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What is the best way to treat facial abrasions like beard burn?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Single-blade razor

Beard abrasions are usually due to aggressive shaving; use a single-blade razor or an electric razor, shave with the grain, keep your other hand off your face.
You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. Otc 1% Hydrocortisone lotion, applied after shaving, will help too. Herbs and spices are for eating, not rubbing on your skin.

In brief: Single-blade razor

Beard abrasions are usually due to aggressive shaving; use a single-blade razor or an electric razor, shave with the grain, keep your other hand off your face.
You won't get as close a shave, but that's the idea. Otc 1% Hydrocortisone lotion, applied after shaving, will help too. Herbs and spices are for eating, not rubbing on your skin.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil contains consituents called terpenoids, which have been found to have antiseptic and antifungal activity.
Tea tree has a long history of traditional use. Australian aboriginals used tea tree leaves for healing skin cuts, burns, and infections by crushing the leaves and applying them to the affected area.

In brief: Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil contains consituents called terpenoids, which have been found to have antiseptic and antifungal activity.
Tea tree has a long history of traditional use. Australian aboriginals used tea tree leaves for healing skin cuts, burns, and infections by crushing the leaves and applying them to the affected area.
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