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How can I prevent razor bumps on the back of my neck?

How can I prevent razor bumps on the back of my neck?

Razor bumps: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Razor bumps, acne on the back of my lower neck. Pleasee suggest how to cure?

Razor bumps, acne on the back of my lower neck. Pleasee suggest how to cure?

Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicle occurs for many reasons, but when associated with shaving usually is caused by a dull razor, sensitivity to the shaving product or friction by clothing. Easing with hypoallergenic moisturizers and using topical antibiotic creams may help it heal faster. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of razor bumps and scars?(neck)

How do I get rid of razor bumps and scars?(neck)

See dermatologist: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. ...Read more

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Can I use 20% salicylic acid to take care of razor bumps and scars on the back of the neck?

Can I use 20% salicylic acid to take care of razor bumps and scars on the back of the neck?

Oh my no!: Salicyclic acid is used for plantar warts and is pretty destructive to skin. Razor bumps are from skin irritation; scars are permanent, improve with time, and may improve with topical medications such as mederma. Don't use salicylic acid! ...Read more

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How to stop razor bumps from forming?

How to stop razor bumps from forming?

Good Technique: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Will my razor bumps by my bikini line go away if I stop shaving mybikini area?

Yes: Razor bumps will usually go away when you stop shaving. There are a few things you can do to prevent them in the future. Shave in the shower so the heat can soften the hair, and use a shaving gel. Always use a brand new razor, and shave in the direction that your hair grows. Moisturize after shaving. Instead of shaving, you can also use a depilatory not more than once a week. ...Read more

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I hate shaving and then getting razor bumps afterward, how can I stop this from occuring?

I hate shaving and then getting razor bumps afterward, how can I stop this from occuring?

First give yourself: A break from shaving. Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t. ...Read more