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Old 05-13-2007, 12:14 PM   #1
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Unhappy Shaving and bumps

Man, all this is starting to make me miss winter, when I could just cover up in jeans and a sweater and not worry about razors!

Does anyone else have the problem with shaving where you get little red bumps-- occasionally on armpits, but they're usually around the bikini line? They're really annoying and kind of gross, but I'm not sure how to avoid them. I guess storing your razor outside of the shower helps, but it's still a problem. Has anyone tried that Nair bikini cream? Does anyone have any tips?
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Old 05-13-2007, 01:02 PM   #2
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ooooooooh i wanna know too, those bumps just make it look like you haven't shaved at all for a few days its really really annoying
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Old 05-13-2007, 01:38 PM   #3
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Check out the men's shaving section at the drugstore. You should find some bump-stopping aftershaves, usually marketed to men who shave their heads. You'll smell a little masculine for a bit, but it's worth it, the bumps stop!!
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Old 05-13-2007, 04:26 PM   #4
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Hey Maegdaeien!

Bikini Zone sells a product (medicated creme) that is suppose to do away with those bumps, redness, and itching. I saw the product in Rite Aid but I am sure they sell it at other drug stores.

Sally Hansen who is known for their waxing products also sells a no bump product. It comes as a medicated pad. It is suppose to give the same results as the Bikini Zone. I'm sure the Sally Hansen will be easy to find since it is sold every where....

Hope this helps!!
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Old 05-13-2007, 05:52 PM   #5
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I have found that if I use the ladies razors, that I will have those same bumps. If I use DH's triple blade (more expensive) razors then I do not have bumps at all.
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Old 05-13-2007, 06:44 PM   #6
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Gold Bond Medicated Powder works to clear it up fast..
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Old 05-13-2007, 07:33 PM   #7
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Here's a link re: razor bumps. It tells you WAY more than I think ANYONE ever wanted to know about the subject...
http://www.bchealthguide.org/kbase/t...5spec/sec1.htm
I know, it's geared towards guys, since they apparently get them more than women, so just substitute the word "beard" with "bumpy furry legs and pits"...
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Old 05-13-2007, 07:34 PM   #8
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What about that new VEET, anybody tried that?
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Old 05-13-2007, 08:43 PM   #9
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I wax the bikini area, no bumps! I use Gigis brazillion wax, they even have a numbing spray and it is only 17.95 for the whole kit at Sally Beauty.
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I wax, too, but I have it done for me - not brave enough to do it myself! Exfoliation is the key, for me - a good scrub in every shower without moisturizer - apparently (according to my waxer) moisturizer, which we want to put on the bumps, makes them worse!

When I did shave, I was a BIG FAN of Bikini Zone.
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Old 05-14-2007, 11:27 AM   #11
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i agree with lily, the men's razors just work so much better. been using the mach3 forever and no complaints.

i do have these weird red dots all over my legs and also on my arms. i never could figure out why, since they are on my arms it's not related to shaving... but they look kinda the same. i hate them and the only thing that does anything is to get a good tan.
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I used to have this problem too and then a friend of mine introduced me to this wonderful shaving lotion called ... Coochie Cream.. Yep, that's the real name of it. You can buy it online or I get mine from a nearby adult shop. It's for shaving one's face, legs, etc... You can also use it as conditioner. I have the smoothest legs using that stuff than I have ever had in the past. It is all that my boyfriend uses to shave his face with now too. Hope this help.
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i agree with lily, the men's razors just work so much better. been using the mach3 forever and no complaints.

i do have these weird red dots all over my legs and also on my arms. i never could figure out why, since they are on my arms it's not related to shaving... but they look kinda the same. i hate them and the only thing that does anything is to get a good tan.
I have those same little red dots! I've had them since I was a kid and I always wondered what they are. I was hoping if I lost a bunch of weight they would go away. I've been thinking about putting a retinoid cream on them, but I don't know if it would help...
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Another one with dots here!
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Old 05-14-2007, 09:40 PM   #15
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This is what I use to remove all unwanted hair...yes even the hair down there! I raved about it so much that now even my mother uses it.

http://www.softsheen-carson.com/?p=141&category=24

I wanted to add that I buy it at the Dollar General or WalMart so it is easy to find.
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