How to Treat Pubic Razor Burn

Get Rid of Bikini Area Redness and Stinging

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So, the last time you shaved your bikini area didn't end well and now you have pubic razor burn. Ouch! Razor rash not only looks unattractive, but it feels just as bad. Here are tips to help get this irritated area back to normal quickly.

Tips for Getting Rid of Pubic Razor Burn

  • Let skin heal. Stay away from hot water, drying and fragranced bath products, saunas, and tanning beds until the irritation is gone. 
    If at all possible, lay off shaving until your skin recovers. If you absolutely feel like you 'have to' remove the hair, use a pre-shaving oil, and a single razor blade to shave with the grain.

  • Avoid friction. For now, leave your tight panties, pants, and shorts in your dresser. It's also a good idea to stay away from sexual activity, which may also worsen your condition.

  • Prevent infection. Neosporin will help fight bacteria and accelerate the healing process. Make sure to keep it on the outside of your body.

  • Soothe skin. Bikini Zone medicated gel aids in calming redness and helps numb skin so you don't feel the sting as much. If you prefer things on the natural side, try aloe vera gel. 

If pubic razor burn keeps returning after taking all precautions, continue to shave with the grain. Also, stick to a single blade razor rather than one with multiple blades, which can be more aggravating to the skin because they're made to give a very close shave.