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Shaving with eczema

Hi everyone! How do you deal with shaving your legs (or other body parts) with atopic skin? Do you have any products you use, tips you find useful? I tried using an electric shaver but it gave me a rash so I think I'm stuck with a regular razor but maybe you have any experiences in that matter? Summer's coming - let's discuss!

  1. I have this trouble all the time if I shave it hurts and gave me a rash. But when I don't it still turns red

    1. Hi Agnas23, checking in to hear how you are feeling. Sharing my routine - I have found while in the shower, using the regular razor on my legs lathered with Dove soap has been less hurtful - as long as I moisturized heavily afterward with Aquaphor. Here is another site that may be of interest, (scroll to the section for shaving and hair removal): Please let us know your thoughts...
      Sending healing hugs, Liz - - Site Moderator

      1. Any suggestions on how I would treat a rash that got from shaving but it's still here even though I haven't shaved for a week. And how much do you moisturize after shaving because I don't want to put so much on that it'll go through my clothes. How would I know if I've moisturized enough without having leftover lotion marks on my clothing?

      2. , here is an article that might offer you some useful tips! Best, Sam S. (Atopic Dermatitis team).

    2. I am confident if other members of our community have tips to share they will chime in but in the meantime here is an article you may find helpful: . All the best, Sam S. (, team member).

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