It may sometimes not be avoided to have razor burns after shaving facial hair.
Here are some tips on how you can treat razor burns and avoid them in the future.
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera helps reduce swelling and soothes the irritation. It also forms a barrier that helps in protecting the skin from infection as well as promoting the healing of razor burns.
You may also apply cold water on the affected area or treat it with an ice pack. Doing so can help soothe the razor burns as cold water or ice pack reduces inflammation.
Salicylic Acid Products
You can also use lotions which contain salicylic acid. Not only does it help prevent acne, it also treats razor burn as well.
WHAT TO AVOID
Avoid using products which contains alcohol as this dries out the skin and could clog the pores.
Shaving the Affected Area
As much as possible, you should avoid the affected area for a while as it may add to the irritation. It could also let the hair grow out, just make sure that your skin is clean and exfoliated in order to prevent ingrown hairs.
HOW TO PREVENT RAZOR BURNS
Always use a razor which fits your needs. Also make sure to change blades as often as needed.
You should always shave with the direction of your facial hair. It can save you from razor burns.
You may also read other tips on shaving here!
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