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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes or razor burn: Herpes generally wouldn't be located in the bikini line. It really looks quite a bit different than 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Im 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may: This may or may not help. A good product to try is redness relief by skinmedica. ...Read more
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