What is shaving burn? Shaving burn is an irritation that happen to the skin that just got shaved with a razor, the irritation can appear as a rash or redness, it will always be accompanied with a burning sensation though, sometimes the rash presist for long time and get very annoying specially if you have a sensitive skin, shaving burn can be caused by dull razor, dry shaving or inmoisturized skin, however usually women with sensitive skin experience it anyway, the following we have brought you some helpful home remedies to get rid of shaving burn fast and sooth the burning sensation so read on.
1- Tea Tree Oil.
Tea tree oil has antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it ideal to sooth the skin and prevent burning sensation, razor bumps and redness, the oil will also nourish your skin with moisture that will help the irritating sensation you get after shaving to disappear quickly, just use the oil to slightly moisturize and rub gently on the affected area.
Aspirin has anti inflammatory properties which will help reduce the inflammation on the skin and sooth shaving burns, however try not to use this remedy if you have a very sensitive skin as it may just irritate your skin even more, what you need to do is disolve one pill of aspirin in Luke warm water and rub the solution on the affected area.
3- Black Tea Bags.
Black tea contain tannic Acid that help in Soothing pain and reducing inflammation, the tannic Acid will keep the area cool which in turn reduce pain and redness, you can either apply wet black tea bags on the affected area directly or steep black tea bags in boiling water and allow it to cool then apply the solution on the affected area using a cotton ball.