Is shaving your method of choice to get rid of the hair growth on your body? Then you will understand that getting razor burn, itching and cuts are normal post shaving. But how do you deal with it? Well, we have some natural solutions that will keep the post-shaving skin irritation at bay. Try these five natural remedies the next time you get razor burn.
Aloe vera has healing and cooling properties that help soothe irritated skin. It calms the skin and heals the burn really quickly. Take some aloe vera gel, apply it on your skin and let it get absorbed.
Natural oils like coconut oil, almond oil and avocado oil reduce the burning sensation and redness and leave the skin hydrated. Thanks to the anti-inflammatory properties in these oils, they also heal inflamed skin. Apply any natural oil on the affected area twice a day to heal razor burn.
Baking soda can heal razor burn and relieve pain as it possess cooling properties. Add baking soda to your bathwater or mix it in water and apply on irritated skin with the help of a cotton pad.
Apart from being extremely moisturising, oatmeal is also known to calm and relax irritated skin. Make an oatmeal paste with honey and ground oatmeal and apply it on the razor burn. Rinse, pat dry and moisturise.
For instant relief, you can try a cold compress. Take some ice cubes in a cloth and dab it on the affected skin. Keep the cloth on for a couple of minutes. It will subside the burning sensation and will heal the skin quickly.