dont be very forceful without strokes and avoid going over whiteheads...

Shaving cream : very important.. there are many types and all... soap, cream, gel, what- not..

make sure u got something else... if all else fails... and if you dont ever want a moustache or a beard, consider gettin electrolysis hair removal or something... 



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Posted 23 August 2014 - 01:15 AM

Better to avoid shaving. Choose Laser Hair Removal Treatment for unwanted hair. it is permanent hair removal method. Better to consult dermatologist as soon as possible for pimples.






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