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Reducing irritation when shaving is the name of the game when it comes to acne. If you are acne-prone and do not want facial hair, it is best to shave every day using a 2-blade razor and a non-pore-clogging shaving cream/gel/foam.

Tip: Using a gentle facial cleanser in place of shaving cream/gel/foam will provide just as good of a shave and will eliminate the chance of clogged pores.
 

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