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Can I Prevent Razor Bumps On My Neck With Salicylic Acid Or Glycolic Acid?

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#1 ThisUser


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Posted 03 November 2013 - 07:34 PM

I get very minor bumps on my neck from shaving. I use the two-blade Trac II razor which has been very gentle on my neck (I recommend it). Nonetheless, I still have a few very small bumps. It's hardly noticable at all, but I'm wondering if I can get rid of the bumps with AHA+ or a Salicylic acid product (maybe the Stridex pads). I use The Regimen on my face and have been clear of acne for five years. But I don't want to use BP on my neck because I don't want to bleach collars, and I don't get much actual acne on my neck. Like I said, just a few minor bumps.


Will adding one of these exfoliating products help my neck stay 100% clear? Or will it add more irritation? I'm very curious to know what you think.

Edited by Dan Fan, 03 November 2013 - 07:35 PM.

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:05 PM

I shaved my chest about a month ago and used my acne.org AHA after and I didn't get a single razor bump - and I usually get  them pretty

severely after shaving anywhere on my body. 


Give it a shot! :)

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 01:39 AM

I would imagine AHA+ would be better. Somewhere on this sight i saw Dan said AHA+ will stop acne from skin irritation like a football helmet chin strap rubbing on your chin- apply aha+ on the area and it will prevent acne from appearing there. So it should be effective with shaving instead of a simple rubbing irritation.

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~My Regimen~

         Morning ▼▼ Different from Night Routine/Regimen to keep skin from becoming too dry and flaky.

        1. Dan's Gentle Cleanser

        2. Spot & patch treat with Dan's BP and if necessary, Dan's AHA+

        3. CeraVe Moisturizing Lotion or Olay Moisturizing Lotion - Sensitive Skin

        4. Paula's Choice Shine Stopper

         At Night ▼▼

        1. Dan's Gentle Cleanser

        2. Paula's Choice Hydralight Toner

        3. Dans BP - 1.5 index finger length.

        4. 1/2 Olay Moisturizing Lotion - Sensitive Skin & 1/2 Dans AHA+

~Supplements/Vitamins (each daily)~

     - 2000 IU Trader Joe's Vitamin D3 - two 1000 Iu capsule a day

     - Target brand (Up & Up) Zinc 100mg - two 50mg cpasules a day

     - CVS Chewable Vitamin C with Rose Hips 2000mg -two 1000mg tablets a day   -Was previously taking Trader Joe's Synergistic C Vitamin C Complex

     - Nature Made 16,000 IU Vitamin A -two 8000 IU capsules a day

     - Trader Joe's Natural Papaya & Pineapple Enzymes -2 tablets a day   -not really for skin, more for digestion

     - One A Day VitaCraves Gummies + Immunity Support -2 gummies a day   -mostly as a general multi-vitamin

     - Schiff Digestive Advantage Probiotic Gummies -2 gummies a day   -mostly for digestion

--Planning to add in some Vitamin B5, and possibly add Omega-3


Still trying to perfect my regimen. 'We all have different skin' ~YOUR MILEAGE WILL VARY!~ Customize your regimen/routine for your unique self. tinydan.gif

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Posted 23 May 2014 - 12:26 AM

Yeah you can


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