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What lotion can I use that actually helps wit razor bumps bikini area & blemishes on the body caused from spots & sun exposer? Please help

What lotion can I use that actually helps wit razor bumps bikini area & blemishes on the body caused from spots & sun exposer? Please help

It depends: For razor bumps, use an after-shave lotion, let it dry and place a small amount of baby powder over it.
For "sunspots", wear sunscreen to prevent worsening. Also, check to ensure it isn't tinea versicolor, a fungal skin infection often noticeable after being in warmth. Tinea will improve with anti fungals like selsun blue.
True sunspots will often improve by using a hydroquinone lotion. ...Read more

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Bad razor burn & razor bumps on bikini area would a product called tend skin help? Please help

Bad razor burn & razor bumps on bikini area would a product called tend skin help?  Please help

Please see physician: Bad razor burns and bumps may be due to infected skin. Please see a physician for proper treatment and to avoid scarring ...Read more

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Can benzamycin or cleocin-t remove razor bumps on bikini area and armpits?

Can benzamycin or cleocin-t remove razor bumps on bikini area and armpits?

Are they infected?: If not infected and just ingrown hairs — may not have an effect. ...Read more

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How effective is the usage of benzamycin or cleocin-t in removing razor bumps on bikini area and armpits?

Are they infected?: 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 baby powder help razor bumps on the bikini line caused by shaving?

Will baby powder help razor bumps on the bikini line caused by shaving?

Folliculitis.: Razor bumps, or folliculitis, can be treated by a physician. Typical remedies include topical antibiotics or steroids to decrease the inflammation surrounding the follicle. Baby powders typically have no effect on folliculitis. ...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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How do I get rid of razor bumps on the bikini area?

How do I get rid of razor bumps on the bikini area?

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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How can I get rid of razor bumps in the bikini area fast?

How can I get rid of razor bumps in the bikini area fast?

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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What should be done to get rid of these razor bumps along my bikini line?

What should be done to get rid of these razor bumps along my bikini line?

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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Can cocoa butter lotion get rid off razor bumps on the bikini line? Especially if I'm a regular shaver & plucker in that area?

Can cocoa butter lotion get rid off razor bumps on the bikini line? Especially if I'm a regular shaver & plucker in that area?

May make it worse: Cocoa butter lotion is made from the cacao plant, and not the coconut oil. So, cocoa butter has moisturizing properties more than antiseptic properties. Raw coconut oil has antibacterial, antiviral, and moisturizing properties too. The lotion may be too thick to put on your bumps, and using something like aloe vera would be more suitable than either cocoa butter or coconut. Use something gentle. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of razor bumps around your vagina/ bikini area?

How do you get rid of razor bumps around your vagina/ bikini area?

Time : The key is to avoid them in the first place. A new, clean razor with hot water and shaving cream or gel helps. Once they are there time heals all wounds. ...Read more

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Would Hydrocortisone cream help my red razor bumps & blemishes on my bikini line?

Would Hydrocortisone cream help my red razor bumps & blemishes on my bikini line?

It should: Take some redness away but can thin your skin so be carefull maybe laser hair removal will be a good option down the road ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of razor burn/bumps on the bikini area?

Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of razor burn/bumps on the bikini area?

Several options: There are several over the counter topical skin lotions specifically indicated for razor burns on the market. Watch for signs of infected hair follicles, which may require a prescription antibiotic to resolve. Also, try scrubbing in the shower with epsom salt. ...Read more

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How would you know the difference between razor bumps or herpes on the bikini line?

How would you know the difference between razor bumps or herpes on the bikini line?

Herpes or razor burn: Herpes generally wouldn't be located in the bikini line. It really looks quite a bit different from razor burn. So having an exam is the best way to be sure which you have. Or perhaps it's neither and something else altogether. Being examined is the best option. You can also upload a picture into this site if you want a private conversation and opinion about it. ...Read more

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I'm a black female in my 40 and i have discoloration on my inner thighs and razor bumps and discoloration on my bikini line?

I'm a black female in my 40 and i have discoloration on my inner thighs and razor bumps and discoloration on my bikini line?

Pseudofolliculitis: Black people in particular have extra-curly hair, which is an unfortunate set-up for ingrown hairs. This pseudofolliculitis barbae doesn't have any great treatment. You will often see this on men's faces and necks because they shave regularly. The bumps are the ingrown hair, the dark color is just inflammatory reaction. Here's the worst: never shave and let your hair grow. That only might help. ...Read more

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I'm Tunisian I shave my bikini line 2-3 times a week as got a boyfriend&I get bad red razor bumps please recommend something that I can use that works?

