Three products for a radiant, customizable tan — without UV rays

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Quand vaut-il mieux se raser ? Le matin ou le soir ?

Is it better to shave in the morning or in the evening?

Beards are typically only removed with the aid of a razor (electric or manual). As for legs, underarms and bikini areas, waxing is an interesting alternative to shaving. However, due to lack of time or for financial reasons, one might prefer the razor to wax. In these instances, when should one shave?

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When to shave the beard?

The answer to this question depends on your hair type!

If you have thick, coarse hair that grows back quickly, it is advisable to shave in the morning. Indeed, if you shave in the evening, the hair will have time to regrow slightly overnight. By early morning, a nascent beard may be visible, undermining your efforts from the previous evening! Moreover, in the morning, the skin is rested, and blood circulation is generally slower than in the evening: the act of shaving will be less irritating for your skin. However, it is recommended to take your time when shaving. The risk of cuts is significantly increased if you rush this process.

Please note that if you have rather fine beard hair and/or prefer to take more time for your shave, doing this in the evening is no problem at all! Given that shaving requires time, shaving in the evening will allow you to do it meticulously and thus reduce the risk of cuts.

In all instances, it is advised to shave after a shower or a hot bath ; the elevated temperature aids in opening the pores to expose the hairs and also softens the epidermis, thereby reducing the risk of cuts and micro-lesions.

When should one shave their legs/armpits/bikini area?

Regarding the shaving of these areas, it is generally recommended to carry out this practice in the evening, before bedtime. Indeed, evening shaving could be one of the keys to keeping these areas smooth for longer as during sleep, the hairs retract into their follicles. Thus, the hairs that have not been cut close enough during shaving would be less visible in the morning. However, we would like to clarify that there is no scientific evidence on this matter!

Note: Similar to shaving the beard, it is recommended to shave these areas after a shower or a hot bath for improved effectiveness and to minimise cuts.

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