Dermaplaning Got A Soft Rebrand: TikTok Is ‘Oilplaning’ Instead

    According to TikTok, ‘oilplaning’, applying face oil to your skin before shaving it, is the new wave of dermaplaning. While this seems like a safety hazard, dermatologists say it’s actually better for your skin — especially if your skin is dry. “By first applying an emollient-rich facial oil, you add a layer of protection to the skin barrier and increase the glide of your blade — comparable to using a shaving cream,” explains dermatologist Dr. Hadley King, MD, FAAD. “This helps reduce the risk of irritation and nicks, and is particularly helpful for those with dry or sensitive skin.”

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