Razor burns happen due to shaving. A few characteristics of a razor burn are rashes, itching, pain, burn marks. However, we use a handful of products in our regular life whose technical use can save us from these razor burns. Up next, I will tell you some simple razor burn hacks.
How to get rid of razor burns:
1) Apple Cider Vinegar –
Apple cider vinegar has some properties which reduces itching and inflammation. As apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid, it also makes sure there is no infection. The acid works like a antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal product.
All you have to do is soak a cotton ball in your apple cider vinegar container and apply it to the affected area. Let t dry on its own and then rinse the area with cold water.
To stop the itch and burn feeling, you have to apply apple cider vinegar at least 3 times a day.
2) Aloe Vera Gel –
You can get instant relief from inflammation and burning sensation by applying Aloe-vera gel. Aloe-vera has some soothing and cooling properties. Further, it also speeds up the healing process by moisturizing the skin.
Store the gel in fridge to enjoy the best cooling effect. All you have to do is rub the gel in the burnt skin and let it dry on its own. After some time you can rinse the affected area with cold water for a better feeling.
The best thing is, you won’t have to buy aloe-vera gel products if you have this plan in your home. Raw gel from the leaf is best! For optimum result apply this gel twice a day for 3 days.
3) Honey –
Honey has its own antibacterial property and it also speeds up the healing process by keeping the skin moisturized.
Apply 1 tea spoon of honey directly to the affected area and leave it undisturbed for at least 15 minutes. Later on, you can clean the area with lukewarm water. Do this treatment twice a day for best results.
4) Aspirin –
Aspirin is also capable of reducing inflammation and redness.
All you have to do is dissolve 2 aspirins in one teaspoon of warm water until a batter forms. Apply the batter in your affected skin and let it dry. It will take 10 minutes on an average to dry. Afterwards wash the paste off with warm water.
For best result, use this aspirin paste twice a day.
Try out these razor burn hacks the next time you shave and incorporate a itchy feeling or inflammation or simple skin redness.