Ask Aaron Q/A: What’s the best way to shave the corners of the mouth?

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Aaron is asked a question about the best way to shave around the corners of the mouth

Alan Bates, from the UK, asks:

“I cannot get a smooth finish in the area to my right and left side of mouth – I have tried a new blade, plenty of quality product but no luck – any help would appreciated.”


“Mr. Bates,

It may be that the hairs at the corners of your mouth grow at a slightly different angle than on your cheeks causing the roughness. I would suggest, if you can, not shaving for 2-3 days and then analyze the growth pattern in that area. When you have determined which way it grows, go perpendicular to the growth, and if that is not as smooth as you would like, go against the direction of growth. That should give you the detail of a smooth shave! Many thanks for your question!


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