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    Updated on Sep 10, 2020. Posted on Sep 5, 2020

    18 Products For Anyone Who's Ready To Break Up With Razor Bumps

    What's the point of shaving if hair will just be replaced by razor bumps? LMK.

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    1. Quinn's alcohol-free toner infused with aloe vera and witch hazel, the latter of which is truly *chef's kiss* when it comes to pretty much any skin ailment: acne, excess oil, puffiness, and razor bumps.

    reviewer holding up clear bottle with black cap labeled "Quinn's witch hazel unscented"
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    Simply dab your skin post-shave with a bit of the above and voila!

    Promising review: "OH MY GOSH! Where have you been all my life? This works SO good to prevent razor burn, discomfort, and zits. I apply this first and then Dollar Shave Club Post Shave Dew, and I get zero irritation, redness, or discomfort." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    2. Tend solution because ingrown hairs and razor bumps are truly *ahem* the pits. Simply spread this lotion onto whichever body part you plan on shaving (and yes, it's safe for the bikini area) and POOF! Skin irritation and bumps will all but vanish.

    a before reviewer photo of an armpit with bumps and an after photo of the same reviewer with no bumps
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    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING. You would never believe it, but it works wonders. One of the worst parts of summer for me is razor burn and chafing/irritation, particularly at the beach when the hair follicles on my legs dry up from the saltwater. This stuff prevents ALL of that. No bumps, no pain, nothing. The best part? It doesn't matter when you put it on. Before you shave, after you shave, even when you're not shaving, going to the beach, getting back from the beach, etc. It just always works." —Claire

    Get it from Amazon for $14.79 (also available in larger sizes).

    3. ...or a refillable Tend solution roll-on for easy, mess-free application that is surprisingly effective. This is the size of a deodorant stick which makes it *ideal* for tropical vacations in which swimsuits will be worn (when we can safely resume traveling, that is).

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    Promising review: "This is pretty much the only thing that works for my ingrown hairs on my bikini line. I use it religiously, and everything stays smooth. You just must exfoliate the area when bathing to get the best out of it. Nothing crazy, just carefully rub the skin with your towel when drying off after a shower to remove the skin that is lifted by the product." —Lexis B.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.96.

    4. An oat and vitamin E Aveeno shave gel that is safe for even the most sensitive, temperamental complexions. More than 5,000 reviewers swear that this noncomedogenic formula is great for combatting razor bumps, plus no added fragrances means no irritated nostrils.

    reviewer holding the white bottle labeled "Aveeno therapeutic shave gel"
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    Promising review: "I have very sensitive, dry skin, especially in the winter; sometimes so dry, I get painful patches on my legs. I always get razor bumps on my legs, under my armpits and delicate areas. I needed something to combat this so I figured I'd try Aveeno and upgrade my razor. This shave gel is like NOTHING I've ever used before. The color, texture, and consistency is something I haven't come across in a shaving cream/gel. No more razor bumps!" —Norma

    Get it from Amazon for $3.64.

    5. A post-shave treatment ideal for face *and* body. A blend of sunflower seed oil and a patented complex guarantees a soothed, smooth complexion that won't feel overly dry.

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    Promising review: "I’ve used this product for six months now and I’m very impressed!! Bye to razor bumps and irritation. I'll be a customer for life." —Michael

    Get it from Frederick Benjamin for $18.

    6. A Schick dermaplaning razor for anyone ready to bid adieu to the pains of plucking. This rids stray brow hairs and unwanted peach fuzz with just one swoop, plus is great for quickly covering any missed spots. Forget the inner part of your ankle during your morning shower? No worries — give a quick run-through with this gentle tool and smoothness will be yours in a jiffy.

    before photo of reviewer with stray hairs above lip and on eyebrow, after photo of same reviewer with no stray hairs
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    Promising review: "These work so much better than the last brand I bought! They are great for eyebrows, facial hair/peach fuzz, skin exfoliation, arm shaving, and missed spots on legs! They are sharp enough to shave my arms, but do not cut or irritate the skin. Many times I’ve used them to fix a spot I missed while shaving my legs. It works without irritating the skin or leaving razor bumps (no, I would not recommend shaving legs that way, but works on a small spot in a pinch)." —McShear

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $5.62.

