Men and woman has a thing with removing hair in different body areas. Wanting to have that sleek look from head to toe and some practical purposes. By pulling, burning, plucking and tweezing those undesirable hair growth.
In today’s generation, both men and woman have their own reasons when shaving body hairs. Shaving leads to itchiness and unattractive painful razor bumps.
Want to get rid of the ugly razor bumps caused by shaving that it is usually seen on the face, neck, underarms, abdominal area and other places on the skin?
Here are some of what you can do to get rid of the ugly razor bumps.
Salt reduces swelling and promotes healing to the skin. It can also prevent ingrown hair. To use this for healing razor bumps, mix 1 ½ teaspoons of salt to a cup of warm water. Dip a cotton ball in the mixture and apply to the ingrown hairs.
2 COCONUT OIL AND SUGAR SCRUB
Mix 4 tablespoons of coconut oil, 1 tablespoon of honey and 2 tablespoons of white and brown sugar. Apply mixture on the irritated skin and let it stay for ten minutes. Rinse with warm water after.
Mix cornstarch with water making a paste. Apply in the affected area and leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Do this once a day till the bumps disappear.
4 ALOE VERA GEL
Aloe vera has been known to be an effective remedy to an infected or irritated skin. All you’ll be needing is an aloe vera leaf. Cut and extract the gel and put in a bowl. Rub gently on irritated skin. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
5 HOT COMPRESS
Soak a cotton ball in a warm water and apply on the affected skin. The heat opening up the pores allows the trapped hair to become free.
Using a soft brush or simply using your fingertips, apply a generous amount of honey on your face and let it dry naturally. Rinse it off with cold water. Do this 3 times a day. Its antibacterial properties is used to cure skin problems.
With anti-inflammatory and hydrating properties, cucumber also prevents razor bumps. Cut a few slices and refrigerate for an hour. Rub on the affected skin for 10 minutes.
8 LEMON JUICE
Extract its juice and apply it gently by using a cotton ball on the razor bumps. Let it dry and wash with lukewarm water. Do not use if you have sensitive skin.
9 TEA BAGS
Containing tannic acid, black tea is great for treating razor bumps. It reduces the redness and inflammation. Moisten the tea bag with hot water and rub it on the infected skin. Allow it to dry for 3-5 minutes.
Despite of all these remedies, the best and natural way is to change how you shave or use appropriate creams that will prevent the skin to be irritated.