do gentlemen exfoliate?

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FireDragon76
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Re: do gentlemen exfoliate?

Post by FireDragon76 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:16 pm

Once in a while I find it's necessary. Until you've experienced it regularly, it's hard to qualify the benefit.

Also, if you have acne, it can be useful.

I just use a buff pad, they are very scratchy, and soap and water (I use cetaphil, mostly because I have drier hands and wash them alot).

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Post by John Rose » Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:57 pm

For most people, just a terry wash cloth and a bar of soap should do it, especially if you shave after a shower.

Exfoliation + shaving = "dermaplaning".
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bernards66 wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:25 pm
Option #2. 'Exfoliation' products, like 'toners' are just things cooked up by the cosmetics industry so that they can sell you more products. A classic shave is more than enough 'exfoliation' for that part of your face, thank you, ...
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