DIY Razor Burn Relief

Let’s just start by saying, I hate shaving. My skin is so sensitive and I almost always get razor burn. The problem was made worse when I, by VERY last resort, had to use a single blade razor. (I blame Dave for buying them because they were on sale) I immediately regretted that decision. Thankfully, my jar of coconut oil was right next to my vanity and I started lathering it on my legs. The lauric acid in coconut oil is anti-bacterial, which means it can prevent any of those annoying bumps from becoming infected.

Unfortunately, even the best razors can make my skin irritated. So the next time this happened, I created a sugar scrub to help ease the redness with 1 cup raw sugar and 1/2 Kelapo Coconut Oilwith a few drops of essential oil. I rubbed this mixture directly to my skin after I shaved and let it sit for a few minutes before wiping it off with a warm cloth.

I no longer have to dread shaving with coconut oil at my vanity!

This remove any dead skin and course hair around the razor burn. This really helped soothe my skin – just make sure it’s sugar and NOT salt. That would hurt.

After I dried my legs, I used my Three Ingredient Moisturizer all over my legs which really provided much needed relief. Thankfully I still have plenty, even though my fiancé is using it daily (which I can’t complain!).

I also read apple cider vinegar can help with razor burn. Anyone tried that?

To see more amazing things coconut oil can do, read Lani’s popular DIY Acne Treatment and Save Your Spray Tan from Kayla.

Got any beauty tips? We love to hear them!

-Michelle

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