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12 August 2003

How do I avoid nicks and cuts, especially above my upper lip?

The most nicks and cuts occur on your upper lip. Learn how to safely shave this intricate little area.

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Use a state-of-the-art razor with very sharp blades and replace the blade at the very first hint of bluntness. Shave slowly and carefully and don’t apply too much pressure. Always leave the area above your lip for last, this will give the hairs there time to absorb the shaving cream and moisture and soften. A sharp razor will glide through soft hair.

 
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