7 Useful Tips On How To Shave Your Bikini Area Without Getting Annoying Razor Burns And Ingrown Hairs
April 26, 2019 18:12 By Fabiosa
Everyone has different preferences when it comes to personal care. Cosmopolitan conducted a research to find out what people do with their pubic hair and why they do it And you may find useful tips for women in this video.
Approximately 92% of respondents do something with their pubic area. For most of them, the main reason is personal hygiene, but survey found out that about 40% of men asked their partners to change hair in the lower area.
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Regardless of the reasoning, many of us reach for their razors to look after ourselves, especially during summer. But we all know how tedious the process can be, and it often leaves annoying burns and bumps.
So, what can you do to change your shaving routine for a more smooth and pleasant result? Here are a few tips that can help.
1. Choose your razor carefully
It's advised to look for razors with 3 or more blades. The more blades your tool has, the more precision it has and the less pressure it puts on your skin, thus relieving you of painful consequences. And invest in a razor, don't reach for a cheap option.
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In addition, some women say that men's razors are much more effective, so you can try for yourself.
2. Prep your skin
This step includes two stages. First, soak your bikini area for at least ten minutes to soften the hairs. It's better to shave down there at the end of your usual shower or after a bath. Second, exfoliate the skin with a scrub, it will open up the hair follicles and provide you with a smooth area. It's also a crucial step to severely lessen the odds of getting ingrown hairs.
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3. Experiment with your shaving cream
There are tons of different shaving creams out there, and it's up to you to pick the one that suits you best. It's better to pick a cream that contains calming ingredients such as coconut oil, argan oil, and other various types of oils, as it's the best for the sensitive area of your bikini line.
4. Take it slow
Now on to shaving. Be still, precise, and slow. Don't shave against the hairs, at least in the beginning. Wash your razor between each stroke, and try to pull the skin to provide yourself with a tight surface.
5. Calm the skin
After you're done, you need to give your bikini area some rest. Apply a cold compress or an antiseptic to the skin in order to prevent irritation.
6. Moisturize as if your life depends on it
Your moisturizer must be alcohol-free and, preferably, unscented. Try the ones containing aloe vera. It will help your skin heal faster.
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7. Clean your razor
If you don't properly clean your razor, it will cut you in the future. Hair-free tool is a guarantee of a perfect shave, so take your time to wash it.
Stick to these helpful tips and enjoy your bump-free, smooth bikini area all year long!
This article is solely for informational purposes. Before using any of the information provided above, consult a certified specialist. Use of the information outlined above can be harmful to health. The editorial board does not guarantee any results and does not bear any responsibility for harm or other consequences that may result from the use of the information provided above.