Shaving

 

  • Gather all supplies. Wash hands with warm soap and water prior to beginning

 

  • Review clients care plan to identify if it is ok to shave client using a safety razor (there are some medical conditions or medications that would prevent you from proceeding

 

  • Place a towel to the client’s chest area prior to shave

 

  • Assess skin for abrasions, moles, and/or direction of hair growth

 

  • Check razor for rust, chips or breaks

 

  • Soften beard with a warm, moist cloth before applying shaving cream

 

  • Apply shaving cream to face

 

  • Wash hands again and apply gloves before shaving

 

  • Hold skin taut to prevent nicks

 

  • Shave face using downward strokes, in direction of hair growth

 

  • Rinse razor often during the shave to remove hair / excess shaving cream

 

  • Wipe/rinse face of remaining lather after the shave

 

  • Dry client’s face

 

  • Dispose of linens and trash appropriately

 

  • Remove gloves and wash hands with warm soap and water

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Knoxville, TN 37922

865.444.6787

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