To get a presentable appearance many men and women opt to remove unwanted hairs from various parts of the body as frequently as possible. While this effort aims at lifting the image of a person in public, the negative side of shaving is the razor burns it causes. Razor burns may be caused for various reasons like shaving the area that is dry, blunt blade, unsuitable soap or a hypersensitive skin. Whatever may be the reason the burn caused by the razor can be painful causing irritation and itching with red rashes all around the area shaved. To get rid of such discomforts, here are some homemade tips to soothe Razor burns.
Here Are The 7 Homemade Tips To Soothe Razor Burns:
People with normal skin can try this method. Take 2 Aspirins and drop it in a tea spoon of warm water. Allow it to be in the water till a paste is formed. Rub it on the affected skin area and allow it to dry for 10 minutes. Clean with lukewarm water. Doing this twice or thrice a day will heal the razor burn completely relieving you from the discomfort caused.
2. Cold Compress
Cold Compress is the simplest and most effective way to get rid of burning sensation and inflammation caused by Razor burns. Immerse a towel in cold water and press over the hurt area gently. Alternatively take some ice cubes in a thin towel, wrap it and press it against the razor burnt area to get rid of the discomfort.
3. Black Tea
The Tannic acid present in Black Tea help gets rid of the inflammation and redness in the Razor burnt area. Wet the tea bags in warm water and refrigerate for around 10 minutes. Rub the cold tea bag in the affected area for 2 to 3 minutes. Doing this multiple times during the day helps you come out of the discomfort caused due to Razor burns.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cedar Vinegar has anti inflammatory properties and this helps in controlling inflammation in the Razor burnt areas. It also controls the itching sensation while controlling infection through the Acetic acid present in it. Dab a small piece of cotton in Apple Cedar Vinegar and apply it on the razor burnt area. Wash it off with water after allowing it to dry. Doing this twice or thrice a day will stop burning sensation.
Honey has anti bacterial qualities and so it treats inflammation thus reducing swelling in the Razor burnt areas. Honey can be applied directly on the affected areas with fingers. It can be washed off with cold water after it dries. Mixing Honey with equal quantity of Yoghurt also helps cool down the affected area and giving relief from burning sensation.
6. Aloe Vera
The cooling effect provided by Aloe Vera soothes the burnt area and providing instant relief from burning sensation and inflammation. Take fresh Aloe Vera gel from the plant and apply it on the Razor burnt area. Allow it to dry and then wash with normal water. Doing this two to three times a day will provide significant relief from the discomfort caused due to Razor burn.
Cucumber can be used in two ways either directly rubbing against the affected area or grind it and mix the paste with milk. Apply this paste and allow it to dry for 10 minutes. Then gently wash with water. Cucumber is naturally cool and so heals fast giving relief from burning sensation quickly.