Razor Bump Solutions
Homemade Razor-Bump Remedy
This remedy was taken from "Don't
Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me, by Paula Begoun
Its a good idea to mix the ingredients fresh every because as with most home remedies they will not stay fresh and potent for long
Ingredients for homemade remedy:3 drops glycerin (available at any drugstore or chemist)
1/4 cup water
2 uncoated aspirin
1. Mix ingredients in a bowl until aspirin dissolves.
2. Apply this soothing toner to affected areas with a cotton ball, and let it sink into your skin.
Homemade remedy mask:
crush 4-5 uncoated aspirin and mix with water so that it resemble a paste. Apply it to the face like a mask (5-10 mins) and and then gently rub off. If its too drying you can add moisturiser like aloe vera (very cooling), or honey ( antiseptic properties) or your own moisteriser.
Why it works
The key ingredient in these homemade remedyis aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), which is derived from salicylic acid. Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid which is used is many skin care products to exfioliate skin cells, and to treate razor bumps and ingrowing hairs..
Aspirin has s anti-inflammatory properties, reduces swelling and helps with mild infection. It retains these benefits when applied to the skin
Other Home Razor-Bump Remedies
Ingredients: Witch Hazel (has antiseptic properties)
Ingredients: Apple cider vinegar