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Shaving can be an irritating process, literally! Especially for those that have curly hair, yet desire to keep a clean shaven look. Dry shaving is a great shaving alternative for people who have sensitive skin and or who obtain bumps easily. There are 5 simple steps to follow for dry shaving that will help keep shavers bump free.  


Exfoliation insures that the pores on the exposed layers of skin remain clear and free from pore clogging oil and or debris. Clogged pores prevent hair from growing above the top layer of skin, which causes bumps from ingrown hairs.

Dampen The Skin

Dry shaving is an alternative to shaving with shaving cream, and is considered dry shaving because wet products are not used during the shaving process. Therefore i would still suggest the skin and hair are softened with a hot towel before the hair removal process. Babies butt smooth dry shaving can be achieved using the Andis Profoil Lithium Shaver which shaves as close as a razor without the razor burn or irritation.

Determine How Close

Shaving to close could be a culprit to cause ingrown hair bumps for some. Therefore a trimmer such as the Andis T Outliner would be the safest shaving tool suggested because it will leave a very short stubble that helps minimize ingrown hairs. The Andis T Outliner has been the dry shavers personal choice for decades. The Andis Headliner is the best alternative at home trimmer for dry shaving.

Keep a Routine

Consistency with the shaving routine will help maintain bump free shaving. For instance if the Andis Profoil Lithium Shaver creates the ideal closeness of the desired shave, shaving every two days may work best to keep your shaven areas bump free. If the Andis T outliner or Headliner trimmers create the ideal closeness of a shave, you might want to shave every 3-7 days to allow ingrown hairs to be prevented. 

Protect Your Skin

Andis Bumpcare is the perfect exfoliant and skin protecter for the dry shaver. Bump Care helps remove pore clogging debris and helps sooth skin irritations. BumpCare truly makes the shaving process care free and bump free!

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