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3 Common Habits That Cause Shaving Rashes

Shaving rashes also called Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a problem many people experience after shaving, everybody wants to shave the armpits, beards etc in order to remove excessive hair to appear neat. But, when the shaved parts appear dark with rashes, it becomes an issue which could persist if not treated immediately.

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In this article, I'll be sharing with you 3 habits that cause shaving rashes:

1. Using rusted razor or shaving stick

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Using rusted razor blade or shaving stick to shave can cause shaving rashes, because the sharp edges are blunt and may need to used with force, which can result in injuries or irritations.

2. Shaving in the opposite direction of the hair growth

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Shaving in the opposite direction of the hair growth results to forceful pulling of the hair, which also causes rashes in the shaved area.

3. Poor moisturizing

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Before shaving, it is essential to moisturize the beards, armpit, etc with water, soap, olive oil, coconut oil etc to avoid shaving rashes.

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