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Preventng pimples in thepubicarea after shaving

Yepp, I shave myself *downthere* and everytime I do it I get those &/(&%$§ little red pimples.

I always use fresh blades and lots of shaving cream.

What can I do to prevent those pimples from always popping up??

Thanks

T*P

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exfoliation is what I have been told. There are products to use, one that I can think of is "bikini zone". It is available at Walmart with all the shaving supplies. It has a bit of lidocaine for numbing, and some SA in it to exfoliate. That is supposed to be key to preventing those post-shaving bumps. There are also special shaving creams for the bikini area also.

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Try shaving in the direction that the hair is growing, not against it. You also may want to try a hair remover cream instead of shaving with a razor.

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apply a bit of baby oil gel after shaving, and soft cotton boyshorts for a while (the edges of normal underwear will rub where you just shaved and irritate it and make razor bumps spring up)

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Guest FearlessBunnyLove

Homemade tendskin really helps me. I've also read putting deordarant on the area helps. I got the recipe tendskin at makeupalley.

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What I do is I wash it first with an anti-bacterial soap. Then exfoliate lightly with conditioner, and after I get out pat dry....slap some Tea Tree Oil and never get a pimple there!

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After you shave, apply benzoyl peroxide cream. 2 days after shaving, exfoliate with a loofah or with a scrub and then continue doing that every other day.

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Try shaving in the direction that the hair is growing, not against it. You also may want to try a hair remover cream instead of shaving with a razor.

Do you know of a brand that is safe to use down there? All the one's I've looked at have specifically stated to not use in the genital area.

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WAX! WAX! WAX!

After waxing the hair grows in a lot finer... it is just a lot more convenient. 1x for a month or two... waht could be better? It doesn't even hurt that bad if you get a good aesthetician!

:D

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There not so much pimples as ingrown hairs, or shaving bumps. (just irratted pores). I get that alot, too. Exfoliate before shaving - and make sure you soak the genital area good before you put a razor down.

I usually leave that area last to be shaved, so that way the water has had a chance to soak in the area and soften the hair.

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Guest FearlessBunnyLove

I've been wanting to try waxing, but unfortunetely I'm going on tane soon. Maybe I'll try after I finish.

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Waxing is your best option. I do still send my clients home with Tend Skin solution to help prevent the spots. If you want to get a wax make sure the esthetician uses hard stripless wax, it's less irritating and less painful.

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lol, if you put TTO down there you'd like keel over and scream. Heh. Yea I use some wierd all natural pure castille soap instead of shaving cream. No little red bumps for me.

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yesterday i decided to try using conditioner as a shaving lotion [i kept hearing how great it was], and what do you know...smooth, not bumpy and not irritated.

i like the idea of waxing but a. i'm on accutane and b. i dont want to have to let it grow to a quarter inch between waxes

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ingrown hairs are the cause and they are a pain in the ass, how come porn stars never get any???

conditioner is less drying than shaving foam..

gentlyexfoliate before shaving..

hair removal creams r good, i use veet shower formula,it says not to use "down ther" but i tested it and it was fine tho make sure u time it and dont leave on for longer than 8mins, then if there are any stray hairs left i wax them off using veets wax strips (this is less painful cause the hairs have been weakened by the cream)...

i know a girl who got it removed by laser, she said it was worth the money as if u add up all the costs of waxing over the years!!

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You could remove the hair with a laser and that would solve your problem, or you could try PFB vanish. It is the best stuff in the world for ingrown hairs and shaving bumps. Its a roll-on that has SA, GA and LA in it to exfoliate.

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Yepp, I shave myself *downthere* and everytime I do it I get those &/(&%$§ little red pimples.

I always use fresh blades and lots of shaving cream.

What can I do to prevent those pimples from always popping up??

Thanks

T*P

The pimples are probably caused by ingrown hairs. Try using a dibilitory (sp?) instead of a razor. I was given a tip that if I was to shave with a razor, make sure it's a brand new blade and use baby oil instead of soap or shaving cream.

Or you could just trim, instead.

And if you have dark hair and don't mind spending the money, there are laser hair removel treatments...

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Do you know of a brand that is safe to use down there? All the one's I've looked at have specifically stated to not use in the genital area.

I once burned my skin using a hair removal cream and haven't used it since. I didn't leave it on for too long, it just burned. It turned into a giant (like quarter size) open wound that was pussy. Gross, yeah, but be warned.

For ingrown hairs, I exfoliate with a SA cleanser, or use stridex SA pads or a lotion with AHA after getting out of the shower. If I do get a inflamed bump I put neosporin on it and, just like your face, it helps heal faster and without leaving a mark.

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My skin has gotten totally used to the razor ... no bumps from shaving anymore.

When I first started, I did have some irritation. Using a loofah on the area right after shaving seemed to help a lot.

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Try shaving in the direction that the hair is growing, not against it. You also may want to try a hair remover cream instead of shaving with a razor.

But if you're taking accutane do not use hair removal creams...I did (only on arms tho) & ended up with chemical burns!! Accutane packaging says not to wax but does not mention anything about hair removal creams!

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