No matter what type of method you use to remove body or facial hair from your skin, it can still cause some amount of damage to your skin.
While some hair removal methods may be gentler and less painful than the others, they can still irritate and damage the skin.
To make sure that you get a painless and smooth experience, along with gorgeous skin, try and take care of some basic skin care tips.
Avoid These Common Irritants
If you have recently got a waxing or a plucking procedure done, or if you have gone for a more elaborate laser treatment to remove the body hair, avoid using perfume for some time. Also, you should avoid using any type of perfumed or scented skin or hair products, as the ingredients in these can irritate your skin. This can result in itching, redness of the skin, rashes and in some cases, even some amount of swelling.
Only Use Good Quality Razors
You may be tempted to use the cheap easy to use and throw razors, but if they are not of a good quality, they can cause a lot of damage to your skin. The best way to make sure that you won’t have any razor bumps or won’t have any irritation or itching on the skin is to use high quality blade razors. These can also reduce the number of cuts or nicks you get on the skin.
Stay Away From Sauna For Some Time
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To make sure that your skin gets to breathe and that you don’t get any rashes, avoid going to a sauna, a hot tub bath or anything similar for at least some time. Also, stay away from going into any treatment, care or routine that involves a high temperature, or where you have to be exposed to high humidity levels.
Use Natural Ingredients To Soothe Your Skin
Once you do any kind of procedure to remove the hair on the skin, your skin will be more prone to irritation and redness. Some of the best ingredients that can soothe your skin, help to keep it calm and reduce any signs of irritation include aloe vera as well as coconut oil.
Also, if you are planning to hit the beach, wait for at least a day or two, as the salt water can aggravate any irritation or itching on the skin after you have done any hair removal procedure.
DISCLAIMER: While we have taken steps to check the accuracy of information & practices shared here; it is not a replacement for a doctor’s opinion. it is important to first always check with your own doctor before trying any medication, practice or suggestion from this site.