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#1 bearboy01

Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:50 PM

Hi there - i am not sure why but for the past few months when I shave I get terrible rash - PAINFUL - and yes embarressing - I heal it with rash powder that has aloe vera in it and baking powder - but I dont know why this is happening and would LOVE some tips to prevent this - X

#2 adl

Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:58 PM

I too suffer this.... I find shaving cream, and a good razor never cheap disposables but Venus etc ...the more expensive ones and not all the time,  you can't shave every 1-2 days in summer....and after I rub with a wash  cloth or body scrub mitt to stop ingrown hairs ...

Only use sensitive deodorant and never aerosol sprays....

Of you get a rash try and leave it alone to dry out

#3 Missy Shelby

Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:04 PM

Maybe your underarms are quite sensitive to the razors you are using?

I have been using gillette daisy razors since, forever, they might not be the fanciest looking razors or the most expensive but I have never had a rash from them.

I always apply a really think layer of shaving cream so I am not just running down the razor on my bare skin iykwim.

Recently I used Nads Sensitive Hair Removal cream for my upper lip and it worked quite well, pretty sure it is suitable for under arm use as well.

#4 RealityBites

Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:08 PM

I got this one using aerosol deodorants - avoid them!

#5 brazen

Posted 19 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

i find i get it with waxing as well as with shaving sad.gif


#6 erindiv

Posted 19 December 2012 - 06:20 PM

I get this if I don't use a quality razor. Venus is my choice and haven't had trouble with them yet. Cheap ones are horrid on me.




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