Face shaving tips for a coarse or tough beard

If you feel discomfort while shaving, it could be because you are not shaving appropriately for the texture of your hair. There’s no need to bully your beard: The following suggestions will help you get a more comfortable shave.

Wash and hydrate:

Use a face wash or facial scrub to help soften facial hair before you shave. Also, to soften your facial hair and make it easier to cut, hydrate skin with warm water for at least three minutes before shaving.

Gillette Fusion® Hydra Gel Ultra Sensitive Shave Gel defends skin against nicks and cuts while helping soften hair so your razor can comfortably glide for an incredibly close shave.

Try an advanced razor:

Use a multiblade shaving system with blades spaced closer together, such as Fusion5® ProGlide® Manual Razor with Flexball Handle Technology to help reduce pressure on each blade for more comfort and less shaving irritation.

Save the best for last:

Shaving your upper lip and around your mouth at the end of your shave will give the shave gel more time to soak in, further softening your facial hair and making it easier to cut.

Check your blades:

Change your blade when you start to experience tugging or discomfort. Certain razors feature an indicator strip that will change to white when you might no longer be getting an optimal shave.

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