Tag: razor bumps

09 Aug 2020
How to get rid of razor burn
Razor burn and ingrown hairs are uncomfortable and unsightly, but thankfully, also avoidable. According to Hadley King, MD, a board-certified dermatologist in New York, these types of skin irritations are often the culprit of improper shaving techniques.
02 Aug 2020
Air Force razor bumps
The Department of the Air Force is adopting a set of “more inclusive” standards for airmen and Space Force members in its Dress and Personal Appearance of Air Force Personnel. The change will remove language and rules that in the past may have created “unintentional or unfair barriers” to advancement. Here are the changes: * Shaving waivers can be granted to people who are diagnosed with Pseudofolliculitis Barbae – razor bumps – a condition common among African American men. Those with the condition still would be required to maintain a “neat, clean and professional image.”
22 Jul 2020
manuka honey wound skincare
Over the past few decades, there has been a resurgence in the clinical use of honey as a topical wound treatment. A plethora of in vitro and in vivo evidence supports this resurgence, demonstrating that honey debrides wounds, kills bacteria, penetrates biofilm, lowers wound pH, reduces chronic inflammation, and promotes fibroblast infiltration, among other beneficial qualities. Given these results, it is clear that honey has a potential role in the field of tissue engineering and regeneration. Researchers have incorporated honey into tissue engineering templates, including electrospun meshes, cryogels, and hydrogels, with varying degrees of success.
27 Jan 2020
women shaving razor bumps
For thousands of years, women (and some men) have altered what nature has provided between their legs. Pubic modifications have largely escaped research scrutiny, but now one study shows which women are most likely to wield razors, and another explores the links between pubic presentation and women’s sexual attitudes and activities.
26 Nov 2019
ingrown hair serum
Blessure Serum Skincare effectively reduces the appearance of ingrown hair, razor bumps, and redness from shaving, waxing, electrolysis or laser hair removal.
25 Nov 2019
bikini line razor rash
If you're not that into pubic hair, you'll probably know the immense, all-consuming discomfort you feel the day after shaving your bikini region. It's so awful, it makes many women turn to the pricier (and ouchier) waxing instead, or just leaving it au naturel to save all the hassle and cash (which, btw, we're all for).
13 Nov 2019
strawberry legs
What causes strawberry legs The skin creates a buildup of a protein called keratin—the same building block for hair, skin, and nails—and the keratin creates a plug that blocks the hair follicle, leading to small bumps,
29 Oct 2019
pubic hair razor bumps
It’s not hard to learn how to shave your pubic area, and the task is relatively easy once you get the hang of it. Follow the guidelines in this article and you should be able to do it without thinking and your pubic hair razor bumps will be gone, after a few weeks of practice.
14 Oct 2019
Shaving can irritate the skin, which may lead to itchy and painful red bumps. Itching after shaving may be a sign of razor burn or folliculitis. Shaving incorrectly, using a dull razor, or shaving a sensitive area of skin can all cause skin irritation.
07 Oct 2019
Pseudofolliculitis barbae razor bumps
Pseudofolliculitis barbae, or more commonly known as razor bumps, is caused when curly beard hair curves back into the skin after being shaved, causing inflammation. Service members are required to shave every day, so troops susceptible to razor bumps will be affected, Lt. Cmdr. Adam Cole, a spokesman for the chief of navy personnel, wrote in an email.

Of the more than 337,000 sailors in the Navy, about 6,000 each year are treated for the condition, according to Cmdr. Thomas Barlow, a dermatologist at Naval Medical Center San Diego. The Navy only tracks how many people are treated for the condition and not how many permanent waivers are issued, he said.