    7. A luxurious Dove body polish to prep skin pre-hair removal, helping slough away dead skin that would have clogged your pores with each shave. A blend of crushed macadamia and rice milk call for skin smoother than a baby's behind — and unlike most exfoliators, this formula won't leave your complexion feeling dried out the moment you step out of the shower.

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    Promising review: "I love this exfoliating body scrub and I will always buy it. This is the perfect solution to prep your legs before shaving so you don’t get 'strawberry legs.' I scrub this on my legs for a good minute and then wash it off and my legs literally shine and look so beautiful with no blemishes or anything. This is a life saver; it really helps with razor burn too and it doesn’t dry out your skin either. Plus, the smell is so amazing and perfect." —lexieanne

    Get it from Amazon for $5.94.

    8. A splurge-worthy Bevel trimmer with a 360-degree nonslip handling, four hours of cordless power, and impressive blades that repel pore-clogging dirt and oil — aka the bacteria that would lead to irritation down the road.

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    Promising review: "This is the best shaver ever. I'm in the military and this trimmer along with the razor has done wonders for me! I recommend it to all who are tired of razor bumps and skin irritations." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $162.21 (originally $199.95).

    9. A noncomedogenic, fragrance-free Cerave moisturizing cream that you should've started using, like, yesterday. This formula contains salicylic acid, niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, and vitamin D — all of which provide light exfoliation so your skin can retain more moisture, plus it's super effective at combating (and calming) everything from psoriasis and body acne to razor bumps.

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    Promising review: "IF YOU GET RAZOR BUMPS, INGROWN HAIRS, 'strawberry legs': i bought this item for those reasons and it helped me a lot! No more ingrown hairs, skin is very soft, and is moisturizing!" —Ana

    Get it from Amazon for $17.28

    10. A splurge-worthy multi-purpose oil formulated with several powerful oils (grape seed, jojoba, clary sage, and tea tree) to simultaneously soften skin and clear pores. This prevents ingrown hairs and bumps from forming anywhere you shave, plus it's great for repairing cuticles and split-ends, dries quickly, and won't leave a sticky residue behind.

    model holding clear round bottle with clear dropper and yellow liquid inside
    Fur

    Promising review: "I used to have the worst ingrowns, I tried waxing, I tried growing it out for months, nothing worked. I just got the oil about a week ago, and I’ve already seen a HUGE difference. I use it after I get out of the shower, shave, and have no bumps! My hair was less coarse, softer, and easier to get rid of! I recommend this to everyone, even if you have no razor bump issues. It’s amazing and worth the investment." —J

    Get it from Fur for $46+.

    11. A Billie starter kit that includes a colorful ergonomic handle, two rust- and nickel-free razor blades, *and* a magnetic holder that will actually adhere to your shower wall (a true miracle).

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    I personally use and *love* this razor: I'm prone to bumps and this is the first razor I've tried in which that hasn't been an issue. You can also opt for monthly razor head replacements, which means you're constantly shaving with fresh blades that haven't been overtaken by rust.

    Get it from Billie for $9 (available in four razor handle colors).

    To learn more, check out "We Tried That Pretty Razor Subscription All Over Instagram And, TBH, We Loved It".

    12. Eos shave cream packed with vitamins E and C, shea butter, natural aloe, and natural oats. This inexpensive gem has over 1,700 positive reviews and is lauded for its rich lather, moisturizing properties, and three scent options that are nothing short of divine: vanilla, lavender, and pomegranate raspberry.

    the white bottle of shave cream with a white cap
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    Promising review: "I finally tried this product last night and I’m so happy I did. I’ll probably never use anything else again. I’ve always struggled with sensitive skin, razor bumps, and dry skin. First thing I noticed is how it literally feels like you’re applying the smoothest lotion ever and the scent wasn’t over powering, but JUST right. After shaving, I noticed how smooth and moisturized my legs were. Today I woke up and noticed my legs look much clearer, no razor bumps." —Victoria Luneau

    Get it from Amazon for $3.39.

