While shaving is an affordable and quick way to remove unwanted hair, it can have a major drawback: razor burn. A razor burn can be defined as a skin irritation that happens soon after an area has been shaved. There are several causes of razor burn, such as using a dull blade, using a hard soap, shaving dry, unconditioned skin and just having sensitive skin. Razor burn can cause a lot of discomfort. Fortunately, you can get rid of it quickly using these natural home treatments.
Honey: Honey may be sweet but it’s a great anti-inflammatory properties. You can treat razor burns by applying honey to the affected area and leaving it on to dry. Rinse off with cold water.
Lemon juice: Lemon juice, owing to its acidic properties, is sure to help with razor bumps by keeping bacteria away. Rub it onto the sore areas to keep all problems at bay. Use it with caution, however, because it will react with the painful part of your skin, and sting a bit.
Tea: Only use black tea for this, though. Moisten a black tea bag in warm water, and allow it to cool. Rub this over the razor bumps for a couple of minutes or so. The tannic acid will help reduce redness and irritation. As with nearly all other remedies on this list, you can do this as many times a day as you feel necessary, till you see those itchy hair bumps subside.
Cucumber: Cucumber is soothing, contains anti-inflammatory properties, and is full of vitamins. Refrigerate a few slices, and apply to get rid of razor bumps on vaginal area.
Olive oil: Olive oil has anti-inflammatory properties as well. Mix with tea tree oil, leave it on for a while, and rinse off to cure hair and shaver bumps.