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Old 04-30-2003, 08:09 PM   #1
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Unhappy Razor Burn

I am a 22 year old woman and I have been shaving since I was about 12. I'm thinking I have sensitive skin or I just don't know how to shave, because I have never been able to shave my legs more often then within a weeks time without getting razor burn...and I get it awful. I don't really enjoy going with hairy legs at all, but I don't enjoy suffering through to pain of razor burn either. I moisturize my legs after every shower as well, so I really don't know why I can't keep my legs clean of hair. If anyone has any suggestions, please let me know...for my husbands sake

 
Old 05-01-2003, 06:57 AM   #2
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hi u could try this lotion called velona folisan depending where u live i live in the united kingdom i dont know if they deliver across seas

it says its the solution to razor bumps or razor burns

its quiet expensive with the vat and delivery charge but its worth trying it out im getting it soon myself its also good for ingrown hairs


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Old 05-04-2003, 09:59 AM   #3
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I don't know what helps for razor burn, but I wish I did. I'm usually okay on my lower legs, but my thighs/bikini area get terrible razor burn that lasts for days, like what you described. I would simply recommend something other than shaving, like getting your legs waxed. You'll have to let the hair grow out for about 3 weeks, but the hair removed will be gone for a few weeks and you won't have razor burn. If you want to try the home waxing route, I've had the best experience with Sally Hansen's Sugar Wax kit; however, that may not be the best thing out there. Good luck.

 
Old 05-06-2003, 06:30 PM   #4
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Find a product called Shaver's Choice Foaming Shave Gel - they also have an after shave skin therapy that softens and moisturizes my skin. My boyfriend was using it to clear up his ingrown hairs on his neck - I took it to the shower.

I have never had as close and comfortable a shave without irritation as with this gel. It lasts forever - just a small amount with water - let it set for about 30 seconds and shave as usual. I can't say enough good about it.

 
Old 05-07-2003, 11:06 PM   #5
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Have you ever tried shaving with an exfoliator? I know that may sound strange, but I use Mary Kay's Satin Body Buffing Cream to shave sometimes, and it helps prevent razor burn very well. Hopefully this helps!

 
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