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Best Electric Shavers & Shaving Products for Sensitive Skin

Written by Advice Team on June 24, 2016

Shaving can cause great discomfort when you suffer with sensitive skin, but you don’t need to put up with it any longer. There are a number of electric shavers for sensitive skin available at, including a selection of shaving gels, creams and post-shave balms to help calm and sooth skin for extra comfort.

Pre-shave Products for Sensitive Skin

If you wet shave, shaving with gels or creams that are specially designed for sensitive skin can provide extra skin comfort and prevent irritation. The King of Shaves AlphaGel Shave Gel boasts a Dual Delivery System that helps to protect, moisturise and lubricate your skin as you shave, letting the razor glide smoothly to prevent irritation. Alternatively, the Gillette Fusion Sensitive Skin Hydra Gel works to soften hair and reduce the cutting force as you shave. This prevents razor bumps, all whilst conditioning the skin for lasting smoothness.

If you have a preference towards shaving creams, the Edwin Jagger Aloe Vera Premium Shaving Cream is formulated with organic ingredients to create a luxurious lather for a smooth and comfortable shave. Aloe Vera is known as a soothing and natural ingredient for preparing sensitive skin with properties that help to protect, repair and replenish.

BLOCMEN also offer a solution for sensitive skin, with their range of Pre-shave Powder Sticks. These powder sticks have been designed to reduce shaving burns from your electric shaver, providing a gentle and comfortable shave with no skin irritation. The Aloe Vera Powder Stick soothes the skin for extra comfort. BLOCMEN also have their Original Powder Stick and the Derma Powder Stick available here at All designed to suit sensitive skin types.

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Electric Shavers for Sensitive Skin

Shaving can be uncomfortable for those with sensitive skin, but the Braun CT2cc °CoolTec Electric Shaver has been specially designed to solve this issue. This is the only shaver with Active Cooling Technology, which automatically cools the skin as you shave, minimising skin irritation and razor burn.

Razor burn can be caused by various things; friction, in-grown hairs, and damage done to the skin whilst shaving. Braun °CoolTec helps to prevent this with their SensoBlade technology; blades target and capture hairs growing in different directions, providing a faster shaving experience.

Post-shave Care for Sensitive Skin

You may be using the right products pre-shave and the best electric shaver for sensitive skin to get the job done, but don’t forget to look after your skin post-shave. The Gillette Series Sensitive Balm helps the skin to seal in its own moisture, ensuring it avoids drying out and becoming irritated. The alcohol-free formula makes it gentle on the skin to avoid any discomfort.

The Razor MD RX Natural Post Shave Lotion is the prescription for the perfect shave, with hand selected natural ingredients and essential vitamins to calm and soothe skin after you shave.

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