Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. Razor bumps are basically ingrown hairs , which can pop up anywhere that you remove hair and often happen on more delicate areas where the hair is coarse, like the bikini line. Luckily, there are lots of products out there that you can use before and after waxing and shaving to help prevent or eliminate irritation — including some products that you might have assumed were only for the face but are more versatile than we thought. We talked to six aestheticians and waxing experts to hear which creams , gels , and serums to reach for in the days after waxing or shaving, and other steps you can take to stave off razor bumps in the first place.
If you're one of the 77 percent of women who shave their bikini line, then you know the full pain of a shave gone wrong. TBH, it makes it almost not worth it. So is there even a good way to shave—or should you just splurge on a wax? Turns out, you can totally shave your pubic hair without getting all the bumps and irritation—you just have to be mindful of these seven expert tips. Picking the right razor is the first step to ensuring your bikini line is smooth and bump-free. In other words, you'll get a better, closer shave without risking a cut or irritation.