Stop shaving: If you get razor bumps from shaving, it is important that you stop. There are some over the counter cream that can be used without having to resort to using a razor. Try the cream on a really small part of the inner aspect of your thigh or arm first to make sure you are not allergic to it prior to using on larger aspects of the body. Use OTC cream for bumps if no infection ...Read more

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Embarrassing bikini line. Whenever the hair is removed, you can see the black hairs and I end up with bad razor bumps. PLEASE help.

Embarrassing bikini line. Whenever the hair is removed, you can see the black hairs and I end up with bad razor bumps. PLEASE help.

Hair removal: Look at alternatives to shaving. Waxing or Laser treatment may help to slow down hair growth and soften the texture of the hair. Shaving only removes the hair above the surface and the hair grows back more quickly and often causes red bumps or folliculitis. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of blemishes on bikini line caused from red razor bumps? Please help I can't wear swimwear

How do I get rid of blemishes on bikini line caused from red razor bumps? Please help I can't wear swimwear

A few tips: It sounds as though you have sensitive skin. Gently exfoliate the area. Begin using Tend Skin post shaving. Try to wear cotton underwear whenever possible, and try not to shave just prior to your outing. Laser Hair Removal would be the best long term solution for you, provided you have the right hair color and skin type. ...Read more

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I have a question about razor bumps and dark scars on my bikini line. I've tried everything vaseline, alochol and all bikini zone products.

I have a question about razor bumps and dark scars on my bikini line. I've tried everything vaseline, alochol and all bikini zone products.

Dermatologist : This sounds like you need to schedule a visit with a dermatologist to determine the cause and diagnosis. Only then can an effective medication be prescribed. ...Read more

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I shave my bikini line & I alway have red razor bumps. Can you please recommend something that works & will get rid of my bumps. It's embarrassing :(?

I shave my bikini line & I alway have red razor bumps. Can you please recommend something that works & will get rid of my bumps. It's embarrassing :(?

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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Hi I am 25 years old I started shaving my bikini are and now I have brown spots and ingrown hairs with razor bumps how can I remove them?

Hi I am 25 years old I started shaving my bikini are and now I have brown spots and ingrown hairs with razor bumps how can I remove them?

Stop shaving...: Stop shaving practice good skin hygiene and skin preparation prior to shaving, buy new razors, clean and store your razors properly (on a dry surface, not in the shower/tub), and schedule an appointment with a Dermatologist for evaluation and consultation. You may have skin that just needs more TLC and possibly developed folliculitis. This is very common and a good Dermatologist will help. ...Read more

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Got bad razor bumps & razor burn on my bikini area will tend skin product help get rid of them? Please help really conscious

Got bad razor bumps & razor burn on my bikini area will tend skin product help get rid of them? Please help really conscious

Razor Bumps: Apply corticosteroid cream to your razor bumps to reduce the redness and swelling fast. Corticosteroid cream is mild and can help you quickly. Also, try using benzoyl peroxide on your razor bumps. Using a benzoyl peroxide ointment with at least 2.5 percent benzoyl peroxide can reduce the bumps and prevent any kind of rash from forming. ...Read more

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Shaved bikini line for the beach. Totally embarassed by bumps. What can I do about razor burn?

Shaved bikini line for the beach. Totally embarassed by bumps. What can I do about razor burn?

Laser: People who get irritation and razor burn in the bikini line often struggle with this problem for a long time before finally deciding to do laser hair removal. If this is your problem, laser hair removal is likely the most effective option. The upfront cost is significant, but the relief can be life changing. ...Read more

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Everytime I shavemy bikini zone I get bad bumps no matter what I do. I use shaving cream, the sharpest razors, & soak in warm water b4. How to stop bumps?

Everytime I shavemy bikini zone I get bad bumps no matter what I do. I use shaving cream, the sharpest razors, & soak in warm water b4. How to stop bumps?

Alpha-hydroxy lotion: You could try alpha-hydroxy lotion. It can be purchased over the counter in pre-soaked pads. You would use these in between shaving but not on skin with cuts that are open.
You can also try using an antibacterial soap to shave with. ...Read more

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I have bumps in my bikini area. They aren't red. But they resemble razor burn. What should I look for to know if its razor burn or something worse?

Keep clean: If you weren't sick and there are no open sores and this is first time probably razor burn. Keep clean with soap and water and after you shave clean very good with soap and water. Tiny nicks get into skin, allowing bacteria to enter the follicle right where your underwear is, use a clean razor, use a little alcohol over the area after, good luck. ...Read more

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