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Dove Men+Care How to shave a beard

How to shave a beard, and other grooming lessons

When it comes to grooming and how to shave, a little expertise can help. Six of the most asked shaving questions are answered below.

  • 1

    How to avoid shaving rash:

    The most important thing you can do is shave in the same direction your hair grows. Then, make sure you use a post-shave balm to soothe your skin afterwards. 

  • 2

    How to avoid ingrown hairs:

    Cleansing with a scrub such as Dove Men+Care Deep Clean+ Face Scrub daily will help get rid of dead skin and raise the hair away from the face. Don’t press too hard with your razor when you shave, either – it should glide easily over your face

  • 3

    When should you shave?

    It’s always best to shave after a shower, when the moisture and heat has had time to open your pores and soften your hair

  • 4

    How to keep skin healthy:

    Keeping skin moisturized is key to leaving it healthy after shaving. Look for shaving creams and post-shave balms that replenish the moisture your razor can take away

  • 5

    Should you use moisturizer?

    If you want to keep your skin hydrated and feeling smooth, look for a moisturizer that will help protect your skin from irritation after shaving, like Dove Men+Care Hydrate+ Face Lotion, which instantly leaves skin feeling hydrated

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