Razor burns occur when stubble pokes the skin after shaving. Shaving with old or dirty blade, shaving against the hair growth, shaving without shaving cream or sensitive skin are the causes of razor burns. The razor burns can be a constant, unsightly and painful problem. They occur in both; women and men and frequently result when compactly curled hair on face or in the public areas after shave. Razor burns can be infected and inflamed ingrown hairs, which should be treated soon before they start appearing at first place. If they appear, they can be removed by exfoliating the skin and after that removing the hair beneath with needle or sharp tweezers. There are many home remedies to solve the razor burns issues.
Use of vinegar
Fermented apple vinegar works as a best antiseptic, and it can keep bacteria from entering into small cuts in the skin. Bacteria create infection in skin cuts, and it will be hard to treat the cuts after infection. Hence, preventing the bacteria from entering into cuts will be a best and easy method. Check, whether the fermented apple vinegar suits the skin or not and then, apply it after shave to treat the cuts.
Use of sour-cream mask or strawberry
Strawberries make the skin glow brighter. Thus, they can be used to treat the burning razor burns. Take 2 to 4 fresh strawberries and squash them. Take a tablespoon of sour-cream and mix the squashed strawberries in it thoroughly. Make a thick paste out of it. Then, apply this paste over the irritated razor burns immediately after the shaving. Leave the applied paste on the skin for about ten minutes. Repeating this procedure two times in a week keeps the skin soft and healthy.
Use of crushed aspirin
Aspirin can also be used the treatment of the burning razor burns since aspirin relieves irritation quickly. Take 4 to 5 aspirins that should be uncoated. Crush them thoroughly. Take warm water and pour the crushed aspirins in it. Mix it thoroughly to make a thick paste out of it. Take the paste and rub it over the area’s irritated razor burns formed after the shave. Leave the paste to dry on the skin for ten to fifteen minutes. After that, wash the face with warm water.
Use of Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is being the best doctor ever for the skin care. Take an Aloe Vera leaf and cut it into half. Squeeze the juice out of it. Apply the juice over the irritated skin by rubbing it properly. Let this dry for about 15 minutes. Wash the face in warm water. Repeating the process daily or after the shave gives a best result, since Aloe Vera is having many skin-care properties.
Use of lemon juice
This has been a very simple home remedy for ages. Take a lemon and cut it into two pieces. Take one piece and squeeze it to a cup. Take the cotton ball and dip it in the lemon juice and wipe the irritated skin by it. Let it dry for ten to fifteen minutes. Then, wash it in warm water. Continue doing this after each shave. This method brings down the razor burns.