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

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

moretti11

Made the switch (shaving related)

Recommended Posts

Hi all, I haven't posted in years and thought this would be the proper place for some feedback and advice.
I have extremely sensitive skin and thick facial hair. I've been using a safety razor for the last couple of years. I like a very close shave. I go with with and against the grain to try to achieve that.
The drawback...I often get nicks and the process TAKES A LONG TIME.

I noticed that the Gillette Sensor Excel was highly recommended, so I made the switch. Shaving is more comfortable, especially the corner neck areas due to the pivoting head of the blade, and above all else...it's FASTER.
BUT, a day after shaving with the new razor, I broke out around the sides of my face and chin area. The acne is small, but still...PIMPLES, damn it! =[

Does my face need to get used to the new blade or is this going to be happening every time I shave with this particular 2 blade razor? Can this be prevented?

To be honest, I have been making more passes to get a closer shave. I really enjoy this way of shaving, but sad at the acne it's caused.

ALL INSIGHT AND ADVICE IS WELCOME. PLEASE HELP!

Thank you!

Link to post
Share on other sites

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


×