    13. A hydrating Schick two-in-one razor to help you tackle the bane of your shaving existence: the bikini area. This comes equipped with an electric, waterproof trimmer that has four comb settings so you can adjust the ~closeness~ of your shave.

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    Promising review: "I purchased this item for my lady business because my skin is very sensitive. I suffer from really bad razor rash in that area and I prefer to keep it clean. This item facilitates a fairly clean shave with NO unflattering itchy bumps!" —Olivia

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    14. A marble body brush ideal for boosting circulation and lymphatic drainage, deep cleaning trapped dirt and oil with gentle exfoliation, *and* for tackling pesky ingrown hairs that refuse to let you live in peace. Goodbye, painful bumps. Please let the door hit you on your way out.

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    Promising review: "I use this my beautiful brush a few days before shaving and let me tell you, it's made a tremendous difference for ingrown hairs. It's also really beautiful, so there's that. This really is great for before shaving." —Faye L.

    Get it from Gilded for $88.

    15. A scrubber and tweezer set that includes a silicone body scrubber for intense exfoliation (and therefore a closer, smoother, less irritated shave), plus precision tweezers to pull out stray hairs or devious ingrown strands.

    review photo of the black tweezers, smaller blue silicone scrubber, and larger pink silicone scrubber
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    This set also comes with a facial scrubber to *boost* the effectiveness of your daily cleanser. It provides gentle exfoliation à la BPA-free bristles, which ensure your pores have been stripped of all remaining dirt, makeup, and oil.

    Promising review: "I absolutely loveeee this exfoliating brush! I suffer from a lot of ingrown hairs due to how frequently I shave, and this product has definitely helped with that." —Yasmine Moya

    Get this trio from Amazon for $11.95.

    16. A Schick Intuition razor conveniently designed with a built-in aloe and vitamin e soap bar. Add in a pivoting head to prevent nicks plus an ergonomic handle, and ding ding ding! You've got yourself a winner in the form of an easy shave.

    one pastel pink, one purple, and one blue razor
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    Promising review: "I have struggled with razor burn my whole life and have several skin conditions. These blades are so moisturizing that no shaving cream is needed and I haven't gotten any cuts or razor burn bumps!" —Lindsay Parton

    Get a handle with six razor refills on Amazon for $19.93+ (available in six formulas and scents).

    17. A Command razor holder that has a water-resistant strip that is *truly* water-resistant and will actually stay put. It's even equipped with drainage holes to get rid of excess water, thus preventing gross rust from forming on your probably-should-be-replaced-anyway disposable razor — the kind that absolutely results in razor bumps.

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    And while this adhesive is super strong, it won't damage your wall surface when you're ready to remove it.

    Promising review: "Holds my toothbrush AND razor comfortably on the wall of my shower. The plastic has a frosted texture finish which, coupled with the drainage hole in the bottom, have kept any buildup or gunk from forming inside the holder. The Command adhesive has held beautifully and can be removed very easily thanks to the part of the holder that lets the adhesive tab stick out." —R. Wilson

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97.

    18. A Proraso shaving cream with eucalyptus and menthol to tone, purify, and refresh your skin, aka your shave will be total ~smooth~ sailing. Razor burn is about to become a thing of ancient history.

    reviewer photo of hand holding the white shaving cream tube with green cap
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    Psst, this shaving cream has over 3,000 (!!!) glowing reviews on Amazon.

    Promising review: "This is hands-down the best shaving cream I have ever used. First of all, the smell and feel is incredible. Second, it lathers up incredibly. Finally, the fact that it's in a toothpaste-style tube is nice since you can squeeze out every drop, plus it's easier to travel with than an aerosol can." —M. Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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