Summer is approaching, and with it our dream to stretch out on the beach under the scorching sun. In order to put on the bathing suit, it is necessary that we have brought our body in perfect shape. Hair removal, however, creates quite a few headaches, especially after shaving. Everyone knows how annoying the little red pimples that appear and that threaten the aesthetic of the skin.
What causes pimples, redness and inflammation on the skin after shaving?
Usually, post-shave pimples appear because of the difficulty of the hair to penetrate the skin after the razor blade has removed its tip designed to overcome the surface of the skin. In this way, conditions are created for curling the hair and its regrowth.
Swelling, redness, inflammation, itching, discomfort appear, which causes inconvenience on the beach.
In some people, the appearance of pimples after shaving also depends on the individual characteristics of their skin and hair. People with harder and thicker hair and hair that is naturally curly or dark are more prone to this problem than fair people with thinner hair.
The probability of the area becoming infected is also high in people suffering from acne on other parts of the body. The rash may last up to 2 weeks in some more severe cases.
It's also possible that the shaving technique you're using is wrong and this causes a more frequent appearance of a long-lasting rash after hair removal.
How can you remove pimples faster?
If your rash is small and counts 2-3 pimples, treat it like pimples on the face - with salicylic acid It is the best exfoliant that removes dead skin cells, releasing clogged pores and allowing the hairs to penetrate the skin.
If the rash is more extensive, treat with tea tree oil. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that dry out the affected area and soothe inflamed skin, redness and swelling.
For the finish, apply aloe vera. The natural gel from the plant has similar properties that soothe the skin and eliminate inflammation.