I think most women would agree that razor bumps are the worst part of summer. The sunshine and warm weather? But the instant you experience irritation after shaving and are left with angry red bumps on your bikini line, that mood-boost disappears. As someone with incredibly sensitive skin, I had been perusing for advice—and I was instantly intrigued. Even though I had my doubts, once I saw the five-star rating and thousands of positive reviews on Amazon , I ordered a bottle and gave it a shot.
The Best Way To Shave Your Bikini Line Without Getting Ingrowns Everywhere
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Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. Razor bumps are basically ingrown hairs , which can pop up anywhere that you remove hair and often happen on more delicate areas where the hair is coarse, like the bikini line. Luckily, there are lots of products out there that you can use before and after waxing and shaving to help prevent or eliminate irritation — including some products that you might have assumed were only for the face but are more versatile than we thought. We talked to six aestheticians and waxing experts to hear which creams , gels , and serums to reach for in the days after waxing or shaving, and other steps you can take to stave off razor bumps in the first place.
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If you're one of the 77 percent of women who shave their bikini line, then you know the full pain of a shave gone wrong. TBH, it makes it almost not worth it. So is there even a good way to shave—or should you just splurge on a wax? Turns out, you can totally shave your pubic hair without getting all the bumps and irritation—you just have to be mindful of these seven expert tips.
For an Indian woman with sensitive skin that scars easily, and coarse hair that's difficult for even the most expensive razors to shave, waxing is the lesser of two evils. It's more painful during the waxing process, for sure, but there's no pain at all afterwards. Over time, the monthly leg waxes by my mom in her bathroom evolved in to Manhattan's expensive Brazilian waxes, and shaving in between sessions rendered me embarrassed in bathing suits and ashamed to bare my razor-bump ridden legs. After my seven long years in an on-again, off-again relationship with waxing and shaving, I finally broke things off with my aesthetician we're still friends though and chilled with some dermatologists instead.