Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...

Hey guys,

This is something I've thought of recently. I know that you should not use scrub after shaving, as your skin will get irritated, but is there are rule about not using cleansers (face soaps)?

My logic is: razor is dirty, and shaving cream is probably not designed for acne either, so cleansing it all off afterward should help. I of course use the "After Shave Balm for Sensitive Skin", after I've shaved and cleansed my face.

Few minutes later when it all dries up I apply differin gel, 5 minutes later my moisturizer, and then go to bed, so 'dry skin' shouldn't be an issue.

My main question is:

1) is it alright to use cleanser after shaving? (It's like this 'face soap'... logically I don't think it should irritate, but I don't know)

I would also like to know:

2) is it alright to use Differin Gel after shaving?

The thing is, my acne is generally too random to tell unless I'll be doing it for like half a year each....

Thank you!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes


×