While using a razor is the most convenient way to get rid of unwanted hair at home quickly, it also has some drawbacks like causing bumps and irritation. Have a look at some home remedies to get rid of the rough and bumpy skin easily and naturally.
There are many ways to get rid of unwanted hair at home, including waxing and shaving. When it comes to shaving, while it is the most convenient way to remove hair at home quickly, there are some drawbacks to using a razor.
Razors, if not used properly can cause cuts and bumps on the body. After using a razor, your skin may feel uneven and rough instead of feeling soft and smooth. So to combat these drawbacks of using a razor and to bring back the soft and smooth skin, we have for you some easy ways to get rid of the roughness at home.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar consists of acetic acid which helps in reducing infections and in reducing the irritation and redness caused by razors on the skin. To use this, simply mix some apple cider vinegar with water and soak a cotton ball with it. Place it on the affected area and leave it for 8-10 minutes.
Lemon juice is effective in reducing rashes and in soothing the irritated skin. Dilute lemon juice with water and use a cotton swab to apply it on the affected area. Leave it for 5-7 minutes and then wash it off with water.
Tea bags consist of tannins that have anti-inflammatory properties. Use these to reduce the inflammation and to get instant relief from the burning sensation caused by using a razor. You can refrigerate the tea bag for 30 minutes and then place it on the affected area for a few minutes.
Aloe vera is known to have calming and soothing properties. To use this home remedy, use the gel directly from the leaf and apply it on the affected area for a few minutes. Wash it off with cold water.
Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is effective in reducing the redness and the swelling caused by razors as it has antiseptic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Use diluted tea tree oil and soak a cotton ball in it. Apply it on the affected area and wash it off with cold water after a few minutes.
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