Most of the razor burns appear initially as reddish rashes. This occurs generally around the hair follicles. The effect is itching, inflammation and burning sensations. A razor burn is commonly seen at the throat, underarms and other sensitive areas.
Best Cure For Razor Burns Are:
Thick Shaving Cream
One should encourage the usage of a thick shaving cream for sensitive skin. Such creams should be used on the wet skin, kept for three minutes for acquiring best results.
Aloe Vera Gel
By applying aloe vera gel to the razor burn, it allows protection from the bacteria in the environment. In addition it also reduces swelling, soothes the irritation and promotes healing.
Hypo Allergic Lotion
The blade must be rinsed in between the strokes, to allow even cutting.Usage of a hypo allergic and no fragrance lotion helps to clear the irritation in cutting.
The burnt portion must be rinsed with cool water and a not so strong astringent. According to research, rubbing of alcohol on men’s after shave is not allowed.
Generally, shaving in the morning leads to the usage of a deospray in addition. Throughout the day, one comes in contact with bacteria and various toxins in the air. These combinations of deo sprays and bacteria lead to razor burns. Thus just shave at night before sleeping. The razor blade must be used again after rinsing. Or else the chances of a razor burn increases. The razor after being rinsed thoroughly could be used for subsequent hair removal. After finishing a shave anywhere on the body, rinse it with cold water to close all the pores. This constricts the skin and the ingrowths’.
On the appearance of a razor burn, one could use a face wash with salicylic acid to kill the bacteria and prevent the eruption of razor burns. Avoid the usage of a shaving cream that could clog the pores. Instead one should use a shaving gel in the area, and rinse the razor after each swipe. The gel would protect the skin from the direct blades and not clog the pores.
One could use oatmeal to cure the skin irritations developed through the razor burns. The oatmeal could be blended with milk and dabbed on the skin. After 5-10 minutes, the razor burnt area is rinsed with warm water.