Shaving Mustache Woman: How-to and Expert Tips - Jill

BY LUBNA WAHAD

Published: August, 2022

shaving mustache woman

Vellus hairs on some areas of the face are darker than the rest of the facial hair. It may look like a 'stache or beard, which no woman wants to see on her face. Shaving has emerged as a possible solution to 'the 'stache' problem. It is a beauty solution that removes fuzz and dead cells and delivers sleek-luminous skin. The question here is how to do it the right way. This article will discuss how this magical shaving wand can be utilized to its full potential to get the best possible result for a shaving mustache woman.

How To Shave Mustache Women?

Shaving with the proper techniques can do wonders to the skin. The process is easy but needs a little practice before one gains perfection and starts doing it the right way. The techniques are learnable and can be quickly introduced into one's shaving regimen. The 3 C's of shaving is a clean and hygienic practice that prevents the risk of infection and inflammation. Here's a breakdown of the shaving process in five simple steps.

Step 1: Prepare Your Skin

Never start shaving before preparing the skin. Facial skin is delicate and continuously exposed to dirt and pollution, building up a layer of dead skin cells. Clean the hands with a handwash, and then wash the face with a mild foaming cleanser that doesn't make the skin dry. This step is crucial to ensure the face is free from bacteria, impurities, and makeup products.

Step 2: Use a New Blade

Shave with a blade designed for facial hairs and not the body. Ditch the used razors and get a new one every time before shaving. There's a high probability of bacteria and gunk hanging out on the used ones. Using an old razor can introduce bacteria into open pores, causing infection. Dr. Dray, a dermatologist, mentions that using dull or dirty blades increases the chances of nicks, cuts, and ingrown hairs.

Step 3: Apply Shaving Gel or Essential Oil

Applying shaving gel or essential oil makes the skin shave-ready. Some prefer dry shaving but don't do it as it increases the chance of nicks, cuts, and irritation. It also stops the skin from receiving the maximum benefits of exfoliation via shaving. Don't pour the product; use enough to cover the skin to help the razor glide. Shaving gels are hydrating, preventing the skin from getting dry and flaky.

Step 4: Pull the Skin Taut and Shave the Mustache

Don't shave with one big full stroke; make it short and light. Feather touch is the best way to describe the amount of pressure one needs to apply to get the best results. Pull the skin taut with one hand and shave with the other. Tilt the razor at a 45-degree angle, and make short and light strokes in the direction of growth to remove the ‘stache. Pull the lips together and press them tightly while shaving around the midline groove on the upper lips.

Step 5: Rinse and Moisturize

Gently wash the face with plain water, and don't use any harsh chemical-based cleanser aftershave. Apply a mild and alcohol-free moisturizer or any skin care product while the face is still damp. The skin is now ready to receive all the goodies from the skin care products. Shaving exfoliates the skin and removes dead cells leaving a glowy tint on the face. Sensitive skin should avoid any product post shaving that can irritate their skin. Avoid any makeup application immediately aftershave.

Expert Tips For Shaving Your Mustache Woman

Shaving is no rocket science; it easy to learn and practice. Here are some tips from an expert that can help achieve smooth shaving results.

  • Exfoliate before shaving to remove bacteria and fungus resting on the skin surface.
  • Dab the skin with a warm and wet towel to soften the hair follicles for a gentle shave.
  • Mustache hair grows downwards, so shave in the direction of growth and not against it.
  • Wash the razor after every two to three strokes.
  • Avoid shaving the same area over and over again.
  • Never use too much oil or shaving cream because it may get difficult to hold the skin taut while shaving.
  • Don't apply the soap-water mixture to the face because it leads to dryness.
  • People with razor bumps should avoid shaving until it improves.
  • People with active infection or acne should not shave.

Conclusion

Shaving has three stages– Pre-shave, shave, and post-shave. Each step depends on one another for a result free from side effects. It’s as easy as prep, shave, and nourish. Preparing the skin does half the job and minimizes the risk of nicks, ingrown hairs, and infection. Skin needs a hygienic treatment, so using a new blade every time is crucial. Use mild skin care products aftershave to avoid redness or inflammation.

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