head shaving using an electrical hair trimmer,
use olive oil rather than machine oil for lubrication. Then
if the oil comes in contact with the skin, olive oil will be
much better for the scalp, especially if there are nicks during
razors are not very suitable for head shaving. They
wear out too quickly.
great head shaving results, Invest in a good hand razor from
a reputable company such as Wilkinson Sword or Gillette and
make sure you always shave with a sharp blade.
starting with a full head of hair, trim it off first using an
electric razor before using a hand razor. Start with the sides
or the back and clip close to the scalp.
reduce the risk of cuts and razor burn when head shaving it
is essential for the hair and the scalp to be thoroughly moist
so that the hair follicles and skin are soft before shaving.
in the shower at the end of a showering session can
make it easier. By then the hair and scalp have been wet for
many minutes. Less shaving cream is also required. Apply the
shaving cream to small areas at a time so that it doesn't melt
away too quickly.
head shaving outside the shower, splash the
hair and scalp with water over a sink or wrap a hot wet towel
around the head for a couple of minutes. Then apply a thick
layer of shaving cream, about a half an inch thick, to the entire
head. Leave for five minutes before starting to shave.
repeat strokes over the same area to minimize the risk of nicks
and razor burn.
the hair growth is at the stubble stage, long strokes covering
several inches may be possible.
the hair is longer, or if it has just been trimmed with electric
clippers, make very small strokes no more than about half an
where the hair is thickest so the blade is at it's best for
the tougher areas. Finish off at the lighter areas.
you start, wet the razor with hot water and make a stroke about
an inch long wherever you decide to start. Subsequent strokes
can then be made from this starting point at the best angle
for cutting close to the scalp and at the base of the hair.
prefer to use a mirror initially until they gain experience
with head shaving. After some time however, many find it more
awkward with one than without one. Shaving by touch comes with
shaving, run the fingers over the scalp so that missed areas
are easily identified. Then carefully go over the area again.
Be careful not to do this more than once or twice to avoid nicks
or razor burn.
the head and dry off.
really speed up the healing process after head shaving for nicks,
apply vitamin E oil to the scalp.
aloe vera gel is very good for soothing distressed skin from
head shaving. It will also add a high shine to the scalp.
sure to allow sufficient time for head
shaving. Rushing may result in numerous nicks and
cuts especially when shaving this part of the body.
prepared initially for a new, strange sensation when head
shaving. The scalp will be very sensitive and even
a soft breeze outside can make the whole body tingle.