How to Shave your Head? [Updated 2019 Ultimate Guide]

How to Shave your Head? [Updated 2019 Ultimate Guide]

The bald head has become a new trend of beauty and it is quite popular nowadays. As people tend to simplify their lives, head shaving is one of the best ways, so that you don’t have to go to barbers, waste your time or money. You can do it by yourself, as it’s very easy and fast, neither expensive nor harmful for your health. Moreover, if you decide on shaving your head by yourself, you can do it everywhere and anytime you want.  Since you have decided on shaving your own head, here are 5 basic things you need to know: 


1. Trim your hair first

A man full of hair trimming his hair with a Beast ClipperYou will probably be interested in where to start. First of all cut your hair before shaving your head, otherwise, you might hurt yourself, ending up with knicks and cuts on your skin, and if you have thin hair, cut more closely. With our head shavers, it is recommended to shave the hair with 6mm maximum hair length. For hair longer than 6mm, it is recommended to cut the hair with beast clipper first, and then only use our shavers, not to block or harm the blades, or for avoiding the harmful shaving experience. You can use hair clippers, trimmers and balding clippers to cut your hair. The main difference between them is that hair clippers are also for cutting long hair and have various attachments to adjust the length of the hair. While hair trimmers are suited for shorter hair and for areas like chin and neck. We recommend using our Beast Clippers for hair longer than 0.5-1 mm. With the Beast Clipper, you can trim your hair, but it does not shave to smooth skin. It is perfect for those, who want to leave a little fuzz or stubble, or for those and who just want to cut their hair before shaving. Skull Shaver hair clippers have 8 cuttings combs of 3mm, 6mm, 9mm and 12mm suitable for any type of hair, with which you can easily get to tough areas, for instance, while shaving the back of your head or other hard-to-reach zones. With Pitbull head shaver you will save your time and efforts, moreover, you can take it everywhere with you as it’s a perfect travel shaver. Pitbull Platinium men's head shaver has a smart lock for not to be turned on in luggage. Skull Shaver Pitbull Platinum also provides a Travel Case for safe transportation. You can even use our shavers cordless from 30-90 minutes wireless depending on the model you choose, and in the “plug and shave” mode.
Due to extra sharp blades and ergonomic handle, which is perfectly suited for your hand, it will take only a few minutes to get your haircut done, without paying tens of euros to beauty salons and barbers.


2. Wet or dry shave, with or without foam

Wet Pitbull Platinum shaver by Skull ShaverAs you’ve got your haircut, it is time to choose between wet or dry shave. Unlike shaving razors, Pitbull waterproof shaver lets you shave your head and face both with water and without it. You can even shave during the shower, as Pitbull skull shaver is enriched with IPX5 100% waterproof technology. But please be aware of submerging the shaver into the water. Thanks to the large drive gear and super flexible structure you will get an extremely close cut in a short period of time. Our bald head shaver comes up with re-engineered high-quality Pitbull Forte blades, owing to which you get a close shave safely. These sharp blades protect your skin and fasten the grooming process. Another advantage over razors is that electric shaver does not give any painful nicks or cuts. It is perfect for those with sensitive skin, with tattoos or for those, who definitely can not afford to harm their skin. This makes electric head shavers like Pitbull Shavers extremely safe. Our wet and dry shaver is suitable for both shaving with and without foam, cream or gel. But no shaving oil is allowed to be used.


3. Aftershave gel, apply it always

Our skull shaver Pitbull is the best shaver for sensitive skin, as it doesn’t cause any skin irritation and prevents consequences of them. However, we recommend using aftershave gel, balm, lotion or cooling moisturizers. They will prevent infections of cuts and reduce skin irritation if it appears, also soothe and repair irritated skin, keep it moist and protect it. You should also know, that newly shaved skin has higher chances of getting a sunburn. Therefore we recommend using sunscreen and commonly 30 minutes before going out to let it soak in properly. You might be thinking now how to find a proper and trustworthy skincare brand. According to the research we have done, we think it would be beneficial for you to use pre and post shave products from Rituals, House 99, Molton Brown London and Health. You can use shaving gels, creams, foams, sticks also a variety of aftershave skin care products of these brands and make your skin feel its best.


4. Rinse the head shaver and the clipper

a Platinum Shaver By Skull Shaver put in a Rinse standThe simplicity of shaver cleaning is one of the most appreciable characteristics, that’s why self-cleaning men's electric head shavers are so prevalent. You’ll spend less than a minute on rinsing our Pitbull self-cleaning shaver. Platinum Rinse Stand is included in the Pitbull Platinum skull shaver, which makes the cleaning easy and fast, what is more, that protects the Pitbull shaver. Frequent cleaning will keep the shaver’s blades sharper, they will last much longer and the motor won’t experience additional wear and tear. For getting a continuously close shave it is important to always keep the blades clean. In this way, the shaver will have a longer life, make you more comfortable and save you money. Just place the shaver on the rinse stand and dive the blades into warm water. Then turn the shaver on, wait 10-15 seconds. That’s it, the shaver’s clean. Moreover, some of our Skull Shaver blades, such as CR-3, are allowed to be detached for additional rinsing. You don’t have to dry the blades, as the Pitbull waterproof electric shaver is built with IPX5 100% Water resistant technology.


5. The frequency of the shave

This has always been a controversial question, and the exact answer to this you will not find if you don't look into your hair and skin features. Sհaving frequently has both advantages and disadvantages, depending on your body specifications. Shaving takes away dead skin from your body, so it’s good for your skin health. At the same time, you look fresh and presentable after shaving and women like fresh bald look. However, if your skin is too sensitive, or you are using razors or inefficient shavers, which, as usual, cause skin irritation, your skin needs time to recover. That means you can’t shave every day. On the contrary, if your hair is growing quite fast, you might need to shave every day.  At this point, the Pitbull skull shaver is the best electric shaver for sensitive skin. Due to its extra sharp blades and flexible structure, the Pitbull shavers give you a perfectly close shave, without harming your skin. It takes care of your body so that you can use our shavers every day, without getting any skin irritation. It is important to know, that your skin needs some time to adapt to new blades of the shaver. Allow your skin to adapt the new blades up to two weeks, and when your skin is already adapted to the electric head shaver’s blades, it is not necessary to use skincare products anymore.



Hopefully, after reading this article you already know for sure how to shave your head. First of all, cutting your hair closely, then deciding between wet or dry shave, with or without shaving foam. You know the benefits of using aftershave skincare products. It is also comprehensible for you how our self-cleaning shavers are rinsed, and how often you need to shave. Make sure, that besides all these steps, choosing the right shaver is the most important. Thus, if you are looking for a convenient way to have a bald head and look great, Pitbull Skull Shaver would be your best choice.