Have you ever shaved your bikini line, or your armpit, or your face, or just anywhere and you notice some bumps around those areas after some days? These are razor bumps, and in this short content, you’ll learn a little about it, how to get rid of razor bumps, and how to avoid razor bumps in the first place.
Little About Razor Bumps
Also called hair bumps, razor bumps (pseudofolliculitis barbae) are small bumps that develop a few days after shaving. Looking like pimples, these bumps can make a neatly shaved skin area to be unattractive. And over time, these bumps can leave a permanent scar.
Men are most likely to have razor bumps because they shave almost every day, and the skin on the face is more sensitive and more likely to have hair growing inward. And men with curlier hair are 50 times more likely to suffer from razor bumps than those with straight hair. (more…)