Shaving, waxing, plucking etc. are the preferred methods for hair removal and are regularly followed. The only problem with them is that they leave behind nasty itchiness and bumps especially if you are prone to ingrown hair. It is very important to take care of your skin post hair removal to soothe any redness or bumps that usually appear after the process or when the hair is growing back. Out of all the hair removal techniques, shaving with a razor is the most horrifying technique as the process involves only the removal of hair that is on top of your skin and sharp blades often cause inflammation. Below are some easy and natural ways to get rid of razor bumps fast overnight:
Witch hazel contains astringent tannins that will help to reduce your razor bumps, keeping it clean and helping it heal. Use a clean cotton ball with each application. Apply it n your shaved area r area that has bumps and sleep with it. Wash it off the next morning. Repeat this every night until you are satisfied with the results.
ALOE VERA GEL
Aloe vera has soothing properties that will instantly cool the skin. Apply a thin layer of aloe vera gel on the affected area at night and massage until it gets absorbed. Sleep with it and wash it off the next morning. Repeat this every night until you are satisfied with the results.
ROSE WATER AND PEPPERMINT OIL
Mix 1/4 cup of water with 1/4 cup of rose water and 5 drops of peppermint essential oil. Store it in a cool place. Apply this with a cotton ball on the area you want and sleep with it. Peppermint oil and rose water has antiseptic, skin cooling and anti-fungal properties.
Coconut oil has the power to heal minor skin problems including mild burns, bumps and bruises. Before bedtime, apply extra virgin coconut oil on the affected area. Wrap a bandage on it to seal in the oil and moisture. Repeat this for several days until the condition improves. More: Quick remedies for minor bumps and bruises >>
Grate a potato and put it into a muslin cloth. Squeeze it to remove the juice and apply it on the affected area. Keep it overnight and follow this every day until you see positive results. Alternatively, you can also slice potatoes and rub it on the area.
When the bumps are not extremely painful and infectious you can try applying lemon juice on the same. This is rich in Vitamin C and this is the reason it can cure the bumps in the right way. More: Remedies to get rid of bumps after waxing >>