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If you want to avoid bumping and irritation, and attract ladies with your scent, follow these simple rules for splashing on aftershave.
Step 1: Shave and rinse
Shave and then rinse your face and neck with warm water to wash off the soap or shaving cream.
Step 2: Shrink your pores
Rinse your face and neck with cool water next to help close up your pores before you apply the aftershave.
Do not apply aftershave immediately after you have finished shaving since doing so might make your skin sore or irritated.
Step 3: Dry your face
Pat your face and neck dry gently with a towel.
Step 4: Choose your aftershave
Choose an aftershave type, such as a soothing balm or an invigorating splash of cologne, based on desired results. If you like a sharp, tingling sensation, choose an alcohol-based aftershave; if you like a cooling sensation, try a lotion- or cream-based aftershave.
Avoid products with perfumes and other unnecessary ingredients if you have sensitive skin. Select aftershaves specially made for sensitive skin.
Step 5: Apply lightly
Squeeze or spray a small amount of aftershave into your palm, rub your hands together, and then apply the aftershave to your shaved area, including your neck. Use only a small dime-sized amount to avoid overdoing the cologne scent -- and get on your way to start the day!
Did You Know?
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