Easy Ways to Prevent Razor Bumps While Shaving


Most are so accustomed to the routine that they really have given up getting perfection while shaving. Razor bumps are just another thing that happens and men are completely ignoring preventing it.

Razor bumps are caused because most men negligently shave and hair strands curl back resulting into growing into the skin. This further causes pimple outbreaks and skin irritation. This also results in bacteria entering your skin and causing acne and dark spots.

With the busy schedule it is really tough to take proper care of the skin and hence here are a few easy ways to prevent your skin from razor bumps and it doesn’t consume a lot of time.

Avoid shaving every day

Your skin needs some time to heal. It is really not beneficial to shave your skin daily.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar can be used effectively against razor bumps. The acetic acid in Apple Cider Vinegar prevents infections. Apply some with the help of a cotton ball over the itchy skin and leave it for 10 minutes. Later wash it off with lukewarm water and make this your routine to see the change.

Aloe vera

The benefits of aloe vera are in abundance. Being antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, aloe vera gels are ideal for skin care treatment. If you feel irritation on your skin apply aloe vera gel twice a day and repeat the process thrice a week.

Prep your skin before a shave

Taking a hot shower or wiping your face with a wet hot towel will help open the pores and soften the facial hair. This will make the shaving process a lot easier and prevent razor bumps.

Make use of an electric razor

Trimmers and electric razors should be part of your updated grooming products. Once you start using it you will find considerable control over razor bumps.

Aspirin can be useful

Make a paste of about 4 to 5 aspirin tablets with water and apply this paste on the affected area, after 10 to 15 minutes remove the paste to see the results. It controls swelling and prevents infections of all sorts.

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