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