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Whats a good med for razor bumps?

Whats a good med for razor bumps?

Razor bumps: 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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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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Is it okay for me to pop a razor bump?

Is it okay for me to pop a razor bump?

No harm: Everybody squeezes their zits. When the sebum and pus is cleared out they heal faster and better. If there is an ingrowing hair it can be freed to grow out. ...Read more

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How much time until razor bumps go away?

Variable: They may resolve on their own or may need treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat razor bumps for good?

What can I do to treat razor bumps for good?

Shave with grain: Best tip is to exfoliate before you shave, make sure you are using a fresh blade and a good shaving cream (not soap). Then shave with (not against) the grain. Won't be as close but will cause far less irritation. You can also apply tend skin after you shave as well. ...Read more

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How can you take away razor bumps after shaving?

How can you take away razor bumps after shaving?

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 a woman avoid razor bumps while shaving?

How can a woman avoid razor bumps while shaving?

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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Why do I get razor bumps , and some people don't?

Why do I get razor bumps , and some people don't?

Skin differences: If you have a dull razor, sensitive skin, or shave goosebumps you will have more issues. Use a good shaving cream (i like the holistic kind- kiss my face has a nice one.) use lotion after you shave. Check your diet..If you eat a lot of processed foods and sugar you can be contributing to the problem. ...Read more

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Getting razor bumps when you don't shave? Why is this?

Getting razor bumps when you don't shave? Why is this?

Razor Bumps: It takes time for the razor bumps to form after you shave. Many shaving creams and gels are made inexpensively with ingredients that can dry out the skin like sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate and alcohol. So read labels and stay clear, because dry skin makes a happy ground for bumps and ingrown hairs. Not to mention dull and dry skin. ...Read more