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How Can I Get Rid of Razor Bumps?
What do I have to do to get rid of razor bumps? Are there products I need?
2 Doctor Answers | Asked by butterman in San Antonio, TX
The best thing for razor bumps is exfoliation the day after shaving. If you shave everyday use an exfoliant to shave with. Another idea, Tend Skin is a topical solution you can put on after you shave. It usually helps with the bumps, be careful though because it can burn sometimes. If all else fails, Laser Hair Removal is great.
Getting to the root of "hair bumps"
"Hair bumps" are a common problem for both male and females alike. Certain ethnicities are also more prone to developing more pigmentation (dark spots) from this condition. It is not uncommon to see this on medium to darker skin types in areas where the hair is most coarse such as the face or bikini area. The medical term that describes this is "psuedofolliculitis barbae." When hair is coarse and/or curly, it has a tendency to want to retreat back underneath the skin...