How do you get rid of razor bumps? Quit shaving. Sadly for most of us that’s not an option because we’re stuck dragging a razor across our faces a few times per week. So to keep your skin from becoming irritated or filled with razor burn or razor bumps, it takes a little more prep post-shave. If you’re not a fan of using an aftershave to moisturize skin, use these remedies …
1. Saltwater Compress
Otherwise known as mild folliculitis, razor bumps may be eliminated by applying a warm compress that has been moistened in one teaspoon of salt and two cups of water, according to the Mayo Clinic.
2. Over-the-Counter Medications
Web MD advises those who suffer from razor bumps to head to the nearest store for an antibiotic or hydrocortisone cream.
3. Aloe Vera
This easy-to-grow houseplant can provide an excellent remedy for razor bumps. Simply apply the gel found inside of the leaves directly to the affected area, or you may purchase a natural gel made from aloe vera.
4. Baking Soda
An excellent anti-inflammatory agent, baking soda can greatly reduce the inflammation that is associated with razor bumps. Just mix one teaspoonful of baking soda with one cup of water, and apply it to the affected area.
5. Apple Cider Vinegar
Those who are looking for a truly simple natural remedy for razor bumps will definitely want to try this easy vinegar method. Dip a clean cotton ball in the vinegar, and apply it to the affected area as needed.
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